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Good news from Malaysia, Namibia, Ukraine

Recent weeks have seen advances for trans people in Ukraine and Malaysia and perhaps for all LGBT people in Namibia. The news items in this recap were excerpted with slight modifications  from  ILGA’s LGBulleTIn round-up of the world’s LGBTI-related news … Continue reading

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Malaysia keeps violating trans women’s rights

The Malaysian trans advocates at Justice for Sisters on July 4 protested ongoing mistreatment of trans women in Malaysia: Justice for all regardless of gender identity Justice for Sisters is appalled by the news of a trans woman who was … Continue reading

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On LGBTI rights in Asia, a picture of diversity amid intolerance

Thirteen countries in Asia have one thing in common: Each one has a law that prohibits same-sex intimacy. But otherwise they are remarkably diverse, ranging from tiny Maldives (population 350,000) to huge India (population 1.3 billion) with societies displaying a … Continue reading

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Botswana progress, Kenya rescue, Malaysia raid

News items excerpted with slight modifications from LGBulleTIn, the dispatch of LGBTI news from around the world produced by ILGA, the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association. Another voice for progress in Botswana The City Council of Gaborone, … Continue reading

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Malaysia: Stop trans arrests, repeal anti-trans law

The Malaysian trans advocacy group Justice for Sisters issued this appeal on March 7. (The bold subheads are editorial additions.) End arbitrary arrests and repeal laws that criminalize transgender persons 12 arrests on March 2 Justice for Sisters is extremely … Continue reading

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Upbeat pre-Christmas news from Guyana, Malaysia

Three upbeat news items involving countries with anti-LGBTI laws, courtesy of UNAIDS Equal Eyes recaps of the world’s LGBTI-related news. Barring an unexpected event, this post is probably the final pre-Christmas publication on the Erasing 76 Crimes blog. We’ll return … Continue reading

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1 million visits to Erasing 76 Crimes blog in 2015

How many people are concerned about the human rights of LGBTI people?  Here’s a hint: People have paid more than 1 million visits to the Erasing 76 Crimes blog so far this year — to be precise, 1,000,089 visits as … Continue reading

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