Chilean Transgender Name Bill Passes Legislature

After five years, Chile’s congress approved a bill allowing transgender people older than 14 to change their name and gender in official records, reported Reuters. It was approved on Wednesday of last week (...

Japanese Politicians Denounce Anti-LGBTQ Diet Member

Japanese civil rights advocates and politicians have publicly condemned anti-LGBTQ statements made by Diet Member Mio Sugita. They have asked for her to explain or apologize to Japan’s LGBTQ community. Sugit...

Egypt’s LGBTQ Crackdown Continues

Egypt’s anti-LGBTQ crackdown that gained traction after a rainbow flag was raised at a concert in Cairo last November is worsening; where October 2017 saw 70 people arrested and a significant number sentenced t...