The LGBTQ+ news round-up: 10 April 2016

The weekly roundup of recent LGBTQ news …

The Queerness

While big name issues in America continued to garner much media attention, the world saw events and changes all across the LGBTQ+ spectrum. In his latest weekly instalment Tom Ana shares some of the most important news stories from the last seven days.

Ongoing anger against North Carolina’s recently implemented anti-trans ‘bathroom laws’ has led to a number of businesses boycotting the state in protest of the legislation. Earlier this week, online giants PayPal announced the cancellation of a planned business expansion in the area, meaning the loss of over 400 jobs. Musician Bruce Springsteen was also one of many artists and performers who cancelled tours and planned shows in response to the discriminatory laws.

Israel ’s Ministry of Tourism has announced plans to invest over 11 million NIS (Over 2 million pounds) in a new LGBTQ+ tourism strategy . The plan will include campaigns launched to attract LGBTQ+…

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