Stories about LGBTQ+ from June, 2018
In long-awaited victory, Angola's only LGBT association receives legal recognition
"Now we are legal and we can speak with property owners without any fear, we can conduct and continue our activities legally, because we will pay the state's quota."
During the World Cup, Mexico gets in trouble when their fans’ chants are called ‘foul’
"In addition to being considered a homophobic scream, the “EEEEEH P…” could cause serious problems for the Mexican National Team" according to FIFA rules.
In Ecuador, a young girl wins the right to have the surnames of both her mothers
"Satya, Helen, and Nicola, through their dream of having the tender happiness of a family, broke barriers of exclusion and established the legitimate presence of the diverse human condition."
Guyana's LGBT community hosts its first ever gay pride parade
"#Guyana is the only South American country where homosexuality is still illegal. It just held its first LGBT Pride parade. Let's hope decriminalisation is next..."
Trinidad and Tobago's religious leaders ‘unite to divide’ people around the issue of gay rights
"Doing what you can to reduce murder, child abuse, domestic violence...nah, more important to use your leadership position to say who should or shouldn't be allowed to love each other"