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Dutch judges call for third gender in Netherlands

Several European nations recognize a third gender. Soon the Netherlands may join them.On May 28, a Dutch court said that the government of Holland should give legal recognition to a third gender, a neutral ...

Scottish gay couple attacked in Edinburgh

A Scottish gay couple was recently attacked outside of a Edinburgh nightclub.According to NewNowNext, the pair of men were holding hands at 3 am on the morning of Sunday, May 20, outside of the club CC Bloo...

Church of Scotland will write same-sex marriage laws

The official Church of Scotland is planning on drafting new laws which will enable and include same-sex marriage. The Reverend Bryan Kerr called upon the Scottish Church's national assembly to write said laws, ...

Fiji holds first Pacific region pride parade

Fiji recently became the very first country in the Pacific region to throw its own Pride parade. Activists in the area have sought, for years, to gain police permission to march freely.Finally, legal go-ahe...

Transgender Iranians still face discrimination

Transgender citizens of Iran are still discriminated against, according to multiple sources. Despite legal protection of transgender status and transgender people, there is little society-wide acceptance for tr...

Pope Francis comforts gay man

Pope Francis is receiving plaudits for his recent comments regarding LGBTQ dignity. Jorge Mario Bergoglio, the current pontiff of the Roman Catholic Church, is widely regarded as a liberalizing presence within ...

After LGBT+ censoring, China bars Eurovision Finale

After a Chinese station Mango TV edited out a LGBT+ content, Eurovision Song Contest administrators blocked the station from airing the finale of the international song contest. Inside China, the censorship bro...

Pakistan passes transgender protections

The parliament of Pakistan has passed a rights bill for transgender citizens. The Transgender Persons Act allows individuals to choose their gender, and have said gender recognized on government documents.T...