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Video: Spartacus TV – How gay-friendly is Latvia?

Welcome to a new episode of SPARTACUS TV! Ulli Pridat visits the Baltic States this time – more precisely Latvia! He shows you the architectural masterpieces Latvia’s capital Riga has to offer and explains: What is the situation like for …

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Brazil | 16.10.2019

Brazil: Judge overturns Bolsonaro’s stop to fund queer cinema

Brazil’s homophobic President Jair Bolsonaro cancelled funding for TV shows six weeks ago because he disapproved of its content. He described the financial support for social projects, including LGBTIQ* films, as “money wasted”. Now a federal judge declared the financial freeze null and void.

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China | 01.10.2019

Chinese social media platform bans homosexual content

The Chinese social media and video platform TikTok seems to be a prime example of censorship. TikTok had already recently been criticized for censoring the protest in Hong Kong and thus creating a distorted picture of opinion. It has now become known that the company is also blocking content that shows, advertises or promotes homosexuality.

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Germany | 27.09.2019

Refugees need more information about sexual diversity

German sex educators and integration commissioners on Thursday called for increased sexual education measures for fugitives. At the conference on “Sexual Diversity and Flight”, one of the topics discussed was how to overcome existing prejudices.

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25.09.2019

How LGBT-friendly is Europe?

The European Commission’s Eurobarometer survey looks at the discrimination and social acceptance of LGBTI people throughout the European Union. The survey was carried out in May 2019 and the evaluation has now been published. How tolerant is Europe and what have been the developments since the last survey in 2015? Spartacus has selected the most relevant figures for you:

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Indonesia | 24.09.2019

Indonesia’s president postpones vote for gay ban

President Joko Widodo ordered that the newly formed House of Representatives vote on the planned law only at the beginning of October. The bill would make extramarital and thus homosexual sex a punishable offence. The controversial bill was originally supposed …

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Australia | 16.09.2019

Video: SpartacusTV – Between Bondi Beach and Mardi Gras in Australia

The illustrious Bondi Beach, the Gold Coast and the famous gay festival Mardi Gras in Sydney – this time, Ulli Pridat visits Australia! He gives you an insight into what gay tourists in Australia should not miss.

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