In the landmark ruling, the southern African nation’s High Court rejected sections of the penal code that criminalize same-sex relations and impose up to seven years in prison.
Family violence, mental health needs, and child poverty are all at the center of New Zealand’s new ‘wellbeing’ budget, with billions being newly allocated to causes that relate to the overall wellbeing of New Zealanders.
Many students and alumni celebrated the change as a bold statement of inclusivity and progress.
The removal of ‘gender identity disorders’ from their diagnostic manual marks a historic decision for the transgender social justice movement worldwide.
The government of Tanzania has issued a ban on producing, using, importing, or selling plastic bags.
The parliament of Taiwan voted to legalize same-sex marriage, becoming the first government in Asia to do so.
The ruling, by a three-judge panel from the Federal District Court in Cincinnati, ordered new maps to be drawn by June 14 to be used for the 2020 election, when Democrats will fight to preserve their House majority.
On May 7, 2019 Denver, Colorado passed Initiative 301 decriminalizing psilocybin, or “magic”, mushrooms. Denver is now the first city in the U.S. that has legislation decriminalizing psilocybin.
The plan requires all new city-owned buildings to be “all-electric,” effective immediately, aims to phase out Styrofoam by 2021, and more.