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Russia Insists Gay Visitors Will Not Face Arrest at 2018 World Cup

Russian officials have said that gay fans will not face arrest if they travel to Russia for the World Cup in 2018. They also insisted that gay people would be allowed to carry the rainbow flag and hold hands, despite Russia’s draconian LGBTQ laws. Russia has a law which prevents ‘propaganda of non-traditional sexual relationships.’...

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Why Out Of Office Reigns King in the World of LGBT Travel

When I set up OutOfOffice.com, it was clear there wasn’t a suitable tailor-made, luxury travel company that tailored to the LGBT travel market. Our aim is to ensure that all our customers receive the best possible service and advice – no matter where they wish to travel in the world and no matter who they...

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80% Fall in HIV Diagnoses at Europe’s Largest Clinic

Europe’s largest sexual health clinic has seen an 80% reduction in HIV transmissions. London’s 56 Dean Street saw monthly diagnoses in HIV fall from 72 a month to just 11 in September 2017. They are continuing to test the same number of people. Doctors are now attempting to emulate the San Francisco model and are...

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Egyptian Authorities Continue Crackdown on LGBT Citizens

The authorities in Egypt have arrested more than 20 individuals over the last 4 days as they continue their crackdown on LGBT citizens. According to Amnesty International, thirty-two men and one woman have been detained since a rainbow flag was displayed at a pop concert in the capital, Cairo, last month. It has also been...

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LGBT Student and Activist Shot Dead on University Campus

An investigation has been launched after an LGBT activist was shot dead in the state of Georgia. Police confronted¬†Scout Schultz at a university campus after they received a call about a ‘person with a knife and a gun’ late on Saturday night. A video showing the man refusing to obey police commands has surfaced online....

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95% of Young People Not Taught About LGBT Relationships

A study has found that 95% of young people are not taught about LGBT relationships. The survey, conducted by the sexual health charity Terrence Higgins Trust, found that most young people have no education when it comes to LGBT sex and relationships. The research, which surveyed over a thousand 16-25-year-olds, also found that 75% of them...

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Anti Gay Marriage Group Accidentally Use Bisexual Pride Flag

A group of campaigners protesting against the equal marriage act in Australia have accidentally used a flag which represents bisexual pride. The Coalition for Marriage, which consists of several other groups including the Australian Christian Lobby, is campaigning against a potential law which would give same sex couples equal rights when it comes to marriage....

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Gay Men Afraid to Hold Partner’s Hand in Public

A survey by the advocacy group Stonewall has found that half of gay men in Britain would not feel comfortable holdings hands with their partner in the street. The research also revealed that one in five people who identify as LGBT have been the victim of a hate crime in the last 12 months. The...

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Uganda cancels all gay pride events

LGBT campaigners have expressed outrage at the Ugandan government’s decision to cancel an upcoming gay pride parade. Simon Lokodo, the state minister for ethics announced that an event to be held at the Sheraton Hotel in the country’s capital, Kampala, was canceled on grounds of an illegal attempt to recruit and promote homosexuality. The government...