We surveyed LGBT Americans, in partnership with the polling firm Ipsos, in a first-of-its-kind poll on guns, Islam, and immigration in the aftermath of Orlando.
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The person appointed to this new role will be responsible for monitoring “violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”
The pope appeared to defend a liberal cardinal who caused a stir with remarks earlier this year suggesting same-sex relationships have “worth.”
Istanbul’s governor banned all pride activities in the city, but defiant activists still tried to gather in the city. A member of the European Parliament was among those detained.
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Turkish officials had banned the pride march citing security concerns and used tear gas to break it up when activists gathered in violation of the ban.
Police used rubber bullets to disperse the small crowd of activists and press on Sunday.
“We are now so afraid after what happened in Orlando because we can see that it gave courage to the Islamist groups here,” a march organizer said.
“Nothing stops the police from arresting me [now] because I’ve said I was a homosexual,” said Eric Gitari of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.
A witness said shooter Omar Mateen exchanged messages with him on Jack’d. Mateen on Sunday killed 49 people at an LGBT nightclub.
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The statement is the first time the Security Council has condemned violence on the basis of sexual orientation.
Five South American countries are expected to propose creating a new office concerned with LGBTI people’s rights during next week’s meeting of the Human Rights Council.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan said in a speech in London the law may need to be revised as part of a discussion on how citizens can be “treated equally and without discrimination.”
Norway is the fourth country in Europe to adopt a law that gives transgender people full control over the gender listed on their documents.
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The bill will end Italy’s status as the only country in Western Europe with no legal protections for same-sex couples.
Europe now has three countries where transgender people can change their documentation without a doctor’s approval.
Xulhaz Mannan and Tonoy Mahbub were killed in Dhaka. One man has been arrested in connection with their deaths.