Pinksixty News – International LGBT News Headlines


Hello, I’m Colin Fallesen and here are the
international LGBT news headlines from Pinksixty.
A religious group in Indonesia have been ordered
to cease their persecution of LGBT people
in the city of Bandung.
The local mayor stepped in after The Islamic
Defenders Front raided accommodations and
posted flyers urging gay people to leave the
area.
Voters in Iowa have chosen Ted Cruz to represent
the Republican party at this year’s election,
considered an indicator of how the rest of
the nation will vote.
Hillary Clinton secured a narrow victory against
Bernie Sanders as the Democratic representative.
The Australian Labor party says it will force
the Prime Minister’s hand on legalising
same-sex marriage with a vote.
Labor MP Terri Butler, says they’ll move
to settle the matter before the federal election next January.
The Northern Ireland Court of Appeal is to
hear a case this week against a Christian
couple who refused to make a cake featuring
a slogan supporting same sex marriage.
The bakers agreed to bake the cake for the
gay customers but refused the the slogan as
they don’t support marriage equality.
And finally, RuPaul has revealed who’s taking
part in the next season of Drag Race.
Season 8 airs in the US on Logo from March
7th, with global distribution later this year.
Well, that’s all from us at Pinksixty for
now.
Join us again tomorrow for the latest LGBT
news headlines.
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