Monthly Archives: January 2019

Anti Marriage Equality Campaigns Hurt LGBTQ+ Mental Health

A new study published in Australian Psychologist is about the mental health effects of a campaign for marriage equality, and the results are alarming. 61.6% of the voters approved a law affording marriage equality in late 2017 in Australia after a contentious campaign. Using data collected during the Australian Marriage Law Postal Survey held in 2017, researchers at the… Read more »

Chinese Government Uses Bureaucratic Tactic to Close LGBTQ+ Groups

This week, the Municipal Affairs Bureau in China’s southern city of Guangzhous shut down two local LGBTQ rights groups: the Guangzhou University Rainbow Group and the Guangzhou Gender and Sexuality Education Center. The Rainbow group taught students about LGBTQ issues and the Education Center helped raise awareness about sexual assault and harassment. Nevertheless, the Bureau listed… Read more »

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Lithuania Court: Foreign Partners of Gay Citizens Must Be Given Residency

The highest court in Lithuania has ruled that foreign spouses of gay citizens must be given residency permits. In a momentous ruling on Friday (January 11), the court denounced the practice of denying residency permits to gay spouses as discriminatory and against human dignity, according to AFP. “The refusal to issue permits cannot be based… Read more »

Austria Gets Marriage Equality – Joe.My.God

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Two Austrian women are the first same-sex couple to officially tie the knot in the predominantly Catholic country, following years of legal challenges from gay rights groups. Austria’s constitutional court ruled in 2017 that same-sex couples should have the right to marry from Jan. 1, 2019. Previously, same-sex couples could only enter into a registered… Read more »