Three LGBT Activists Survive Harrowing Experience in Russia
October 28 2014 4:32 PM ET

This Is How Terrifying Being an LGBT Russian Has Become

Thom Senzee

A trio of young Russians took to the streets to show their support for LGBT equality this weekend. They were met by 100 violent homophobes.

Australian Tabloid Apologizes for Sensationalizing Trans Woman's Murder
October 27 2014 6:44 PM ET

Aussie Tabloid Finally Apologizes for Dehumanizing Trans Coverage

Mitch Kellaway

Australia's The Courier Mail came under fire for its transphobic approach to covering Mayang Prasetyo's murder. Three weeks later, the newspaper finally has a response.

PHOTOS: Taiwan Pride 2014 Is All About Marriage Equality
October 27 2014 5:27 PM ET

PHOTOS: Taiwan Pride Is All About Marriage Equality

Thom Senzee

Tens of thousands of people marched in Taipei at Asia's largest Pride Parade to urge support for a controversial bill on same-sex marriage currently awaiting debate in Taiwan's parliament.

PHOTOS: U.S. Marine Now in Filipino Custody After Protests Over Trans Woman's Murder
October 25 2014 6:05 AM ET

PHOTOS: U.S. Marine in Filipino Custody After Protests Over Trans Woman's Murder

Thom Senzee

After weeks of protests, the U.S. Marine charged with murdering Filipina trans woman Jennifer Laude is now being held on Philippine soil, while still being guarded by Americans.

WATCH: Young and Gay in Belgrade Focuses on LGBT Serbian Bravery Amid Bigotry
October 23 2014 7:26 PM ET

WATCH: Discover Serbian LGBT Bravery Amid Antigay Bigotry

Thom Senzee

They're massively outnumbered by homophobic haters, but they are resilient. Meet Belgrade's courageous LGBT activists and allies in a moving new documentary from Vice News.

69-Year-Old Brit Would Go Back to Hellish Moroccan Prison to Save Boyfriend
October 23 2014 5:14 AM ET October 23 2014 4:44 PM ET

Brit: I'd Go Back to Hellish Moroccan Prison to Save Partner

Thom Senzee

A new interview with a gay U.K. tourist imprisoned for 19 days, plus international pundits make it clear: A now-tarnished Moroccan tourism industry must decide if it wants the country to be a destination for LGBT visitors or not.

Can PrEP Change the Global Fight Against HIV?
October 23 2014 5:11 AM ET

Can PrEP Change the Global Fight Against HIV?

Thom Senzee

Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, could help change the tide on new HIV infections worldwide. But that's only if the most at-risk populations can access the treatment.

11 Irresistible Images of What Happened When Rome Recognized Same-Sex Marriages
October 22 2014 6:50 PM ET

11 Irresistible Images From When Rome Recognized Gay Marriage

Thom Senzee

Rome's mayor defied the central government by performing a ceremony to register same-sex couples who were married abroad.

EXCLUSIVE: U.K. Documentary 'Patchwork' Puts Spotlight on Trans Love
October 21 2014 5:47 PM ET October 23 2014 2:55 PM ET

U.K. Documentary Patchwork Spotlights Trans Love

Mitch Kellaway

In this exclusive clip from the upcoming trans-focused British documentary series Patchwork, lovebirds Darcy and Rosa talk about 13 years of partnered bliss through and beyond gender transition.

Same-Sex Couple's Kiss Sparks U.K. Bus Driver's Antigay Rant
October 20 2014 4:30 PM ET

Gay Couple's Kiss Sparks U.K. Bus Driver's Antigay Rant

Thom Senzee

Even as U.K. society overall becomes more accepting of LGBT people, there has been a spate of public homophobic incidents reported in the media of late.

Op-ed: How 'The Way He Looks' Will Open Your Eyes
October 20 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: How The Way He Looks Will Open Your Eyes

Matt Kane of GLAAD

Brazil's Oscar entry represents something we need to see a lot more of on TV and film — a differently abled character who transcends the stereotype of 'the gay guy.'

The Art of the 'Gender Bender Festival'
October 20 2014 5:00 AM ET

The Art of the 'Gender Bender Festival'

Christopher Harrity

The annual Gender Bender Festival in Italy aims to expand perceptions of gender through art and culture, starting with its distinctive poster art.

11 Spirit Day Tweets from 11 Surprising Countries
October 19 2014 12:10 PM ET

11 Spirit Day Tweets from 11 Surprising Countries

Thom Senzee

It's no surprise that many in the Western world joined in last week's Spirit Day campaign against bullying. But did you know some Iranians also joined in?

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