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NewsWrap July 11, 2022


HEADLINES

Slovenian queer couples win marriage and adoption rights

Antigua and Barbuda frees consenting adults

Iranian death sentence takes another gay man

Singapore sidelines sodomy prosecutions but nixes repeal

Dozens arrested for attempting Pride in Ankara

Irish drag queen reads right-wing story hour protesters

Berlin mosque unfurls the rainbow for Pride


SUMMARY

Slovenia’s Constitutional Court grants immediate marriage equality and adoption rights to same-gender couples, the High Court of Antigua and Barbuda overturns laws banning male-to-male and other sexual activities, Iran executes another gay man, Nigerian activists try to intervene in the stoning sentence levied against three gay men, Singapore’s Home Affairs Minister says that the law against sex between men in not being enforced, Turkish riot police break up Ankara’s Pride effort by adding three dozen arrests to more than 550 busts across the country, Irish drag legend Panti Bliss schools a rightwing protester at a Drag Queen Story Hour event in Mayo, and Berlin’s Ibn Rushd-Goethe mosque becomes Germany’s first to unfurl the rainbow flag.


NewsWrap is reported this week by Sarah Montague and Marcos Najera, produced by Brian DeShazor. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for international LGBTQ weekly news. See thiswayout.org for complete NewsWrap transcripts and more information.