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Mother of trans Salvadoran woman who died after leaving ICE custody demands answersPatricia Medina de Barrientos on July 24, 2019, looks at a picture on her cell phone of her child, Johana Medina León, a transgender woman who died in a Texas hospital on June 1, 2019, three days after U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement released her from their...
Pride Flashback! Tel Aviv puts on the best LGBT show in the Middle EastMore than 250,000+ gathered on a hot-hot-hot 14th June in beachy Tel Aviv to celebrate the largest LGBTQ event in the Middle East. Compare that to the city’s 400,000 population and you have what could be one of the most full on and sun-/fun-tastic Prides out there. This...
Exploring local LGBTQ communities in the Algarve is a great way of accessing new destinationsMost of us are familiar with the holiday destinations in Europe that are famous for appealing to LGBTQ travellers. However, GAY TIMES has teamed up with James Villas for a new video series exploring local communities in locations where LGBTQ visibility isn’t always apparent upon arrival. Tapping...
Amsterdam Pride 2019
Amsterdam Pride 2019 Guide
Blade writer from Cuba appears before immigration judgeYariel Valdés González, a Washington Blade contributor from Cuba who has asked for asylum in the U.S., appeared before an immigration judge in Louisiana on July 23, 2019. A Washington Blade contributor from Cuba who has asked for asylum in the U.S. appeared before an immigration judge in Louisiana on Tuesday. Yariel Valdés González...
Gays down, straights up in latest Aussie HIV figures(Scanning electromicrograph by NIAID via Flickr) KENSINGTON, Australia — HIV infection rates for gay men in Australia are down sharply — 30 percent in five years, HIV Plus Mag reports, citing the Kirby Institute’s 2018 HIV Surveillance Report. “It’s the lowest number we’ve seen in 18 years,” said Rebecca Guy, head professor...
Man found guilty of ‘corrective rape’ of lesbian loses court appealA man has lost his appeal to have his life sentence reduced after he was found guilty of "corrective rape" in 2015 (Pexels) A man in South Africa who was found guilty of two counts of “corrective rape” of a lesbian in 2015 has lost his appeal to have his...
North Carolina settles ‘bathroom bill’: Trans people can use loos matching gender identityA gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. (Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) A federal judge has ruled that trans and non-binary people in North Carolina must be allowed to use the public bathrooms of their...
State Dept. calls for investigation into murder of LGBT activist in RussiaYelena Gregoryeva, a prominent Russian LGBT rights activist, was murdered in St. Petersburg on July 21. (Photo via Facebook) Following the murder of a prominent LGBT activist in Russia, the State Department is calling for local authorities in St. Petersburg to launch a thorough investigation into her death, including...
Blade contributor from Cuba appears before immigration judgeYariel Valdés González, a Washington Blade contributor from Cuba who has asked for asylum in the U.S., appeared before an immigration judge in Louisiana on July 23, 2019. A Washington Blade contributor from Cuba who has asked for asylum in the U.S. appeared before an immigration judge in Louisiana on Tuesday. Yariel Valdés González...
Prominent Russian LGBTI activist stabbed to death348 Shares Yelena Gregoryeva, a prominent Russian LGBT rights activist, was murdered in St. Petersburg on July 21, 2019. (Photo via Facebook) A prominent Russian LGBTI activist was found dead in St. Petersburg on Sunday, according to activists and local media. The woman, Yelena Gregoryeva, 41, was an outspoken and prominent activist in the city....
Cannabis CultureThe United States House of Representatives Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held a hearing on ‘Marijuana Laws in America: Racial Justice and the Need for Reform’ on July 10. Congress hears testimony on ending fed’l marijuana ban Members of the U.S. House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security heard expert testimony challenging the federal government’s policy...
New PM Boris Johnson urged to apologise for ‘bum boys’ slurNewly selected British Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaks during the Conservative Leadership announcement at the QEII Centre on July 23, 2019 in London, England. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty) LGBT+ campaigners have called on Boris Johnson to start his time as Prime Minister by finally issuing an apology for his history of...
Mayor urges LGBT community to join campaign against illegal gunsMayor Muriel Bowser and D.C. Police Chief Peter Newsham at a news conference on Monday urged city residents to anonymously report to police people they know who possess illegal firearms. (Washington Blade photo by Lou Chibbaro Jr.) The LGBT community should join all District residents in responding to a special appeal...
Patti LuPone slammed for telling Lindsey Graham to come outPerformer Patti LuPone (Washington Blade file photo by Michael Key) Broadway star Patti Lupone came under fire after she told Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to “come out” on Twitter. Graham supported Donald Trump after the president made comments telling four congresswomen of color to “go home.” Trump also stood in silence...
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