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Indian teens learn about same-sex couples as attitudes shift

2 August 2019, 4:11 PM

Indian schoolchildren are learning about same-sex couples in a new textbook, in the latest sign of shifting attitudes in the socially conservative country following the decriminalisation of gay sex in 2018.

Botswana seeks to overturn court ruling allowing gay sex

6 July 2019, 12:01 PM

Botswana’s government will appeal a high court ruling which decriminalised homosexuality, potentially resuscitating a law that punished gay sex by up to seven years in prison.

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Ukraine hosts biggest ever gay pride parade

23 June 2019, 4:03 PM

Ukrainian politicians and foreign diplomats joined thousands marching in a gay pride parade inKiev on Sunday, the biggest and most peaceful ever in the former Soviet country.

Botswana court ruling is a ray of hope for LGBT people across Africa

13 June 2019, 9:12 AM

Botswana’s High Court has ruled that private consensual sex between adults of the same sex is no longer criminal.

Death of second transgender asylum seeker in US sparks safety fears

4 June 2019, 7:01 AM

A second transgender asylum seeker who was HIV-positive has died after being detained in the United States, government officials said on Monday, sparking fresh concerns over the treatment of LGBT and immigrants.



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