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Russian authorities say they have received complaints that a Calvin Klein ad features "gay propaganda." 

March 14 2016 5:38 PM

In February, Degas Sikorski's Valentine card was defaced by a coworker. So the Canadian Prime Minister sent him an even better one.

March 14 2016 9:37 AM

Ellen Page explores the complicated, frustrating state of LGBT equality and visibility in Brazil. 

March 12 2016 9:00 AM

A United Nations investigator reports on an alarming trend in Iran.

March 11 2016 8:58 AM

President Obama met with the prime minister of Canada, and expressed pride that both countries have embraced marriage equality.

March 10 2016 5:01 PM