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Russian Court Bans ‘LGBT Movement’

Russia’s Supreme Court has declared what it calls “the international LGBT public movement” an extremist organisation and banned its activities across the country. The ruling was prompted by a motion from the justice ministry, even though no such organisation exists as a legal entity. The hearing was held behind closed doors, but reporters were allowed […]

Uganda Considers Bill to Criminalise Identifying as LGBTQ

A bill has been tabled in Uganda’s parliament that would criminalise anyone identifying as LGBTQ+. If passed, they would face jail terms of up to 10 years, as would those engaging in same-sex relations. The law would ban the funding or promotion of LGBTQ+ activities and jail landlords who rented premises to members of the […]