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Police Raid Moscow Gay Bars After A Supreme Court Ruling Labeled LGBTQ+ Movement ‘Extremist’

The Star Tribune reports that Russian security forces raided gay clubs and bars across Moscow Friday night, less than 48 hours after the country’s top court banned what it called the ”global LGBTQ+ movement” as an extremist organization. Read more at the Star Tribune


Alex Jones Launches Unhinged Video Game Where Players Hunt Zombie Hillary Clinton & Gay Frogs

LGBTQNation reports that far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has released a new video game in which players can hunt and kill liberal figures in an effort to “save the world from the evil globalists’ plot” to turn everyone liberal, according to the game’s website. Read more at LGBTQNation


Hong Kong’s LGBTQ Community Scores Legal Victories

VOA reports that Hong Kong’s courts issued several rulings in favor of granting LGBTQ rights — including no longer requiring conversion surgery to change their gender on ID cards, allowing same-sex couples to apply for subsidized public housing together, and perhaps the most important by the city’s highest court — ordering the government to come…


Russian Court Bans ‘LGBT Movement’

The BBC reports that Russia’s Supreme Court has declared what it calls “the international LGBT public movement” an extremist organization and banned its activities across the country. Read more at the BBC


NFL Quarterback Kirk Cousins Partnered With A Rabidly Anti-LGBTQ+ Hate Group

LGBTQNation reports that Kirk Cousins, starting quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings, recently appeared in a broadcast touting his support for the rapidly anti-LGBTQ+ organization Focus on the Family (FOTF). Read more at LGBTQNation


Malaysian State’s Gay ‘Rehab’ Centre Plan ‘Amounts To Torture’, LGBTQ Activists Say

The South China Morning Post reports that gay rights activists have panned Malaysia’s Johor state government over a plan to establish a “rehab” centre for people in same-sex relations, calling the widely debunked and ridiculed method to change sexual orientation a “human rights violation” which breaches the constitution. Read more at the South China Morning…


South Africa Poised To Bolster Penalties For Anti-Gay Attacks, Hate Speech

The Washington Blade reports that the South African government is one step closer to ensuring any form of homophobia will be subject to hefty penalties that could include a lengthy prison sentence. Read more at the Washington Blade


Gay Couple In Nepal Becomes The First To Officially Register Same-Sex Marriage In The Country

The Connecticut Post reports that a gay couple in Nepal on Wednesday became the first in the nation to receive official same-sex marriage status, as the Himalayan nation is one of the first in Asia to allow it. Read more at the Connecticut Post


Providing Sexual Health Services To Gay Men In Kenya – Where Gay Sex Is Illegal

Aidsmap reports that Kenyan healthcare providers and staff atuniversity clinics expressed a duty of care for young gay and bisexual men – even when this conflicted with their personal beliefs and when they felt ill-equipped to do so – according to a recent qualitative study. Read more at Aidsmap


Rainbow House, A Joy To His Daughters, Is Also Omahan’s Response To Neighbor’s Comments

The Omaha World-Herald reports that the last color had barely dried on the “rainbow house” in Dundee last weekend when owner Ryan Basye started receiving calls and texts. Read more at the Omaha World-Herald

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