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US: Judge rules in favour of Colorado intersex veteran denied passport

US: Judge rules in favour of Colorado intersex veteran denied passport

(Reuters) – A federal court has ruled the US State Department cannot deny a passport to a Navy veteran who is intersex and identifies as neither male nor female. Navy veteran, Dana Zzyym, a Colorado resident born in 1958 with ambiguous sex characteristics, sued the federal government for refusing to issue a passport because it […]

US: HRC Endorses Pro-equality Candidates for Ohio

US: HRC Endorses Pro-equality Candidates for Ohio

Yesterday, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) in the US announced its endorsement of eight pro-equality candidates in the Ohio State Legislature. “For too long, anti-equality politicians have held our state back, failing the majority of Ohioans who support fairness, equality and protections for the LGBTQ community. It is critical that we invest in fair-minded, pro-equality […]

Singapore: Survey shows majority still support anti-gay law

Singapore: Survey shows majority still support anti-gay law

(Reuters) – A slim majority of Singaporeans still support a law that bans gay sex, an online survey showed on Monday, amid renewed debate on whether the city-state should follow India’s footsteps, and scrap similar British colonial-era legislation. Previous legal challenges to overturn the ban failed, but a prominent Singapore diplomat called on the gay […]

LGBT Travel: IGLTA and ASTA Expand Partnership

LGBT Travel: IGLTA and ASTA Expand Partnership

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) announced today an expanded partnership that includes discounted membership rates for businesses that join both organisations. Both organisations have a long history that spans the globe, with IGLTA members located in more than 80 countries, and conducting business in […]

ClexaCon, The Largest LGBTQ Multi-fandom Convention in the world, is going to London!

ClexaCon, The Largest LGBTQ Multi-fandom Convention in the world, is going to London!

Putting Queer Women’s Stories and Voices on the Big and Small Screen Front and Center ClexaCon, the largest multi-fandom event for LGBTQ women and allies, usually held in Las Vegas, is, for the first time ever, also kicking off in London in Autumn this year. Building on the massive success of ClexaCon, which has taken place […]

2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival – July 12-22 – Complete Line-Up Announced!

2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival – July 12-22 – Complete Line-Up Announced!

Celebrating its 36th Anniversary, Outfest – the Los Angeles-based nonprofit organisation promoting equality by creating, sharing, and protecting LGBTQ stories on the screen – has announced the complete programming lineup for the 2018 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival presented by HBO. Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival is eleven days of not to be […]

US: Survey Finds LGBTQ Student-Athletes Overwhelmingly Remain Closeted

US: Survey Finds LGBTQ Student-Athletes Overwhelmingly Remain Closeted

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation and the University of Connecticut have released a groundbreaking report, Play to Win: Improving the Lives of LGBTQ Youth in Sports, detailing the experiences of LGBTQ student-athletes. The report analyzes responses to sports-related questions by more than 12,000 young people, ranging in age from 13 to 17, from all […]