Hello, and here are the international LGBT
news headlines from Pinksixty. According to the New York Times, 14% of LGBT
people and 42% of women voted for Donald Trump on Tuesday. 44.4% of the electorate didn’t vote at all,
despite it being described as the most important election in a generation. A gay man from Calgary has been attacked by
Republican voters in California, leaving him bleeding and unconscious. Chris Ball said the men hurled anti-gay abuse
before smashing a bottle over his head on Tuesday night. The People’s Revolutionary Movement officially
launched in Durban, South Africa last weekend. The party already contested local elections
in August, calling for the repeal of LGBT rights while upholding tribal tradition. A congressional committee has voted to reject
a change to Mexico’s constitution which would have allowed same sex couples to marry. Last year, the Supreme Court ruled that inequality
was unconstitutional, but many states are dragging their heels. And finally, Ottawa’s Inside Out LGBT Film
Festival opens for its 10th year tomorrow, with the US documentary Kiki. The 4 day event includes 14 features and a
collection of shorts from local and foreign film makers. Well that’s all from us for today.
Join us again tomorrow for more of the latest LGBT news headlines. And you can find out more about these and
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