Stories about Good News from September, 2019
Human rights—and an actual rainbow—take center stage at Bosnia-Herzegovina's first Pride Parade
Concerns expressed during the build-up to the event about possible violence proved unfounded. As one Twitter user put it: "So much pride and happiness today in Sarajevo!"
Bosnia-Herzegovina to hold first ever Pride parade in Sarajevo on September 8
The parade is taking place in an atmosphere of threats of violence and homophobic rhetoric by traditional and social media, but organizers are determined that the show will go on.
Bangladeshi brides will no longer be questioned about their virginity for marriage certificates
The verdict came after a five-year-long legal battle and has been hailed a landmark victory for the equal rights campaigners.