Gay pride events go online to mark 50th anniversary

World Jun 28, 2020

Gay pride events go online to mark 50th anniversary

Fifty years on from the first gay pride march, the LGBT community and their supporters took many of their events online Saturday, responding to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic. While some activists took to the streets to mark the event, much of the movement's ...

Only 10% of firms in Japan have addressed LGBT issues, survey finds

National Jun 13, 2020

Only 10% of firms in Japan have addressed LGBT issues, survey finds

Just over 10 percent of companies in Japan have policies aimed at protecting the rights of sexual minorities, a recent government survey revealed, reflecting the nation's lack of progress in addressing workplace inequality. The first survey of its kind conducted by the Health, Labor and ...

Trump administration revokes transgender health protection

World Jun 13, 2020

Trump administration revokes transgender health protection

In a move applauded by U.S. President Donald Trump's conservative religious base, his administration on Friday finalized a rule that overturns Obama-era protections for transgender people against sex discrimination in health care. The Department of Health and Human Services said it will enforce sex discrimination ...