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Gay British reality TV star calls for more action against online trolls

21 May 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A gay TV star from one of Britain's leading reality shows called on the government on Thursday to do more to protect people online after receiving almost daily death threats and homophobic abuse during the coronavirus lockdown.

Gay British reality TV star calls for more action against online trolls

21 May 2020

LONDON, May 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A gay TV star from one of Britain's leading reality shows called on the government on Thursday to do more to protect people online after receiving almost daily death threats and homophobic abuse during the coronavirus lockdown.

Morocco Instagram influencer apologises for role in outing of gay men

13 May 2020

LONDON/TUNIS (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender Instagram influencer blamed for a wave of homophobic attacks in Morocco apologised on Wednesday for encouraging her followers to download dating apps that were then used to locate and publicly out gay men.

Morocco Instagram influencer apologises for role in outing of gay men

13 May 2020

LONDON/TUNIS, May 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A transgender Instagram influencer blamed for a wave of homophobic attacks in Morocco apologised on Wednesday for encouraging her followers to download dating apps that were then used to locate and publicly out gay men.

UK LGBT+ group Stonewall names new CEO amid trans rights row

13 May 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - British LGBT+ advocacy group Stonewall has named a replacement for Ruth Hunt, who quit as chief executive last year after a tenure marked by controversy over her decision to lobby for transgender rights alongside lesbian, gay and bisexual equality.

One in three gay men feel unsafe at home during coronavirus

12 May 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost a third of gay and bisexual men report feeling vulnerable at home during the new coronavirus pandemic, with Brazilians particularly concerned, a global survey found on Tuesday, highlighting its wider mental health impacts.

One in three gay men feel unsafe at home during coronavirus

12 May 2020

LONDON, May 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Almost a third of gay and bisexual men report feeling vulnerable at home during the new coronavirus pandemic, with Brazilians particularly concerned, a global survey found on Tuesday, highlighting its wider mental health impacts.

Britain's first TikTok house gay couple fly flag for LGBT+ representation under lockdown

23 Apr 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As LGBT+ charities advise young people to stay in the closet during coronavirus lockdowns, Sebastian Wood and Monty Keates say they recognise the importance of being a visible young gay couple in Britain's first TikTok house.

Trans people in Hungary risk abuse if ban on ID sex change goes ahead: MEPs

15 Apr 2020

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 60 European lawmakers wrote to two senior Hungarian ministers on Wednesday warning that transgender and intersex people risked being harassed and attacked if a proposed ban on changing their sex on legal documents became law.

Are people living with HIV more at risk from coronavirus?

31 Mar 2020

LONDON/MEXICO CITY (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As coronavirus sweeps the world, many people living with HIV are asking whether their status counts as an underlying condition and makes them more at risk.

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