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NewsWrap November 8, 2021



HEADLINES

Leading Chinese queer rights group forced offline Bulgarian pol leads mob attack on LGBTQ center Hackers breach and release Israeli gay app personal info Taliban’s human rights vow excludes LGBTQ Afghans Pro-trans ruling withstands Supreme US appeal Cohen “Glitters” and Porter goes “Unprotected” on “Late Night”


SUMMARY

The online presence of one of China's leading queer advocacy group is forced into silence, a far-right Bulgarian presidential candidate leads a gang of thugs who invaded an LGBTQ community center in Sofia, hackers release the personal sexuality and HIV information of hundreds of thousands of Israeli gay men on the Atraf dating site, the Taliban’s promise to respect human rights in exchange for Afghanistan’s money frozen in foreign banks doesn’t include LGBTQ rights, the U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear the appeal of a discriminatory healthcare chain in the case of a California trans man, and gay entertainers Andy Cohen and Billy Porter hawk their new books.


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