LGBTQIA World News Roundup

By Tricia Boucher

New Zealand passes law to erase historical gay sex convictions

Homosexuality was decriminalized in 1986, but many people still have a record.  Lawmakers are now clearing records and have apologized to those convicted.

Malaysian university forum to ‘convert’ LGBT students draws criticism

The Muslim Student Association at University Sains in Malaysia held a forum to convert LGBT students.  Homosexual sex is illegal in Malaysia.

Costa Rica vote halts march of religious conservatism

Center-left candidate, Carlos Alvarado Quesada, defeated his conservative evangelical opponent – who was extremely critical of same-sex marriage – by a resounding 20 point margin.


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