Texas Governor Greg Abbott Signs Bill Restricting Transgender Student Athletes in School Sports into Law

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill on Oct. 25 that restricts transgender student athletes in the state from playing on public school sports teams that align with their gender identities. Under House Bill 25, student athletes, who compete in …

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Alleged Victim of Homophobic Attack in Madrid Admits Injuries Were Consensual

A 20-year-old Spanish man who reported that hooded men subjected him to a homophobic attack at knifepoint has now admitted to the police that his injuries were consensual. “The man has changed his statement and has said that the assault …

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Human Rights Campaign Fires President for Alleged Role in Cuomo’s Sexual Harassment Allegations

The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) has fired Alphonso David as its president on Sept. 6 for his alleged role in former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s response to sexual harassment allegations. HRC, the largest LGBTQ+ advocacy group in the United …

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Bangladeshi Court Sentences Six People to Death for Murdering LGBTQ Rights Activists

A Bangladeshi anti-terrorism tribunal on Tuesday sentenced six members of an Islamist militant group to death in connection with the brutal slayings of a prominent gay rights activist and his friend five years ago, a local media platform reported. In …

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Chinese University Directs Colleges to Identify LGBTQ+ Students’ ‘State of Mind’

A prominent Chinese university has directed its colleges to list their LGBTQ+ students and to report on their “state of mind,” according to a “Campus Survey” shared on social media. Shanghai University directed its colleges to “investigate [and] research” students …

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