There are only around 20 countries worldwide that allow gay couples to get married legally. While most of them are in Europe, Germany isn't one of them. But that might change soon.
Germany is seen as a progressive and safe country for LGBTQ+ people, but a new social media trend is exposing the daily struggle of many. One user recalls being threatened with the specter of Nazi death camps.
Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi has backed equal inheritance rights for men and women and is also pushing for other reforms such as decriminalizing homosexuality. Religious conservatives are far from happy.
Instead of "male" or "female," intersex people in Germany can now identify themselves as "diverse" on official ID papers. However, more work lies ahead for better protection and recognition, writes DW’s Pacinthe Mattar.
In a landmark verdict, Hong Kong's top court has granted a spousal visa to a lesbian woman. This comes despite the fact that the Chinese territory currently does not recognize gay marriage or same-sex civil unions.
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