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Hundreds of thousands of Koreans call for Pride Parade to be banned

Hundreds of thousands of Koreans call for Pride Parade to be banned

Hundreds of thousands of South Koreans have called for an upcoming Pride Parade in the nation’s capital to be banned. More 210,000 people have signed an online petition hosted at the President of Korea’s website. The petitioners say the gay pride parade that is scheduled to occur this weekend in an ‘abomination”. It will the […]

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Protesters find a clever way to display the rainbow flag at the World Cup

Protesters find a clever way to display the rainbow flag at the World Cup

The eyes of the world have been on Russia for the last few weeks as it hosts soccer’s World Cup. The countries tough anti-LGBTI propaganda laws make it almost impossible for people to raise the issue of how LGBTI people are treated in the country, but one group of clever protesters have found an ingenious […]

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India’s Supreme Court considers decriminalising homosexuality

India’s Supreme Court considers decriminalising homosexuality

India’s Supreme Court has begun considering if homosexuality should be made legal by removing outdated British colonial laws. The challenge has been brought forward by a group of LGBTI people who argue that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code is discriminatory. The case is being heard by a panel of five judges. “We are […]

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President Jimmy Carter: “Jesus would have approved of gay marriage’

President Jimmy Carter: “Jesus would have approved of gay marriage’

Former US President Jimmy Cater says he believes that Jesus would be approving of gay marriage. President Carter, who held the office from 1977 to 1981, was speaking to HuffPost Live about his new autobiography and reflecting on the importance religion has held in life. “I think Jesus would encourage any love affair if it […]

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Malaysian politician Charles Santiago: “Gay rights are human rights”

Malaysian politician Charles Santiago: “Gay rights are human rights”

A Malaysian politician has called on the country to move toward decriminalizing homosexuality and argued that Malaysia’s new government need to bring an end to discrimination against LGBTI citizens. Charles Santiago, who represents the Selangor region in Klang made the call on Sunday after a government employee was forced to stand down from his position […]

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Worth a Read: Catch up on the latest news

Worth a Read: Catch up on the latest news

Sting on gay dating app ends in two convictions overturned Brisbane Times   Brisbane couple called ‘stupid faggots’ and beaten by teen attackers Pink News A Queensland gay couple has been physically and verbally attacked by a gang of men after leaving a club. Joshua Dickson and Alex Vlasits said they were repeatedly punched and told […]

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London Pride asks why pride matters in 2018?

London Pride asks why pride matters in 2018?

London Pride celebrated pride over the weekend with huge crowds people turning out to watch the parade. There were so many requests to take part in the parade this year that organisers capped the number of people who could participate at 30,000 marchers. In the lead up to the event London Pride developed an advertising […]

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United Kingdom moves to outlaw gay conversion therapy

United Kingdom moves to outlaw gay conversion therapy

The British government has announced it will look into introducing legislation to make gay conversion therapy illegal. The announcement came as part of a 75 point plan that aims to improve the lives of LGBTI people in Great Britain. The plan was developed from information obtained via a major government survey that was completed by […]

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Rising anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia is affecting tackling HIV

Rising anti-LGBT sentiment in Indonesia is affecting tackling HIV

Human Rights Watch have warned that rising discrimination against the LGBTI community in Indonesia is having a negative effect on the countries efforts to tackle HIV. “The Indonesian government should recognize that its role in abuses against LGBT people is seriously compromising the country’s response to HIV,” said Kyle Knight, LGBT rights researcher at Human […]

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Worth a read: The most interesting stories we’ve seen online

Worth a read: The most interesting stories we’ve seen online

The team at OUTinPerth are voracious news readers, who scour the internet for the latest breaking news and interesting articles. We’re often found surfing the net on our phones, with the radio playing in the background, while a 24 hour news channel simultaneously plays. Here’s a few articles that have caught our attention recently. HIV […]

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