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Understanding the limits of being LGBT in China

HOMOSEXUALITY has been a controversial topic across the legal and moral domains in China. Homosexual acts were officially decriminalised in 1997, but Chinese laws have yet to properly recognise or protect same-sex couples in the forms of marriage or de facto relationships. However, a recent development has given hope to …

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection – Reuters

SARAJEVO (Reuters) – Several thousand people marched in Bosnia’s first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organized counter-rallies. Participants are seen during the first gay pride parade in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina September 8, 2019. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic The …

Botswana to appeal ruling decriminalising homosexuality – BBC News

Botswana’s government will appeal against a landmark High Court ruling that decriminalised homosexuality, the attorney general says. Last month the court rejected colonial-era laws that imposed up to seven year jail terms for same-sex relationships, saying they were unconstitutional. The ruling was viewed by many as a step towards improving …