LGBTQ+ and music

7 Music Videos About LGBTQ+ Rights

In the name of equality and gender rights, we have dedicated the month of October to LGBTQ+, including the history, achievements, and issues surrounding it. The perception and inclusion of LGBTQ+ in our culture have increased and gotten better significantly over the course of the past decades. There’s undoubtedly still a long way to go, making it even more important to talk about it, to preach messages of love and inclusion instead of hate and isolation.
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The South Pacific Has a Serious LGBTQ Rights Problem

Oceania has an appalling LGBTQ rights record, and it is one that you never hear about. The region is often overlooked in regards to its human rights record, with the mainstream media preferring report on the natural beauty and splendor of the continent rather than it’s downfalls of inequality.
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Ex-Ex-Gay

A Look Into the Ex-Ex-Gay Movement

Besides sounding like the next issue of an X-Men comic book, this crusade has gained traction as a result of the Ex-Gay movement, which, as the name implies, involves people believing that changing gay sexual orientation is possible.
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LGBTQ+

Stories and Struggles of the LGBTQ+ Community

They say that a pot of gold awaits at the end of a rainbow, but for the LGBTQ+ community, there are no treasures. While the advent of the LGBTQ+ (or LGBTQQIAAP, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies, and Pansexual) community has brought about new meanings to rainbows and pride, the rest of the world, at its core, remains resistant to the possibilities of gender fluidity. And for these people, the struggle continues.
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LGBTQ Pride

A Celebration of Pride: LGBTQ Battles & Triumphs Throughout the Years

Picture this: five decades ago, homosexuality was considered a mental disorder; same-sex sexual activity a crime; and LGBTQ workers could’ve been fired easily. Fast forward to today where gays openly serve as frontiers in the military, function as noteworthy icons in the media, and occupy significant positions in the government.
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Gay pride

7 Things You Shouldn’t Ask Gay People

With Taiwan’s recent legalization of same-sex marriage and Jake Zyrus’ emancipation from Charice Pempengco to finally free himself from the shackles of the female body, as well as last month’s Pride Month that called forth Pride marches all over the world, it is accurate enough that we live in an age where the LGBT (or LGBTQQIAAP, which stands for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Allies, and Pansexual) community is becoming a cultural norm, at the very least for the most part.
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Chechnya: Crimes Against the Gay Community

Chechnya and Human Rights: Crimes Against Gay Community

Being gay isn’t easy, yet it’s easier than it’s ever been, at least in western countries that is. We’re not talking about the actual sexual orientation, but about acceptance and rights that still can’t be described as perfect anywhere. But even when looking at the flawed situation gay people sometimes find themselves in even in the most progressive countries, there will always be the cruel knowledge of just how much people have to suffer for their sexual orientation elsewhere in the world. The most recent case of which is just taking place in Chechnya.
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LGBTQ blood donations discrimination

Blood Donations Discrimination Still Exists for LGBTQ Donors

Blood truly is wonderful stuff. This red, salty liquid that flows through our views and arteries carries oxygen to and from the tissues, sustaining life and keeping us fit and healthy, yet behind the medical facade of it’s proven necessities there are discriminatory barriers in regards to blood donations.
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