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Transgender Tongans hope movie will help build acceptance

Transgender Tongans hope movie will help build acceptance

A movie about transgender women fighting for acceptance in Tonga hopes to bring about change in the Pacific island nation – and help local activists start over, after a cyclone smashed their main office, a leading gay rights campaigner said. Leitis in Waiting, which has its European premiere at the Festival of Commonwealth Film in […]

Azerbaijan: Joint Statement on Mass Detention of Azeri LGBTI people

Azerbaijan: Joint Statement on Mass Detention of Azeri LGBTI people

Joint statement from civil society organisations on the situation faced by the LGBTI community in Azerbaijan Alarming stories of physical violence, verbal abuse, forced medical examinations and detentions of LGBTI people have been emerging from Azerbaijan over the past two weeks. The signatories of this statement are appalled by the situation being described by LGBTI […]