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17/02/16 

Business and LGBT rights. This debate asks 'Should businesses work to advance the rights of LGBT people broadly, rather than focusing only on their own employees?' Readers can leave comments and vote.

17/02/16 

Malawi’s anti-gay law back in force. A court in Malawi has ordered the country’s anti-gay law back into force according to this news story from Pink News just added to the toolkit.

10/02/16 

Bisi Alimi on LGBT rights in Nigeria. Interview from The Guardian, added to the toolkit. Kathrine Purvis speaks to the LGBT rights and HIV activist who came out live on Nigerian TV, then was disowned by his family and arrested.

10/02/16 

'Gay cures' and the fight to end them. From electric shocks to rape and submersion, this Guardian article just added to the toolkit looks at activism to stop clinics claiming to offer ‘cures’ for homosexuality.

09/02/16 

The implications of PrEP for sex workers. A new IDS briefing, added to the toolkit, focuses on a new way to prevent HIV: pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and argues that it raises important challenges in the context of female sex work.

03/02/16 

Include LGBT people in the SDGs. A new paper from Stonewall has been added to the toolkit. It argues that lesbian, gay, bi and trans people must be included properly in aid and development spending.

16/12/15 

Why the sexual and reproductive justice movement needs religion. This report, added to the toolkit, argues that renewing the engagement of religious leaders and people of faith is essential.

15/12/15 

What's the situation of trans people in Latin America? A Gay Star News story has been added to the toolkit covering Organization of American States research on the challenges faced by trans women and men.

15/12/15 

Removing the ‘chill factor’. This news story, added to the toolkit, covers amendments to Irish law, aimed at protecting LGB employees of schools and hospitals over the 'ethos' of religious institutions. 

15/12/15 

A black body on trial. In this recent addition to the toolkitSteven Thrasher writes on the conviction of HIV positive Michael Johnson, or 'Tiger Mandingo', for not telling his sexual partners that he had HIV.

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