(Watch) Human rights groups are sounding the alarm in Russia after evidence has emerged that schools are monitoring students’ social media profiles for signs of “LGBTQ propaganda” and reporting them to a central government ministry.
(Watch) As the new sex and relationships curriculum comes into place across England, Kantar conducted a study into attitudes toward the LGBTQ community. The study asked 2,363 people in the United Kingdom about the issue. Although the study found high levels of comfort toward LGBTQ people being teachers, 91% in favor for gay men, lesbians and bisexual people and 77% for trans people, it still found that nearly four in ten people (38%) thought it “inappropriate” for a 6-year-old to be taught that being gay is fine.
(Watch) The incident, one of the largest non-nuclear explosions in history, killed more than 180 people, injured 6,000 and badly damaged the two major Gay districts, famous for their centuries-old homes, art galleries, bars, restaurants and clubs. In those districts many LGBTQ people found tolerance and safety in a region not known for queer acceptance.
(Watch) Pakistan has banned dating apps as part of a crackdown on “immoral” content. The majority Muslim nation specifically targeted apps such as Tinder and Grindr which promote hookup culture. Other social media apps were not exempt from the ban. Pakistan has issued 'final warnings' to both Youtube and TikTok, demanding that they 'control obscenity, vulgarity and immorality' on their platforms.
(Watch) Simon Lokodo was challenged for his Dodoth West County seat, which he has held since 2006, by Baatom Ben Koryang, who is also a member of the National Resistance Movement.