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At Beirut's First Pride Week, A Chance To Celebrate — And Take Stock Of Challenges

Added: 26.05.2017 20:07 | 1 views | 0 comments

In Lebanon, the LGBT community has made important strides in recent years. But activists say there's still much to be done to achieve equal rights. The first Beirut Pride week was earlier this month.

Tags: Beirut, LGBT
From: www.npr.org

Indonesian University Tries to Weed Out LGBTQ Applicants

Added: 26.05.2017 19:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

An Indonesian university has come under fire for requiring prospective students to declare on a form that they are not LGBTQ.

From: www.nbcnews.com

Betsy DeVos won't say whether she'd withhold federal funds from private schools that discriminate

Added: 24.05.2017 22:58 | 10 views | 0 comments


Education Secretary Betsy DeVos refused to say Wednesday whether she would block private schools that discriminate against LGBT students from receiving federal dollars, explaining that she believes states should have the flexibility to design voucher programs and that parents should be able to...

From: www.sun-sentinel.com

DeVos dodges questions about federal funds going to private schools that discriminate

Added: 24.05.2017 19:58 | 6 views | 0 comments

While testifying before Congress on May 24, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos skirted around questions from Rep. Katherine M. Clark (D-Mass.) about whether she would withhold federal dollars from private schools that discriminate against LGBT students.

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Indonesian University Tries to Weed Out LGBTQ Applicants

Added: 24.05.2017 18:11 | 3 views | 0 comments

An Indonesian university has come under fire for requiring prospective students to declare on a form that they are not LGBTQ.

From: www.nbcnews.com

N.B.A. All-Star Game Back in Charlotte in 2019

Added: 24.05.2017 17:50 | 16 views | 0 comments

The game had been set for Charlotte last February, but the N.B.A. moved it because of a state law restricting the rights of LGBT people.

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Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia Gay Character Avoids Tropes and Jokes

Added: 24.05.2017 16:09 | 2 views | 0 comments

J Station X: Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadow of Valentia gay character Leon avoids offensive tropes and jokes in what many say is a win for LGBTQ representation in games.

Tags: Fire, LGBT
From: n4g.com

No place to hide for LGBT people in Indonesia's Aceh province

Added: 24.05.2017 5:49 | 2 views | 0 comments

Authorities in Indonesia's Aceh province are enforcing an ever stricter version of Sharia law.

Tags: LGBT
From: www.bbc.co.uk

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