“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Passes FL Senate

“Don’t Say Gay” Bill Passes FL Senate

“Don’t Say Gay” bill has passed the state legislature in Florida, despite waves of student walkouts protesting the proposed law. The “Don’t Say Gay” bill about sexual orientation and gender identity before third grade, with language vague enough that it...
Religious Schools Shouldn’t be Allowed to Discriminate

Religious Schools Shouldn’t be Allowed to Discriminate

Religious schools in Australia may soon be stopped from punishing students for their sexuality or gender identity. Scott Morrison, the Australian Prime Minster, is fairly right-wing, so it came as a surprise when he promised last Thursday to stop faith-based schools...
Senegalese Anti-LGBT Laws to Get Worse

Senegalese Anti-LGBT Laws to Get Worse

Senegalese lawmakers are working on a law update that would double prison sentences for those found guilty of same-sex sexual activities. Gay sex is already a crime in Senegal, with a sentence of up to five years in prison. The country doesn’t recognize same-sex...
Conversion Therapy Banned in Canada, For Some

Conversion Therapy Banned in Canada, For Some

Conversion therapy without full consent has been banned in Canada, after a unanimous vote in the House of Commons. So called ‘conversion therapy’ is a suite of practices meant to “cure” someone of same-sex attraction or gender nonconformity. Worldwide,...
MTV Taking the Stage for LGBT Rights in Hungary

MTV Taking the Stage for LGBT Rights in Hungary

MTV is taking a stand for gay rights in Hungary, according to CEO Chris McCarthy. Back in 2019, MTV brokered a deal to hold its 2021 Europe Music Awards in Hungary. The long lead time is not usual; these things take a considerable amount of time to plan and execute....