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Politics

Why Modi’s Return to Power in India could Spell Further Misery for Queer Citizens

On the 23rd of May 2019, Narendra Modi’s BJP led NDA government returned to power. This has grave implications for the LGBTQ+ community in India. With its divisive policies and support base composed primarily of the orthodox Hindus, its consideration of queer people within India has been greatly lacking. When we talk about queer people in India, the conversation remains incomplete without discussing the decriminalisation of section 377– a part of the Indian penal code

LGBT+

Egypt Detains 43 For Waving LGBT Pride Flag

At least 43 people have been detained in Egypt simply because of a rainbow flag. The search began two weeks ago after several pictures of people dancing with the LGBTQ+ flag in a concert were posted online. The police claimed that the people who were arrested were “homosexuals who raised the LGBT flag and encouraged the practice of immoral acts.” Most of those who were arrested have been put through a quick trial and even

Race

Saying ‘No Blacks or No Asians’ isn’t a dating preference, it’s blatant racism

Online dating is a booming market with apps such as Tinder, Grindr and match.com; they’re popular enough that even celebrities such as Hilary Duff create accounts.. Many dating sites offer a free, safe haven for you to find your ultimate partner, but for many people of color it is the exact opposite of that. They are prone to receiving many racist messages from people who don’t see them as people beyond their ethic background. For example,

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