LGBTQ

Evolution of Pride Flag

The Pride flag has become an iconic symbol of the LGBTQIA+ community, representing diversity, equality, and inclusivity. Over the years, the flag has evolved to incorporate new elements and colors, each carrying significant meaning.   The Original Rainbow Pride Flag  ..

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FDA Eases Restrictions on Blood Donations from Gay and Bisexual Men

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has officially lifted its long-standing restrictions on blood donations from gay and bisexual men. These changes mark a significant step towards ending discriminatory practices and implementing a more inclusive approach to blood donation. ..

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Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023

The Ugandan parliament has recently passed the Anti-Homosexuality Bill 2023, which proposes stringent penalties for anyone engaging in sex with a person of the same gender. The punishments range from imprisonment to capital punishment, and even entities like media groups, ..

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Q+A: India’s Ban on Blood Donations by Gay and Transgender People

In India, gay and transgender individuals face discrimination in many forms. One such discrimination is the ban on them donating blood. After a petition was filed to challenge this ban, the Indian government defended the exclusion by citing scientific evidence ..

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‘International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia’

May 17th is observed as International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia. This theme for this year is “Our Bodies, Our Lives, Our Rights.” What is the objective of the day? The objective is to coordinate events worldwide that raise ..

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Chile passes law allowing same-sex marriage

Chile has passed a law permitting same-sex couples to marry on December 9, 2021. Highlights The adopt was signed into law by President Sebastian Pinera during a event attended by activists for LGBT and broader human rights. The ceremony was ..

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