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Timeline: How LGBT+ issues became a flashpoint in Poland

1:06am IST

(Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ rights have become a flashpoint in Poland, pitching the conservative government against gay, bisexual and transgender activists.

Polish activist faces jail for hanging rainbow flag on Jesus statue

07 Aug 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Polish LGBT+ protestor could be jailed for hanging rainbow flags on statues in the capital, Warsaw, her lawyer said on Thursday, as gay rights divide the eastern European country.

EU urged to ratchet up pressure on Poland in defence of LGBT+ rights

03 Aug 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - LGBT+ campaigners have praised an EU decision to withhold funds from six Polish municipalities that declared themselves "LGBT-free zones", urging Brussels to intensify pressure on the nationalist government over its increasingly homophobic stance.

'I feel targeted': U.S. trans murders near record high

31 Jul 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Violent deaths of transgender people in the United States are on track to reach a record high this year after two Black trans women were killed in the last week, with advocates blaming a rise in anti-trans rhetoric.

'I feel targeted': U.S. trans murders near record high

31 Jul 2020

LONDON, July 30 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Violent deaths of transgender people in the United States are on track to reach a record high this year after two Black trans women were killed in the last week, with advocates blaming a rise in anti-trans rhetoric.

Netflix retira serie por objeciones de Turquía a personaje gay

21 Jul 2020

LONDRES, 21 jul (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Netflix retiró una serie dramática turca después de que el gobierno le negó la licencia de filmación por la existencia de un personaje gay, confirmó un portavoz del servicio de streaming el martes.

Netflix pulls show as Turkey objects to gay character

21 Jul 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Netflix axed a Turkish drama series after the government denied it a filming licence over a gay character, a spokesman for the streaming service confirmed on Tuesday.

Austria issues first intersex birth certificate after four-year battle

17 Jul 2020

BERLIN (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Austria issued its first intersex birth certificate on Thursday, after a four-year battle, as a growing number of countries offer identity documents with options other than male and female.

Austria issues first intersex birth certificate after four-year battle

17 Jul 2020

BERLIN, July 16 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Austria issued its first intersex birth certificate on Thursday, after a four-year battle, as a growing number of countries offer identity documents with options other than male and female.

'Great first step' as Sudan lifts death penalty and flogging for gay sex

17 Jul 2020

AMMAN/LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Sudan's decision to lift the death penalty and flogging as punishment for gay sex was hailed by LGBT+ activists on Thursday as a promising sign after almost four decades of Islamist rule, with calls for prison sentences to be abolished as well.

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