If lawmakers in France vote yes to legalize same-sex marriage, the country would become only the 12th in the world where gays and lesbians can wed. Argentina joined that elite list in 2010. Activists gathered on Sunday at the Plaza Francia in Buenos Aires to send a message of support.
The opposition to same-sex marriage in France has staged protests drawing thousands. But this weekend, over the course of two days, demonstrators across the country made the case for marriage equality. French lawmakers are expected this week to take up consideration of the law, which includes adoption rights for same-sex couples.
The bill, a nationwide version of one passed in the city of St. Petersburg, would outlaw any public LGBT events or discussions that would be accessible to minors.
The Russian military goes much further than the antiquated U.S. policy of "don't ask, don't tell" with new guidelines that have recruits facing odd questions and physical searches.
Lawmakers in Russia are set to consider a law that would criminalize "gay propaganda."
If Prince William and Kate's baby turns out to be gay, he or she might be able to honor the family lineage.
Sweden ends its 41-year-old law mandating sterilization for transgender people.
A federal judge in Springfield, Mass., heard opening arguments Monday in Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Scott Lively, the first case of its kind, which seeks to hold an American evangelical responsible for conspiring with religious and government officials to persecute LGBT people in Uganda.
The first case of its kind, Sexual Minorities Uganda v. Scott Lively seeks to hold the antigay American pastor responsible for his persecution of LGBT people in Uganda.