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New legal gender recognition legislation approved by Belgium


Transgender citizens in Belgium can legally change their name on documents, without having to undergo any surgical procedure. The parliament met yesterday and approved the law that put an end to the sterilisation requirements ...

In this case it’s homosexuals seeking asylum


Lithuania is the first country in the world to concede the right to asylum to two homosexuals persecuted in Chechnya because of their sexual orientation. The announcement came from the Minister of Foreign Affairs ...

Funeral home refused to cremate gay man


Robert Huskey and Jack Zawadski were together for more than half a century. When the former died, a funeral parlour allegedly told his husband they would not handle his ashes. For most of the ...

New video channel by and for trans people in India


TransVision is the new YouTube channel created by trans people in India for their community. In the words of Moses Tulasi, filmmaker and producer, TransVision "aims to provide accurate scientific and anthropological information on medical, ...

UK police recording LGBT domestic abuse


Domestic violence does not spare even homosexual couples. For this reason, the UK Police Force decided to officially collect data regarding abuse complaints among LGBT partners. Allowing them to have as clear a picture ...