The Economist Events
 
Issue #3  |  February 10th, 2016
 
 
IN THE NEWS
 
Thinking Again
 
India’s Supreme Court agreed to take another look at the country’s ban on homosexual acts, which it had ruled unconstitutional in 2009 but reinstated in 2013.
 
Wed China
 
Sun Wenlin has gone to court for the right to marry his male partner in China’s first gay marriage lawsuit.
 
Africa Rising
 
“There are seeds of hope,” said Randy Berry, America’s first Special Envoy for LGBT people, after a ten-day visit to Southern Africa.
 
Conversion Aversion
 
New York became the fifth American state to ban so-called "conversion therapy" that tries to convert gays into straight people, following an executive order by Governor Andrew Cuomo.
 
Goodbye Ken
 
At a conference celebrating women in business, Mattel, a toymaker, launched a new Barbie doll design modelled on Abby Wambach, an American soccer star and out lesbian.
 
 
 
 
FEATURED ARTICLES
 
Including Caitlyn
 
New guidance on best practice for employers seeking to include transgender workers. Read article
 
Pink China
 
It is still awfully hard for LGBT people in China to be out at work. Read article
 
Key moments in LGBT advertising
 
Ten adverts that helped LGBT themes go mainstream. Read article
 
 
 
 
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