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50 Years After Stonewall: The Night The Oppressed Made The Oppressor Flee

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising is being celebrated on June 28. It is a landmark of the beginning of the modern LGBTI movement throughout the world. The Pride marches are held in June each year to celebrate that feat. By: Vanessa Valverde In the 50's and 60's, a series of...

One-Million Strong LGBT+ Parade in Sao Paulo

One million people took Sao Paulo main avenue for LGBT Parade on June 23, 2019. By CSP-Conlutas Media Workgroup There was a general feeling against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and his homophobic agenda. Recently the Supreme Court decided that homophobia is an indefeasible crime for which there is no possibility of leaving...

A victory for the LGBTI population: India decriminalized homosexuality

LGBTI community of India achieved the decriminalization of homosexuality in the country. The Supreme Court of India issued some weeks ago a decision declaring unconstitutional the standard known as section 377 of the criminal code. After this decision, India became the 124th country in the world to not criminalize...

Ban the ‘cure’! LGBTQIA+ people are not sick! Capitalism is the illness!

Stockport Alliance For Equality (SAFE) launched its campaign demanding a ban on the so-called the LGBT ‘cure’ in this country, at Stockport Pride in July 2018. Ashley Walker The ‘cure’ ideology (also known as reparative therapy, conversion therapy or the gay ‘cure’), is an archaic remnant from when LGBTQIA+ people were...

49 years of Stonewall: time to make a new rebellion!

June 28 is the International Day of LGBT Pride, since the Stonewall Revolt, in 1969, in the US. It left an important sign to LGBTs all over the world. By Diego Cruz.   In 1969, LGBTs were subjected to a process of extreme marginalization. They were persecuted in the streets and even...

We must fight the Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender phobia that divides the working class

On May 17, 1990, the General Assembly of the World Health Organization (WHO) eliminated homosexuality from the list of mental diseases. This May 17 , the commemoration of the 26th anniversary must have the objective to coordinate all type of actions to denunciate discrimination against homosexuals, lesbians, bisexuals, transsexual...

After the Pulse Massacre: Full Solidarity with LGBTQI and Muslim Communities and Fierce Opposition to the Spiral of Hate

On June 12th, 2016, 49 people were murdered in the Pulse gay club in Orlando (Florida), 53 were wounded and dozens of others were traumatized for the rest of their lives. This was clearly a hate crime against the LGBTQI and Latin@ community, despite the efforts of Rick Scott,...

Orlando massacre: a blood-stained rainbow

In 16 days we will be celebrating 47 years of the Stonewall Rebellion, a symbol and landmark of the fight against LGBT-phobia and of the organization of LGBT movements. It is no surprise that the biggest massacre ever of this kind in the United States occurred in a premise...

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