LGBTQIA World News Roundup

By Tricia Boucher

Hundreds Join Pride March in India, Where Gay Sex Is Illegal

At New Delhi’s 10th annual Queer Pride march, people marched to fight against Indian laws that make gay sex a crime punishable by 10 years in prison, leaving LGBT persons open to harassment, abuse and extortion by the police.

Boys should be free to wear tutus and tiaras, says Church of England

The Church of England, in newly updated guidance for its schools (Valuing All God’s Children), promotes nursery and primary school as a time for children to “try out the many cloaks of identity” without fear of judgement that they do not conform to gender stereotypes.

OutFront: Meet the Canadian Fearlessly Fighting Chechnya’s ‘Gay Purge’

Kimahli Powell, director of Rainbow Railroad, has traveled to Russia to work with the Russian LGBT Network, helping to move LGBTQ Chechen refugees to safehouses in Russia, and then to move some of them to Canada.  LGBTQ Chechens are fleeing state-run abuse, detention centers, and torture.


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