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LGBT+ rights improve in North Africa with upsurge in activism

LGBT+ rights improve in North Africa with upsurge in activism

An upsurge in LGBT+ activism has led to “enormous advances” in the Middle East and North Africa, researchers said last Wednesday, yet campaigners warned full equality remains a distant dream. Activists fought “even in the hardest places” in Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco and Tunisia, rights groups said in a comprehensive review seen exclusively by the Thomson Reuters […]

Trinidad and Tobago court says laws barring gay sex are unconstitutional

Trinidad and Tobago court says laws barring gay sex are unconstitutional

Gay sex between consenting men in Trinidad and Tobago could soon be decriminalised following a court judgment that campaigners said might spark similar decisions elsewhere in the Caribbean. “The judge came down on the right side of history in this case by striking down the buggery law and ruling it as unconstitutional,” said Kenita Placide, […]