Conservative Muslim Groups in Indonesia Express Concern Over Coldplay Concert Due to LGBTQ Support

Indonesian Muslims have been marching in protest of a Coldplay concert in Jakarta. The uproar was in response to the band’s open support of the LGBTQ community.  Concert Protests in Jakarta More than 200 people rallied together in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, to protest a concert by British band Coldplay. The protest stood against … Read more

First Same-Sex Couple Legally Weds in Nepal Following Landmark Ruling

Nepal’s first same-sex marriage has been registered this week, with activists calling it an “historic” achievement for the Himalayan nation. First Same-Sex Marriage in Nepal A gay couple in Nepal has officially registered their marriage, making them the first same-sex couple to be legally married in the country.  Five Months After Legalization The marriage between … Read more

ICC Implements New Policy Restricting Transgender Participation in International Cricket, Cites Safety and Integrity Concerns

In a move reportedly made to “protect the integrity” of the sport and the “safety of players,” the International Cricket Council has moved to ban transgender players from all international matches.  Ban on Transgender Players This week, the International Cricket Council announced its decision to ban all transgender players from international matches, with an exception … Read more

Hungarian Museums Introduce Age Restrictions for LGBTQ Exhibitions, Igniting a Cultural Debate

After a ban on youth attendance at the World Press Photo exhibition in Budapest, Hungary, a second Hungarian museum had restricted under-18s from viewing an exhibition with LGBTQ content.  Two Museums Under Forced Restrictions “It is not a question of restricting artistic works” – the Hungarian government has defended a second decision to bar minors … Read more

The Future of Black History Education – Dorsey High Leads the Way

Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School has been the target of controversy with its new Advanced Placement African-American Studies course, which aims to teach students about the “Black experience.” Here’s the whole story.  New Class Causes Controversy “It’s the truth” – A new AP class at Susan Miller Dorsey Senior High School in Los Angeles … Read more

Austria Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage and Compensates LGBTQ Victims of Past Laws

The Austrian government has set aside millions of euros in compensation for gay and lesbian citizens prosecuted for their sexuality over 20 years ago. Here’s the story. New Announcement for Austrian LGBTQ “It can never make up for the suffering and injustice.” – This week, Austrian justice minister Alma Zadić announced that the Austrian government … Read more

Indonesia’s Conservative Muslim Groups Voice Concerns Over Coldplay Concert Due to LGBTQ Support

Indonesian Muslims have been marching in protest of a Coldplay concert in Jakarta. The uproar was in response to the band’s open support of the LGBTQ community.  Concert Protests in Jakarta On Wednesday more than 200 people rallied together in Jakarta, the capital of Indonesia, to protest a concert by British band Coldplay. The protest … Read more