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Out in the World: Report shows that transgender lives continue to be at risk

Out in the World: Report shows that transgender lives continue to be at risk

Transgender homicides continued to trend upward around the world, according to Transgender Europe's annual Trans Murder Monitoring report released November 20, the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

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By Heather Cassell | November 18, 2020

The European Union is increasing its efforts to become a global leader in LGBTQ rights in order to push back against a rising tide of hate against queer people.

By Heather Cassell | November 11, 2020

LGBTQ people around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief as news spread last weekend that Democrats would return to the White House as Joe Biden was declared president-elect.


By Heather Cassell | November 3, 2020

Two reports released last week give good reason why LGBTQ people around the world are afraid if President Donald Trump is reelected November 3.

By Heather Cassell | October 28, 2020

It took more than two decades, but San Francisco award-winning lesbian filmmaker Madeleine Lim's 1997 "Sambal Belacan in San Francisco" was shown at the Singapore International Film Festival (known as SGIFF) last weekend.


By Heather Cassell | October 21, 2020

New Zealand's new parliament made history in a number of ways October 17 — it is majority woman-led and the most diverse in the country's history.

By Heather Cassell | October 14, 2020

President Donald Trump's administration keeps throwing one obstacle after another at asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, but LGBTQ asylum seekers continue to dream of coming to the United States.


By Heather Cassell | October 7, 2020

Belgium's new deputy prime minister is also now Europe's highest-ranking transgender official.

By Heather Cassell | September 30, 2020

Global human rights experts were alarmed by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo taking his re-envisioning of human rights to the 75th United Nations General Assembly.


By Heather Cassell | September 23, 2020

LGBTQ Iranians face widespread violence, according to a new report critical of the Islamic country's human rights record that renew attention to its violence against gays, including executions of gay men.

By Cynthia Laird | September 18, 2020

In a continuing effort to receive support from readers, the Bay Area Reporter has launched its membership program.


By Heather Cassell | September 16, 2020

Mexican authorities have made an arrest in the killing of a transgender woman.

By Heather Cassell | September 9, 2020

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's pardon of a former United States Marine convicted of the murder of a transgender Filipina was harshly criticized and denounced by family, human rights organizations, and critics of the U.S. military.


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