2015-12-31

India politician launches petition to end anti-gay law

An Indian politician has launched a Change.org petition to end his country’s anti-gay law. Shashi Tharoor, an MP for the opposition Indian National Congress party, introduced a private members bill to repeal the statute that criminalizes gay sex earlier this month. But the lower house of India’s parliament voted 71-24 against it. ‘The Indian government is reluctant

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The National LGBT* rights organization LGL proudly presents the social videos of its ongoing social campaign #TRANS_LT, aimed at increasing the visibility of transgender people in Lithuanian society. The social videos, filmed by a creative team of LGL and local movie director Romas Zabarauskas, feature the members of the local trans* community sharing the challenges

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At 1:00 pm on the 15th of May, 2015, the national LGBT* rights organization LGL’s Board Chair, Elena Dapkūnaitė, and Executive Director, Vladimir Simonko, presented the President of the Republic of Lithuania Dalia Grybauskaitė with the “Change It!” petition signatures. LGL leadership presented a representative of the presidential office with the signatures collected in support

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Minsk Pride needs your help

According to the website GayRussia.ru, organizers of Minsk Pride 2013 are collecting signatures on a petition supporting their efforts to hold a Pride event this year in Belarus. “The organizing committee of the Minsk Gay Pride 2013 , issued a statement calling on all concerned people all over the world to sign the online petition in