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India: Blued Releases Anti-Cyberbullying Campaign

Blued, a gay social networking app that has actively been involved in supporting and encouraging the LGBTQ community has launched an anti-cyberbullying campaign for the LGBTQ community.

South Africa: WQMD – a new web series about coming out the closet

Coming out the “closet” is different for everyone. You will be confronted with questions and confusion regarding religion, family acceptance, bullying, fitting in, stereotyping and equality. WQMD – aka We’re Queer My Dear – is a new online series launching in April 2019 and premiering on MambaOnline, that aims to help.

Chile: Minister Cubillos is committed to investigating case of boy who committed suicide

Minister Cubillos is committed to investigating the case of a transgender boy who committed suicide in Copiapó and advancing inclusive educational policies

Costa Rica: Know the protocol provided by the MEP to attack bullying in the LGTBI student population

Teaching and administrative staff must respect the name that any person chooses to be identified, allow the use of the sanitary service that corresponds to the gender with which it defines itself, as well as the dress code.

Japan: How a gay student’s suicide is helping Japan’s LGBT community speak up

Gay graduate student was found dead on campus soon after he was outed in 2015

Japan’s LGBT community has long been silent about the struggles of coming out, and advocates say the country still has ‘a huge problem’ with insensitivity around the subject

UK: School lessons to cover sexting, FGM and mental health

Three new subjects have been created – relationships education from primary school, relationships and sex education at secondary school, and health education for all ages in which students will learn about the importance of getting enough sleep, the dangers of sexting and how to spot anxiety in their friends.