Hello, and here are the international LGBT news headlines from Pinksixty.

The Russian LGBT Network has accused officials of kidnapping & murdering a pop singer from Chechnya.

Zelimkhan Bakayev, who lived in Moscow, went missing in August after visiting his family in Grozny.

Thirteen people arrested last week in Tanzania and released without charge, were, in fact, human rights lawyers and HIV advocates.

They were discussing legal action over the removal of health services to at-risk groups – all 13 were re-arrested on Wednesday.

Pantaleon Alvarez has filed a bill with the Filipino parliament to secure legal recognition of same-sex relationships.

House Bill 6595 demands equality through civil partnerships in tax, inheritance, pensions & parenting rights.

Lieutenant Colonel Anastasia Biefang has become the first transwoman to be appointed to a senior role in the German military.

Biefang was promoted to Battalion Commander after serving in the Bundeswehr for 23 years.

And finally, a new book about Christian Siriano hits the stores next month, tiled, ‘Dresses to Dream About.”

Siriano has designed frocks for Michelle Obama, Sarah Paulson & Gwyneth Paltrow and is known for the diversity of his runway models.

Well, that’s all from us for today.
Join us again tomorrow for more of the latest LGBT news headlines.