LGBTQIA World News Roundup

By Thomas Maxheimer

Landmark win for gay Hong Kong civil servant over husband’s benefits

In a landmark victory with far-reaching implications for Hong Kong’s sexual minorities, a gay civil servant’s husband will be entitled to the same benefits as his heterosexual colleagues’ spouses after a successful legal challenge against government policy.

WATCH: Testimonies from gay men in Chechnya reveal authorities force parents to kill their own children

“We’ve always been persecuted, but never like this,” one anonymous Chechen states.  “Now they arrest everyone. They kill people, they do whatever they want,” he continues.

Russian police arrest activists in St Petersburg protesting gay concentration camps in Chechnya

Russian police in full riot gear arrest at least 10.


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