The LGBTQ+ news round-up: 27 March 2016

The news last week…

The Queerness

From Myanmar to North Carolina, Tom Ana returns for the second global round-up of LGBTQ+ news stories from the past seven days.

Australian campaigners protested  against government plans to cut the country’s safe-schools program me. The project currently runs in schools across the country and helps teach a number of anti-bullying and acceptance based topics, but has been attacked as inappropriate for children by conservative elements of the Australian government.
American campaigners have called for Hollywood studios and national corporations to boycott the state of Georgia if a proposed anti-gay law is passed. Leading LGBTQ+ group the Human Rights Campaign called on executives and filmmakers to ‘ abandon Georgia ’ in response to a so-called ‘religious freedoms’ act, which could allow businesses and individuals to discriminate against sexual minorities on the grounds of personal choice.

Criticism from Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, of Ghana’s discriminatory anti-gay laws is believed to…

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