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Canada to accept gay refugees from Syrian conflict

Canada to accept gay refugees from Syrian conflict

The Canadian government has announced plans to allow gay men along with families, women and children fleeing the conflict in Syria. According to the National Post, recently elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his Liberal government have ruled out any chance of allowing lone males into the country. However, due to the increased chance of […]

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UN Security Council hear plea from LGBT Iraq and Syria

UN Security Council hear plea from LGBT Iraq and Syria

The United Nations Security Council addressed an exclusively LGBT issue on Monday, centred on ISIS’ targeted persecution and violence towards the LGBT community in Iraq and Syria. Executive director of the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission fronted the council accompanied by two men from Iraq and Syria, who shared the horrors of living […]

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