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South Africa: Soweto Pride 2017 focuses on safety of black lesbian women

October 3, 2017 –The focus of much of the messaging was around the safety of black lesbian women in particular who have borne the brunt of hate crime attacks against the LGBTQ community. A long list of names of women who lost their lives because of their identity was read out on stage.

Continue reading at: http://www.mambaonline.com/2017/10/03/soweto-pride-2017-reclaims-streets-pictures/ (Source)

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Toronto: Anonymous letter sent to lesbian politician threatening attack on pride parade

A letter has been sent to an out politician in Canada threatening an attack on a Pride parade.

The letter was sent to Kristyn Wong-Tam, an openly gay politician who sits on Toronto City Council, as the city marked a day against homophobic bullying on Wednesday.

Continue reading at: Anonymous letter sent to gay politician threatening attack on ‘faggot’ pride parade · PinkNews (Source)