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http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_f41cdabc-09c7-11e4-a6d2-feff00005bea Working group to ponder rights of mothers in same-sex partnerships http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_f41cdabc-09c7-11e4-a6d2-feff00005bea Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:25:12 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_f41cc540-09c7-11e4-a6d2-feff00005bea Senegalese man awarded French visa in gay marriage debate http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_f41cc540-09c7-11e4-a6d2-feff00005bea Sat, 12 Jul 2014 13:25:07 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bb698-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea British Dance Council bids to ban same-sex couples from the ballroom http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bb698-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bc96c-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea 'How to stop kids being gay' books shock Spain http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bc96c-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bc002-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Application made to Constitutional Court to remove ‘unnatural act’ definition of homosexuality http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bc002-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bd2a4-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Inside The Quiet Struggle For LGBT Rights In Ukraine http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75bd2a4-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:08 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75ba2f2-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea No charges for Rainbow Parade attack man http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_c75ba2f2-08fe-11e4-9632-feff00005bea Fri, 11 Jul 2014 13:25:04 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_9e836fdc-0835-11e4-9252-feff00005bea Two hateful crimes exposed in half a month http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_9e836fdc-0835-11e4-9252-feff00005bea Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:25:11 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_9e8357f4-0835-11e4-9252-feff00005bea Lithuanian Parliament Refuses to Consider a Bill Establishing Procedure of Legal Gender Recognition http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_9e8357f4-0835-11e4-9252-feff00005bea Thu, 10 Jul 2014 13:25:06 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJBhdjQ1iv AIDS in Togo and Cameroon: Empty promises kill http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJBhdjQ1iv AIDS fighters have long recognized that the goal of halting the spread of HIV cannot be achieved without making extra efforts to reach high-risk groups, including gay men. But often that realization has led to nothing beyond words on paper. hiv aidshomosexuality in togohomosexuality in cameroonhiv in men who have sex with men Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:02:55 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJBa3vu1gW 60 to 90 arrested in raid on gay-friendly bar in Nairobi http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJBa3vu1gW Kenyan police arrested 60 to 90 people, including dozens of alleged LGBT people, in a raid on a gay-friendly bar in Nairobi early on Sunday, July 6. Their alleged crime? “Getting caught at a gay bar,” the tabloid-style Kenyan website Ghafa reported. homosexuality in kenyalgbt arrests in kenyacriminalization of homosexuality in kenya Thu, 10 Jul 2014 08:39:14 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxLZpe1iZ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UN Staff more equal now, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxLZpe1iZ Mexico City, Mexico - Morioka, Japan, 9 July 2014 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: UN Staff more equal now, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon issued a bulletin that offers a new way of determining personal status, applicable both to heterosexual and same-sex couples in the UN Staff. united nationsunun secretary-general ban ki-moon on sogi-related matters Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:36:11 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxAYvm1cH Morocco: Men's homosexuality convictions upheld http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxAYvm1cH A Moroccan appeals court has upheld the earlier convictions of a group of men accused of homosexual acts. The six men were arrested in April in the rural town of Fqih Bensalah. They were later convicted of “lewd or unnatural acts with an individual of the same sex,” along with incitement to prostitution, and public drunkenness or driving under the influence. lgbt arrests in moroccohomosexuality in moroccohomosexuality criminalization Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:57:23 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxuSNG1on In Memory of Duduzile Zozo (1987-2013) http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxuSNG1on LGBTI activists, women’s rights groups and the broader community gathered at the site where Duduzile Zozo was brutally murdered on the 30 June 2013. IHAWU in partnership with FEW and Iranti-org commemorated the life of Duduzile. Her family, joined the commemoration and her mom in particular, Ms Thuziwe Zozo remains a strong advocate for justice. The Court has recently posted the case to October 2014, without providing sufficient details on why justice should be delayed. duduzile zozohate crimes in south africahomosexuality in south africa Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:30:42 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxseA01j9 Uganda: Five arrested for 'promoting' homosexuality http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxseA01j9 The Ugandan media is reporting the arrests of five “suspected homosexuals” for apparently “promoting homosexuality” and “recruiting” children. The arrests may be among the first under the country’s new Anti-Homosexuality Act, which was signed into law earlier this year. Other recent arrests have been under previously existing laws outlawing gay sex. lgbt arrests in ugandahomosexuality in ugandaanti-homosexuality act ugandafive arrested for promoting homosexuality Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:22:15 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxpwqL1X0 Sodomy in Zambia http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/oJxpwqL1X0 On July 3, a court in Kapiri Mposhi, in Zambia, acquitted Philip Mubiana and James Mwape. They had been held in jail for almost fourteen months, charged with homosexual sex under Zambia’s sodomy law, which carries a sentence of up to fourteen years. (NOTE: see comments) The presiding judge didn’t comment on the justice of the law itself; he only found that there was no substantive evidence against the accused, who were arrested on hearsay and suspicion, reportedly turned in by family members. sodomy in zambialgbt arrests in zambiacriminalization of homosexualitygay prisonershomosexuality in zambia Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:11:43 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cb77b8-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Lithuanian parliament votes down sex change amendments http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cb77b8-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cb8550-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Warsaw to host Poland's first gay shelter? http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cb8550-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cba38c-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Despite a move toward Europe, LGBT Ukrainians face new hurdles http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cba38c-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cb9446-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Thousand participants marched at Sofia Pride 2014 http://ilga.org/ilga/en/article/ex_73cb9446-076c-11e4-b01f-feff00005bea Wed, 09 Jul 2014 13:25:10 GMT