Nearly 80% of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) Australians suffered at least one episode of intense anxiety in the past year, and more than 25% were diagnosed with, or treated for, an anxiety disorder, a national study has found.
Botswana’s High Court has ruled that private consensual sex between adults of the same sex is no longer criminal. The decision gives hope to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in African countries that still have similar laws in place.
The Ministry of Women, Family and Human Rights has chosen to remove the legal protection status of LGBTQ people. Some politicians are now pushing for a ban on talking about gender diversity and sexual orientation in schools.
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