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Botswana decriminalises homosexuality in landmark ruling

11 June 2019, 3:21 PM

Botswana’s High Court ruled Tuesday in favour of decriminalising homosexuality, handing down a landmark verdict greeted with joy by gay rights campaigners.

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Trump to launch global campaign to end criminalisation of homosexuality

20 February 2019, 5:10 AM

US President Donald Trump’s administration plans to launch a global campaign to end the criminalisation of homosexuality in dozens of countries where it’s still illegal.

Japan gay couples seek marriage rights in Valentine’s lawsuit

13 February 2019, 6:31 AM

Chizuka Oe and Yoko Ogawa have been together for 25 years, but when they submitted their marriage registration at a Tokyo town hall, they knew it would be rejected.

‘We’re not weak’: Thai trans boxer to blaze trail in France

1 January 2018, 7:39 AM

Wearing red lipstick and a pink sports bra, Nong Rose trades blows with her twin brother in a Thai boxing gym, preparing for a foreign debut that will make her the first transgender fighter to enter the ring in France. A few weeks ahead of the Muay Thai match in Paris, the 21-year-old is training […]

Woman becomes first transgender elected official in Virginia

8 November 2017, 11:49 AM

An American Democrat made history on Tuesday by becoming Virginia’s and possibly the nation’s first openly transgender state delegate, winning her bid for a seat in the legislature.

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