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· November, 2019

Stories about LGBTQ+ from November, 2019

Sexual harassment case in Trinidad & Tobago highlights need for better policies

A recent case has highlight Trinidad and Tobago's lack of laws protecting citizens from workplace sexual harassment, especially members of the LGBTQ community, who can be quite vulnerable.

The Gambia confronts the nightmare of witch hunts under former regime

In The Gambia, alleged witches were held for up to five days in secret locations and made to drink ‘Kubehjaro’, a hallucinogenic substance, and then forced to confess to witchcraft.

Testing the limits of LGBT acceptance in Taiwan: Interview with filmmaker Ming Lang Chen

"The Teacher is about human communication, it shows a wide range of delicate emotions, I wouldn't say it is just a gay movie." 

In Uzbekistan, where homosexuality is illegal, LGBTQ+ people must hide to survive

Global Voices interviewed one of the very few LGBTQ+ activists in Uzbekistan, who provide legal and psychological support to a deeply underground community.

Victory for transgender students at Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

Prior to this development, Chulalongkorn University had no official protocol for transgender students wishing to dress according to their gender identity.

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