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India

Hugo Greenhalgh

Transgender people criminalized in every part of world: study

17 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Transgender women have been attacked by police conducting "social cleansing" in Honduras, while police in Indonesia's Aceh province said they want to get "rid of all transgender people," a report on the rationalization of trans people said on Friday.

Azerbaijan ranked most restrictive of LGBT+ rights in Europe

13 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Azerbaijan, Turkey and Armenia have the most restrictive LGBT+ equality laws and policies in Europe, campaign group ILGA-Europe said on Monday.

Billionaire Branson urges business to back LGBT+ rights

03 May 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British billionaire Richard Branson urged fellow business leaders on Thursday to use their clout and put pressure on countries such as Brunei that persecute citizens for their sexuality.

CORRECTED-Billionaire Branson urges business to back LGBT+ rights

02 May 2019

LONDON, May 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British billionaire Richard Branson urged fellow business leaders on Thursday to use their clout and put pressure on countries such as Brunei that persecute citizens for their sexuality.

Multinationals see benefits in Taiwan same-sex marriage

25 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Some of the world's largest companies said on Wednesday that plans to grant equal marriage to LGBT+ couples in Taiwan - the first place in Asia to do so - would boost the island's economy.

Brunei defends gay sex death penalty as more for 'prevention than to punish'

12 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Brunei said new laws imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery were designed more for "prevention than to punish" in response to the United Nations' condemnation of the measures.

DNA reveals U.S. Revolutionary War hero was likely intersex

08 Apr 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - DNA tests have shown that American Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski was almost certainly intersex, a documentary to be broadcast on Monday will reveal.

DNA reveals U.S. Revolutionary War hero was likely intersex

08 Apr 2019

LONDON, April 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - DNA tests have shown that American Revolutionary War hero Casimir Pulaski was almost certainly intersex, a documentary to be broadcast on Monday will reveal.

British actor Terence Stamp revels in gay icon role

25 Mar 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Renown for dating some of the world's most beautiful women, British 1960s film icon Terence Stamp said he was as surprised as anyone to become a gay icon after playing a transsexual woman in the film "The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert".

U.N. condemns making women athletes cut testosterone in intersex row

23 Mar 2019

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Forcing female athletes to regulate testosterone could breach international human rights rules, according to the United Nation's top human rights group in a rare foray into sports amid an escalating row over intersex and transgender competitors.

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