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The Supreme Court of South Korea ruled on Thursday in favor of a same-sex couple concerning the recognition of their union. The plaintiff’s same-sex partner, who had become an employed subscriber in 2016, submitted a notification of the plaintiff’s eligibility for dependent status in the National Health Insurance system. Attached was a personal guarantor’s certificate [...]

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Malawi’s Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed the case of two applicants seeking to legalize same-sex relationships, marking a significant setback for LGBTQ+ rights in the country. The three-member judge panel, consisting of Justices Joseph Chigona, Chimbigzani Kacheche and Vikochi Chima, delivered their ruling after six hours of deliberation. The judges ruled that the applicants failed [...]

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Over 30,000 people marched in Budapest Pride on Saturday and protested Hungary’s anti-LGBTQ+ legislation, according to local media. Ambassadors from various countries attended the event, including US Ambassador to Hungary David Pressman. Pressman emphasized the United States’ support for the march, stating that the US “will always march alongside those standing up for human dignity, [...]

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The Namibian High Court ruled Friday that the criminalization of “sodomy” and “unnatural sexual offences” is incompatible with the right of non-discrimination guaranteed under the Namibian constitution. In the case of Dausab v The Minister of Justice, applicant Friedel Dausab, a Namibian gay man working as an LGBTQ rights activist, stated that he endured hardship by [...]

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