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    Two Malaysian women caned under Islamic law for lesbian sex

    Agence France-Presse . Kuala Terengganu | Updated at 07:01pm on September 03, 2018

    Two Malaysian women were caned Monday for having lesbian sex in violation of strict Islamic laws, sparking outrage from activists at the ‘inhuman and degrading’...

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    LGBT outrage over Trump ban on transgender military service 

    Associated Press | Updated at 10:13am on July 27, 2017

    Most LGBT-rights activists never believed Donald Trump's campaign promises to be their friend. But with his move Wednesday to ban transgender people from military service, on top...

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    German parliament votes to legalise same-sex marriage

    Reuters | Updated at 02:56pm on June 30, 2017

    Germany’s parliament voted by a wide margin on Friday to legalise same-sex marriage after chancellor Angela Merkel did an about-face that...

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    Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for having gay sex

    Reuters | Updated at 01:06pm on May 23, 2017

    Religious police in Indonesia caned two men for gay sex on Tuesday, with hooded men inflicting 82 lashes on each of them as hundreds of...

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    AI expresses concern over 28 arrested gay

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 11:23pm on May 22, 2017

    Amnesty International on Monday called upon the government to ensure that 28 young men taken into custody on May 19 by Rapid Action Battalion on...

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    4 out 27 LGBT suspects remanded

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 01:34am on May 21, 2017

    A judicial magistrate in Dhaka on Saturday remanded four out of 27 suspected ‘homosexual’ youths for two days each in police custody, a day after...

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    27 detained for joining secret LGBT meet

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:05am on May 20, 2017

    Rapid Action Battalion on Friday arrested 27 suspected ‘homosexual’ youths who gathered in a community centre at Keraniganj of the capital for an over-night networking...

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