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Are COVID-19 Vaccines Safe for People Living With HIV?

A large number of the investigations of COVID-19 vaccines at first restricted their enrollment to members who didn’t have other medical conditions. After early investigations showed that the vaccines were safe in the more extensive population, individuals with HIV have started to partake in examinations. (4) Notwithstanding restricted information, accessible data proposes current WHO suggested COVID-19 antibodies (Pfizer/BioNtech, Oxford/AstraZeneca, Johnson&Johnson) …

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Sapir Berman

Sapir Berman becomes Israel’s first Transgender Soccer Referee

A top soccer referee came out publicly as the Israeli Premier League’s first ever transgender referee at a Tuesday press conference. Sagi Berman told reporters that she now identifies as a woman, and has changed her name to Sapir. “I always saw myself as a woman, from a very young age. At first I did not know how to name …

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LGBT Rights in China, Latvia and in The World

LGBT Rights in China, Latvia and in The World

Latvian human rights activists condemn homophobia in China, Latvia and the world The issue of human rights of LGBT persons is like a hot potato – hard to spit it out, but also hard to swallow. Despite majority of the public having nothing against the LGBT community, people are afraid to allow them to have the same human rights everyone …

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U.S. Embassies Permitted to Raise Rainbow Flags

U.S. Embassies Permitted to Raise Rainbow Flags

American embassies and consulates around the world are now authorized to fly the rainbow flag on the same pole as the U.S. flag, according to reports. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken has authorized U.S. diplomatic missions across the world to fly the rainbow rainbow flag on the same pole as the American flag at embassies and consulates, according to …

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Madrid Gay Pride

Madrid Gay Pride

While there is an amazing LGBTI+ scene in Madrid all year round, there is one undisputed highlight on the calendar. The annual Gay Pride event is the biggest of its kind in Europe and regularly attracts upwards of 2 million people. Just imagine! It’s an incredible sensation just being there.  Madrid Gay Pride takes place normally for about 10 days …

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Homophobia Kills!

Internalized Homophobia

In my last article, I discussed responses to homophobia. For example I described incidents where I had been victimized by gays and lesbians as a result of their transphobia, and how I deal with the anger by discussing those feelings with others. Notably, I had reached a point where I was tired of the anger. Rather than being angry at …

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Homophobia Kills!

External Homophobia

Are men and women with gender issues required to deal with those issues effecting gays and lesbians? Yes, absolutely. There are many issues existing that effect both transgender persons and gays and lesbians. The most insidious and device of which is homophobia. Homophobia is an irrational fear or dislike of gays and lesbians. Moreover, it is an intense misunderstanding of …

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Supporting Your Child Who is Coming Out

Supporting Your Child Who is Coming Out

Coming Out: The process through which LGBTQ people recognize and acknowledge their non-heterosexual orientation and integrate this understanding into their personal and social lives. The act of disclosing this orientation or identity to others. Coming out is a challenging process, no matter the age of the person doing it. That said, coming out as a youth can be particularly challenging …

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Talking to Children and Youth About Homophobia and Transphobia

Talking to Children and Youth About Homophobia and Transphobia

Talking to children and youth about homophobia, biphobia and transphobia Discussing issues like homophobia, transphobia and biphobia with children and youth can provide them with important tools for understanding and resisting the strong influence these phobias have within school culture and society at large. It’s common for children to encounter and learn homophobia, transphobia and biphobia very early in their …

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Connecting with Local LGBTQ Families

Connecting with Local LGBTQ Families

These tips were written with the hope that they will assist you in connecting with a network of supportive LGBTQ families within your local community, offering more opportunities for you and your children to feel supported both in and out of school. In light of this, each of these suggestions involves a variable amount of risk on your part. Navigating …

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