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Côte d’Ivoire: Bill to Amend Marriage Law Approved

The Council of Ministers of Côte d’Ivoire approved a bill that would substantially amend the country’s marriage law. The bill, which was drafted as part of a package of new laws in the areas of family and inheritance law, aims to encourage equality between men and women, particularly by curbing traditional practices.  At the same time, the bill would explicitly prohibit same-sex marriage.

US: Potential new PrEP drug exposes gaps in data for women

The possibility of new PrEP drug raises questions about how to fix gaps in data on women. Medicare will cover CAR-T cell therapy with significant moves to broaden administration and eligible patients. Sarepta denies a serious patient response to its Duchenne’s therapy, but its stock plunges.

US: Developmental Milestones in Young Transgender Women in Two American Cities: Results from a Racially and Ethnically Diverse Sample

Compared with older and white participants, younger black, Latina, Asian, and other/mixed race transgender (trans) women reported earlier experiences of sexual debut, transfeminine identity disclosure to others, sexual debut as trans, transfeminine identity expression in public, and integration of hormone use.

South Africa: Strategic Pathways to Inclusion and Rights for LGBTI People in Sub-Saharan Africa

In September 2015, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which includes the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets. The agenda includes a “pledge that no one will be left behind” and commitments to prioritize the poorest and most marginalized.

Global Rainbow Catholics meet in Chicago

Developing partnerships and alliances with Catholic church groups and addressing disadvantage in the lives of LGBTIQ people