(Photo from protests over Sochi Olympic regulations)
Russia is attempting to pass a new health law, which would affect “‘non-traditional sexual relationships,’ including homosexuality and pedophilia” and have some serious consequences for queer Russians.
Michigan passes a law reaffirming sodomy is a felony, punishable by 15 years in prison. (Despite being in a direct contrast with a 2003 Supreme Court Ruling.) However, one senator argues it is important for preventing animal abuse. What do you think?
Here are short stories about two UK schools that are giving teenagers the space and safety to express themselves authentically. This is great progress, and we look forward to seeing what’s next! Do you think US schools will adopt similarly inclusive policies?
Here’s a fantastic news site that focuses on world-wide headlines affecting the LGBTQIA+ community! The creators do a nice job of concisely delivering information, and look at a broad range of stories. Be sure to check back often, as they update daily!
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