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Warwick Rowers

Naked Rowers’ Anti-Homophobia Calendar Banned in Russia

World famous charity calendar featuring naked rowers from England’s Warwick University Rowing Club has been banned in Russia. According to the calendar’s creators, Russian customs...
Russia World Cup

Warning Issued to Gay Fans at Russia’s World Cup

A warning has been issued to LGBTI fans hoping to attend next years FIFA World Cup in Russia. The warning which comes from the football...
LGBTI South Africans

Black LGBTI South Africans Still Facing Higher Levels of Violence

A new report has found that black LGBTI South Africans still continue to face the highest risk of violence throughout the rainbow nation. Titled "We’re...
Guatemala

Progress in Guatemala with Introduction of Transgender Rights Bill

New legislation has been introduced for debate to recognise the right to gender identity and allow transgender people to amend their birth certificates to...
Mr Gay Germany 2018 Enrique Doleschy (Instagram)

Enrique Wins 2018 Mr Gay Germany Title and Vows to Help...

The newly crowned Mr Gay Germany 2018 has vowed to use his victory to encourage younger members of the LGBT community to be more...
Zimbabwe Army

Zimbabwe Army Urged to Protect the Nation from ‘Foreign’ Homosexuality

Fears of continued oppression on LGBTI people in Zimbabwe have risen following the nation’s Chief of the Army urging his soldiers to combat against the...

Uniformed Police Banned From Vancouver Pride Parade 2018

Vancouver Pride has announced that local Police officers will not be able to wear their uniforms or carry weapons in the 2018 Vancouver Pride...
Anti-LGBTI Egypt

17 Jailed for Homosexuality in Egypt Following Government Crackdown

The Egyptian Government's anti-LGBT crackdown has continued to escalate with reports of 17 people being sent to prison after being found guilty on homosexuality charges. According...
Same-Sex Marriage Chile

Debate Begins on Same-Sex Marriage in Chile

Lawmakers in the South American nation of Chile, have begun the debate on a proposal that would see marriage rights extended to same-sex couples in...
HIV UK

Dropping HIV Rates for Gay UK Men

The number of new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men in England is continuing to fall according to the latest estimates from Public Health England. While...