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Today is Transgender Day of Remembrance, #TDoR where we honour the victims of abuse perpetrated against gender variant people around the world. Despite escalating violence, there are also signs of improvement in visibility and opportunity.

Following last week’s ban on the queer film festival in Ankara, the Turkish government have banned all LGBT events in the city. The governor’s office says the move is an attempt to secure peace and avoid violence from anti-LGBT groups.

A police sting operation in Nigeria has resulted in the arrest of a number of men belonging to a gay escort ring attached to a university. Following the arrest of 2 students in May and the leader last month, police have named the group’s main sponsor, who is wanted on charges of homosexuality.

Lady Gaga honoured fashion designer Azzedine Alaïa at the American Music Awards last night after he passed away on Saturday. Gaga was one of his greatest fans and posted images of herself in a number of his outfits before taking to the stage.

And finally, Jeffrey Tambor has quit ‘Transparent’ following allegations of sexual misconduct by another member of the cast. Tambor made the announcement yesterday, without previously notifying Amazon or the show’s creator, Jill Soloway.

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