The LGBTQ+ news round-up: 17 April 2016

The latest LGBTQ news roundup from the wonderful people at The Queerness…

The Queerness

In the latest addition of The Queerness’ global news round-up Tom Ana shares some of the stories that might not have made headlines. From Argentina to Kenya, Australia to Norway; it’s your weekly selection of the week’s most important LGBTQ+ news.

Lawmakers in Tennessee, USA, passed new legislation that legalises the discrimination of LGBTQ+ individuals by medical and mental health professionals. The latest attack on LGBTQ+ minorities in the Southern United States will allow counselors and psychiatrists to deny treatment of sexual minorities on ‘religious grounds’. The change was widely condemned by activists and campaigners, who claim that it may help jeopardize the mental health care of LGBTQ+ individuals within the state.

A Jewish lesbian couple will become the first same-sex couple to marry in a religious ceremony in Argentina. Romi Charur and Vicky Escobar, who have been in a civil partnership since 2014, will hold their wedding…

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