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NewsWrap: February 22

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights finds Jamaica in violation of LGBTQ constitutional rights by maintaining its laws banning gay male sex, the claim of two Russian lesbian mothers against Finland for denying their family asylum is vindicated by the U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child, ILGA-Europe’s 10th Annual Review warns that queer progress is increasingly fragile, the Equality Act that would cover LGBTQ people under U.S. civil rights laws gets a new vote in the House but faces difficulty in the Senate, and one 2020 report tallies 175 transgender murders in Brazil and another sees skimpy reporting in the U.S. on the worst year for anti-trans violence yet!

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Written by Greg Gordon and Lucia Chappelle
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