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Court ruling brings marriage equality to the western hemisphere

Court ruling brings marriage equality to the western hemisphere

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights has ruled that marriage equality should be recognised without discrimination. The court holds jurisdiction over all countries who are signatories to the American Convention of Human Rights, and will see same-sex marriage become legal in a number of Latin and North American nations. The ruling is a result of […]

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Racism & the queer community: The rainbow never shined so white

Racism & the queer community: The rainbow never shined so white

Once again, I am testing my mental health by reading the comment sections about the addition of the brown and black stripes to the pride flag in Philadelphia. But then, being black and gay has been the mental health test of my life. Coming from Brazil – ranked the world’s deadliest place for LGBT people […]

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Brazilian teenager murdered by mother for being gay

Brazilian teenager murdered by mother for being gay

A mother in Brazil has been arrested for the murder of her 17-year-old son late last year. Reports from the South American nation state that Tatiana Lozano Pereira coaxed her son Itaberli Lozano into a trap, hiring two young men to brutally attack the 17-year-old. Sources say the 18 & 19-year-old’s beat Itaberli as per his […]

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Gabriel Fontana is Electric

Gabriel Fontana is Electric

Gabriel Fontana is a climbing up the charts in Sweden and getting some world wide attention for his tune Electric.  Gabriel is originally from Brazil but now lives in Sweden. Last year he appeared on Swedish Idol (they still have Idol in Sweden?). The judges didn’t pick Gabriel at the audition phase, but he went on […]

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Ellen Page confronts homophobic cop in new doco-series

Ellen Page confronts homophobic cop in new doco-series

  Actress Ellen Page is shown confronting a boastful homophobic policeman in a trailer for a new travel series. ‘Gaycation’ is due to air on Vice publications new TV channel, Viceland. Page travels the world with her gay best friend Daniel, as they explore LGBT communities and culture across the globe. In the trailer, the […]

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Schoolboys Wear Skirts in Solidarity with Trans* Girl

Schoolboys Wear Skirts in Solidarity with Trans* Girl

Rio de Janeiro student Maria Muniz was fined by her school Colégio Pedro II for wearing a skirt. Because Muniz is transgender, the school did not recognise her as female, fined her and told her to only wear trousers in future. Nine days after the incident, Muniz’ classmates demonstrated their support for her by all […]

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