The ex-governor of Lodz and the ex-senator of the “Right and Justice” political party, Zbigniew Rau, became the new Polish Minister of Foreign Affairs. Polish media admit that the new head of the ministry is the conceptual opponent of any sexual and gender differences. Particularly, Rau is the author of the famous appeal: “Stop the LGBT ideology. Stop the death civilization”.
Some big transformations are coming to The Ellen DeGeneres Show due to accusations of toxic work atmosphere, including sexual harassment and racially insensitive comments.
Three senior executive managers have left the popular TV show, a representative for Warner Bros announced in the recent statement. It is not clear whether they were sacked or it was their own decision.
A hospital in southeast England has removed a sign that mentioned LGBT as a ‘mental health disorder’.
Climate justice activist Ellen Gibson spotted a homophobic notice in the reception area of a medical institution in Essex yesterday. She immediately took to Twitter to express her outrage, and many social media users shared her opinion.
A federal judge has prevented the Trump government from applying its new version of the Affordable Care Act that is aimed to revoke LGBT+ health protection. The Trump officials tried to change an Obama-era strategy that combated gender and sexual discrimination in health care.
Good news for Disney lovers! Its animated story ‘The Owl House’ has recently made history by starring Disney’s first-ever bi character. It features a girl who tries to be a witch and goes one a journey to another mystical world. The first gay lead character was included in the Disney+ animated movie ‘Out,’ which was released on May 22, 2020.
The popular perception of Vikings is that they were male warriors, picking on the rich settlements of the British Isles. Surprisingly, their community wasn’t always male-dominated. According to recent studies, a Viking warrior who was buried with honors might have been a non-binary person.
Scotland’s justice secretary, Humza Yousaf stated that J.K. Rowling wouldn’t be brought to trial for her explosive social media posts about trans people under a new hate crime bill.
Her recent tweets about transgender people immediately caused a wave of criticism on social media. However, it did not lead to any legal consequences.
Many same-sex couples face discrimination when it comes to social services and health care. However, private companies are not much better. You probably remember stories when bakeries didn’t allow same-sex couples to order cakes from them.
Today’s story seems to be even weirder. A federal judge has recently ruled that a photographer can refuse to serve same-sex couples. However, nobody has ever proposed her to do this. The photographer says she can’t capture homosexual weddings because of her Christian beliefs.
LGBTQ+ people in Pakistan don’t have equal rights compared to non-LGBT individuals and experience difficulties in all spheres of life. Moreover, gay murders are quite common.
That’s why it is incredibly important to tackle LGBTQ stigma in this country, even if it seems almost impossible. Track T is a community group that fights against discrimination. Thanks to its efforts, Pakistan is hosting its second-ever Trans Pride this weekend.
LGBTQ people face discrimination everywhere, from social media to stores. It happens even in bakeries! They have become unexpected battlefields for LGBT+ rights in the United States over recent years when Christian-owned bakeries refuse to serve same-sex couples.
However, hatred comes in different forms. A right-wing Catholic recently ordered a dessert with a homophobic message from a lesbian-owned bakehouse in Detroit.