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France: MPs approve IVF for lesbians, single women

To loud applause, France's lower house of parliament approved a controversial draft bioethics law in a move that has already sparked outrage from defenders of the traditional family unit, and even opponents in President Emmanuel Macron's own centrist party.

Kazakhstan: ILGA-Europe welcome landmark decision by Supreme Court to uphold the privacy of a lesbian couple

In what is seen as a first legal victory for LGBTIQ rights in Kazakhstan, the Central Asian country’s Supreme Court has overturned a decision by the Court of Appeal, saying it “committed a substantial and gross violation of the right to self-portrayal under Article 145 of the Civil Code and infringement of the constitutional rights” of a lesbian couple.

South Africa: Ancestors Guide LGBT+ SA Healers to Mend Mental Scars

Widely respected by South Africans as spiritual guides, healers and counsellors, gay sangomas like 23-year-old Maci are also challenging the idea that being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT+) is unAfrican.

France: Conservatives Mobilize After French Gov’t Proposes State-Funded IVF for Same-Sex Couples

A proposal to provide state-funded in-vitro fertilization treatment for lesbian couples and single mothers is being welcomed by LGBT groups, but conservatives are vowing to take to the streets in opposition.

Are we doing alright? Realities of violence, mental health, and access to healthcare related to sexual orientation and gender identity and expression in East and Southern Africa

Research reports based on community-led study in Zimbabwe, Botswana, Zambia, South Africa, Lesotho, Ethiopia, Kenya, eSwatini (Swaziland), and Malawi

France drafts law to extend IVF to lesbians, single women

 Single women and lesbians in France no longer would have to go abroad to get pregnant with a doctor’s help under a proposed law that would give them access to medically assisted reproduction at home for the first time.