Pinksixty News – International LGBT News Headlines


Hello, I’m Colin Fallesen and here are the
international LGBT news headlines from Pinksixty. Authorities in Paris have redrawn this year’s
pride parade route amid fears of another terror attack. The new route for Sunday’s event in France
is half the original length requiring less police. US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced
the lifting of a ban on transgender people serving in the military yesterday. The announcement came a day earlier than expected
after years of work by activists. A survey by lesbian dating App, HER has found
half of all gay & bisexual women feel unwelcome at Pride. Despite three quarters of respondents living
in a city with a pride event, less than half said they would attend. Caitlyn Jenner has endorsed Donald Trump for
president, being ridiculed for her view that he is pro women & pro LGBT. Jenner, who previously endorsed anti-gay Ted
Cruz criticised President Obama’s economic strategy and Constitutional reforms. And finally, Justin Trudeau has given an exclusive
interview to Canada’s Daily Xtra, where he outlines his plans to improve LGBT rights. Issues of an unequal age of consent and the
touchy subject of Syrian LGBT refugees are all on his agenda. Well that’s all from us at Pinksixty for
this week. We wish you all a happy Canada Day and we’ll
see you next week. And you can find out more about these and
other news stories on our Facebook & Twitter pages by searching for ‘Pinksixty News’.

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