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Australia: Christian Porter says religious freedom bill won't erode state LGBT protections

Attorney general says bill ‘is not intended to displace state law nor will it import specific provisions of international law’

Myanmar university investigates suicide of gay librarian

A Myanmar university said on Wednesday it had suspended three staff while it investigates the suicide of a gay employee who said he was bullied at work in social media posts widely shared in the conservative Asian country.

US: Supreme Court Won’t Rule on Clash Between Another Bakery and a Gay Couple

In their petition seeking review in the Oregon case, the bakery’s lawyers said hearing their appeal would allow the justices to answer the question left open last year. “It squarely presents the constitutional questions that the court did not answer in Masterpiece Cakeshop,” they wrote.

Japan: My Feet, My Business

There’s a kernel of contrarianism that fuels some of the best social movements. Movements that, if history is any judge, have traditionally begun when one, or some, people get to “enough,” or maybe “too much,” and put their feet down.