Stories about LGBTQ+ from July, 2020
Marielle Franco case remains under state police without federal interference, rules Brazil High Court
Marielle's family members and advocates have feared that moving the case to federal level would make it vulnerable to interference by President Jair Bolsonaro, whose family has links with the suspects in the crime.
"We aren't inherently vulnerable; it's the State that makes these populations vulnerable."
This year's exam was embroiled in controversy -- and not just because of the pandemic.
Months after its release, a film about a gay Georgian dancer continues to inflame heated debates about the place of the LGBTQ+ community in this conservative country.
"We persist against all odds. Our existence is resistance. We're here to dismantle oppressive systems, to change the things we cannot accept.", says Filipino LGBTQ+ activist Carla Nicoyco.
Global Voices interviewed Saurabh Kirpal, a Supreme Court advocate, to find out the state of LGBTQI+ rights in India two years after the country decriminalized homosexual acts.
An interview with the first transgender congresswoman in Venezuela reveals legal battles for transgender people in the country.
“No matter what ways they break you, you still have to be able to form a fist”
Only five years ago, police banned the country's Pride March as "too risky" following threats of violence from homophobic groups.