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Out in the World: French LGBTQ preservationists push back against government

Out in the World: French LGBTQ preservationists push back against government

French LGBTQ cultural preservationists are standing their ground against the French government in their effort to establish an independent LGBTQ history archive and center in Paris.

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By Heather Cassell | January 6, 2021

LGBT Asylum Project co-founder Okan Sengun launched his YouTube channel January 4.

By Heather Cassell | December 29, 2020

The new decade started jubilantly, but the light quickly went out shortly after 2020 began.


By Heather Cassell | December 22, 2020

Hundreds of religious leaders representing the major world faiths have called upon countries to end conversion therapy and violence against LGBTQ people and to decriminalize homosexuality.

By Heather Cassell | December 16, 2020

David Aruquipa and Guido Montano last week became Bolivia's first gay couple to be legally recognized.


By Heather Cassell | December 9, 2020

The Human Rights Campaign and Tent Partnership for Refugees have announced a new corporate mentorship program for LGBTQ asylum seekers and refugees in North America.

By Heather Cassell | December 2, 2020

The Dutch government has apologized and offered reparations to transgender people who suffered under The Netherlands' Transgender Act.


By Heather Cassell | November 24, 2020

Transgender homicides continued to trend upward around the world, according to Transgender Europe's annual Trans Murder Monitoring report released November 20, the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

By Heather Cassell | November 18, 2020

The European Union is increasing its efforts to become a global leader in LGBTQ rights in order to push back against a rising tide of hate against queer people.


By Heather Cassell | November 11, 2020

LGBTQ people around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief as news spread last weekend that Democrats would return to the White House as Joe Biden was declared president-elect.

By Heather Cassell | November 3, 2020

Two reports released last week give good reason why LGBTQ people around the world are afraid if President Donald Trump is reelected November 3.


By Heather Cassell | October 28, 2020

It took more than two decades, but San Francisco award-winning lesbian filmmaker Madeleine Lim's 1997 "Sambal Belacan in San Francisco" was shown at the Singapore International Film Festival (known as SGIFF) last weekend.

By Heather Cassell | October 21, 2020

New Zealand's new parliament made history in a number of ways October 17 — it is majority woman-led and the most diverse in the country's history.


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