Pinksixty News – International LGBT News Headlines


Hello, and here are the international LGBT
news headlines from Pinksixty.
Up to 200,000 people demonstrated in Paris
yesterday, in a bid to influence French presidential
hopefuls to repeal marriage equality.
Far right politician, Marion Marechal-Le Pen
said if she wins, she would revoke same sex marriage.
A US federal judge has ruled in favour of
an employer who discriminated against a transgender
employee under religious freedom laws.
The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
has filed an appeal against the decision.
The United Nations has said growing homophobia
in Indonesia will result in the country failing
to achieve its HIV prevention targets by 2030.
UNAids estimates the country has around 690,000
people living with HIV.
LGBTi Muslim collective The Inner Circle is
hosting its 14th International Retreat
in Cape Town this week.
Organisations, academics and activists from
around the world are debating how to build
a global movement.
And finally, Madonna is to be named Woman
of the year at this year’s Billboard Women
In Music event in December.
Billboard Media Group president, Janice Min
said the singer had used her position to advance
issues “around women, sexuality and equal
rights.”
Well that’s all from us for today.
Join us again tomorrow for more of the latest
LGBT news headlines.
And you can find out more about these and
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