Here are the international LGBT news headlines from Pinksixty.
The headless body of a transgender woman was buried Sunday after officials refused to store her remains in the Peshawar city morgue nor bury her with the usual respect. Pakistani police said the body showed signs of torture but a full autopsy was not conducted to find the cause of death.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has announced that almost 75% of their marriage equality survey forms have been returned and that counting has officially begun. There are only 4 days left before the closing deadline with around 4 million forms still not returned.
The fourth Pink Dot Hong Kong was a great success on Sunday, with international sponsors including Goldman Sachs and the US & Canadian Consulates. In Singapore, where the event originated, government officials banned all foreign support & participants.
The developing scandal surrounding sexual harassment in Hollywood has extended to gay actors. Wilson Cruz and Charlie Carver have both spoken out, about being inappropriately pressured by male executives in the early days of their careers.
And finally, Thor: Ragnarok has not one, but two LGBT characters – a first in any Marvel movie. The character of Thor’s friend Korg is gay in the comic strip and actor Tessa Thompson has confirmed her character, Valkyrie is bisexual.