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· May, 2018

Stories about Good News from May, 2018

Making Japan's hot springs more friendly for LGBT folks

"This is the first time I've entered a communal bath in 13 years. It made me so happy!”

Greece's parliament passes bill allowing child fostering by same-sex couples

The bill seeks, generally, to reduce the red tape which resulted in candidate parents and children trapped for years in bureaucratic limbo.

Trinidadian photographer Maria Nunes pays tribute to ‘Carnival dreamers and makers’ in new book

"For me it’s about immersion. It’s about going all out, no half way business. Also, as a photographer I see myself as a participant too, not a spectator."

Bangladesh blasts off with their first ever satellite launch into space

"Successful deployment of SpaceX's Falcon 9 Block 5 launch of Bangabandhu Satellite-1 to geostationary transfer orbit confirmed. Maybe this is how a country changes. So proud."

Uzbekistan releases its “last detained journalists”

For the first time in last two decades, there is not a single journalist behind bars in Uzbekistan, once one of the world's most despotic countries.

Bulgarian environmental activists score important court victory in struggle to #SavePirin National Park

"Great news for @zazemiata + thousands of people protesting against plans to damage #Pirin national park in Bulgaria! #SavePirin"

In Mexico, an indigenous community telco will continue to operate — for now

"For us, the fact that we had to pay a million pesos meant that we would stop operating."

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