Tag: Sexual orientation discrimination

Activists: Vatican is ‘meddling’ in Italy’s LGBT rights law

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MILAN — The Vatican has formally opposed a proposed Italian law expanding anti-discrimination protections to the LGBT community, a leading Italian newspaper reported Tuesday....

Hungary’s foreign minister defends law limiting LGBT rights

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary's foreign minister alleged Tuesday that a disinformation campaign was being used to rally international criticism of a recent law passed...

Munich wants rainbow-colored stadium for game with Hungary

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MUNICH — Hungary may play its final group game at the European Championship in a stadium lit up in rainbow colors. ...

Feds: West Virginia transgender athlete ban violates law

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CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The U.S. Department of Justice has slammed a new West Virginia law that bans transgender athletes from competing in female sports,...

Biden admin extends protections to transgender students

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The U.S. Education Department on Wednesday expanded its interpretation of federal sex protections to include transgender and gay students, a move that reverses Trump-era...

Hungary: Lawmakers pass law barring LGBT content in schools

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungarian lawmakers passed legislation Tuesday that prohibits sharing with minors any content that portrays or promotes homosexuality or sex reassignment. to...

Guyana plans to rescind old law against cross-dressing

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GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Guyana’s main transgender group on Monday welcomed plans by the parliament to rescind a law against cross-dressing, saying it has been...

Hungary plans to ban ‘promoting’ homosexuality to under-18s

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BUDAPEST, Hungary — Hungary’s governing conservative party has prepared new legislation that bans showing pornographic material of any kind, or any content encouraging gender...

Transgender Salvadoran killed despite long search for safety

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SAN MIGUEL, El Salvador — Rejected by her family, Zashy Zuley del Cid Velásquez fled her coastal village in 2014, the first of a...

Kentucky ties to Baptist kids agency at risk over gay rights

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A cultural clash pitting religious beliefs against gay rights has jeopardized Kentucky's long-running relationship with a foster care and adoption agency...