Expat communities everywhere are most visibly comprised of professional couples, with either the wife or husband as the trailing spouse and often the primary carer for children. Many LGBT expats are discrete about their sexuality as a matter of personal security. The by-product of this discretion, however, is that it can be hard for newly arrived LGBT expats in a community to meet those already resident in a community.
Though earlier Cartus surveys confirmed that same-sex benefits typically depend on whether visas can be obtained for destination locations, companies are increasingly placing more focus on how to support same-sex partners during relocation—both domestically and globally. Some companies have already begun exploring potential policies and programs to meet the same-sex needs of their employees:. Central Repository for Country Information Countries around the world have very different legal, social, and immigration stances on same-sex couples.
Inwe learned that 30 young people in Iraq had been placed on "kill lists" — just because they were perceived as gay. One photograph, which the man keeps on his mobile phone, is a portrait of a handsome youth with a stylish haircut. Many escaped to Jordan and Lebanon — but there were no shelters for gay and trans refugees, meaning these people were still facing discrimination and abuse.
This issue examines the hot topics across international business. With the gender pay gap high on the agenda, we look at how to help companies to foster a diverse and inclusive culture - and how purpose can help us in uncertain times. All rights reserved.
Since AprilNorthside has been working as part of a targeted team comprising of both ACT Government and community sector partners to respectfully and genuinely engage with individuals and families residing in high and medium density public housing sites earmarked for development under the Public Housing Renewal Program. Our Community Engagement team is on the ground each week at the inner north complexes earmarked for redevelopment. In addition to Community Development activities such as site tours, community BBQs and health clinics, the team are there to provide personal support, relocation assistance and advocacy to any tenants who request support.
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By Peter Teffer. Staff members at the two London-based EU agencies who are in a same-sex marriage or registered partnership have "no legal certainty" that they will retain their rights after the agencies move out of London, according to the European department of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association Ilga-Europe. EUobserver's stories on the distribution of top-posts in the European Union.
London has been home to the LGBT community for centuries. Take Alan Turing as an example. Everybody knows he was a brilliant mathematician and a pioneer in computer science, but did you know he was gay? Crime, romance, fiction, history books — you name it, the place has it all.
It has a little bit of everything your heart desires generously sprinkled across an area of square miles. You can live in an area that has amazing commuting routes. You can find a home near lovely, peaceful green spaces.
Although same-sex sexual activity between consenting adults in private was decriminalized in homosexuality is disapproved of by most Russians, and same-sex couples and households headed by same-sex couples are ineligible for the legal protections available to opposite-sex couples. There are currently no laws prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation in Russia. Transgender people are allowed to change their legal gender following sex reassignment surgeryhowever, there are currently no laws prohibiting discrimination based on gender identity or expression and recent laws could discriminate against transgender residents.