Hello, I’m Colin Fallesen and here are the
international LGBT news headlines from Pinksixty.
The Indonesian government has demanded that
Facebook, Twitter & WhatsApp remove LGBT content
from their services.
They described it as immoral, adding that
LGBT people should not receive human rights protections.
The Senate of South Dakota passed a discriminatory
bill yesterday to prevent transgender students
using appropriate bathrooms.
If signed by the governor, it would contravene
a Department of Justice ruling supporting
the rights of trans people.
The Reverend Mpho Tutu, has been suspended
by the Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation,
which cited a conflict of interest.
Her wife reportedly helped source a large
grant for the Foundation using her position
at a Dutch University.
Jerusalem’s Zion Square is set to be redeveloped
to become ‘Tolerance Square’ in honour
of murdered teenager Shira Banki.
Jerusalem’s Mayor said the area will exemplify
the values & beliefs of Banki who was stabbed
during last year’s Pride parade.
And finally, voting is open for the British
LGBT Awards, with some winners already announced.
The Royal Air Force is named as top employer
and Societé Generale has been awarded Diversity
Champion – but you can still vote in the celebrity
Well, that’s all from us at Pinksixty for
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