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NewsWrap April 11, 2022


HEADLINES

Orban wins but queer questionnaire crumbles

UK backslides on trans rights

Qatar warns World Cup guests to come without rainbows

Tennessee nearly wrecks marriage to make it unequal

US top court gets some Black woman justice


SUMMARY

Hungarian authoritarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s re-election comes despite the failure of the anti-queer referendum he timed with the same national balloting, the U.K.’s Equality and Human Rights Commission goes soft on bias against trans people as Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s conversion therapy ban proposal excludes them, Qatar’s 2022 FIFA World Cup organizers want to “protect” LGBTQ visitors by recommending they avoid harassment by not displaying queer symbols, Tennessee Republican lawmakers’ plans to circumvent marriage equality nearly legalizes “child brides,” and queers cheer the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of the honorable Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court.


NewsWrap is reported this week by David Hunt and Tanya Kane-Parry, produced by Brian DeShazor. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for international LGBTQ weekly news. See thiswayout.org for complete NewsWrap transcripts and more information.