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Mississippi Supreme Court rules that Lesbian spouses are both legal parents to their marital children

By Lambda Legal Today, the Mississippi Supreme Court ruled that married same-sex couples should have the same parenting rights as different sex couples in a Lambda Legal case on behalf of Chris Strickland, a non-biological lesbian mother who was denied legal parentage for children she and her now ex-wife planned for and raised together. The […]

Wedding photos of African lesbians in traditional Ghanaian cloth cause uproar

Ismail Akwe — Face2Face Africa Wedding photos of lesbians of African descent have caused an uproar on social media especially from conservative Ghanaians who believe the two women are from their country. One of the photos shows the women wearing traditional Ghanaian cloth called Kente as they share a kiss. Other pictures show one of them in a white […]

Trinidad and Tobago: A nation in the closet

By Maykel González Vivero – The Institute for War & Peace Reporting Jowelle de Souza is Trinidad and Tobago’s most high-profile transgender person. The political and animal rights campaigner lives in San Fernando, the country’s second city, where she owns a beauty salon and is well known as a civil society activist. But her public […]