Op-ed: A Bittersweet Trip to My Family's Home Country
June 18 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: A Bittersweet Trip to My Family's Home Country

Janet Quezada

Even before Janet Quezada went back to her family's homeland to help other LGBT activists, she was met with protests that said LGBT rights are "neo-Imperialist" propaganda.

Will Jordanian Prince Champion LGBT Rights In Top U.N. Post?
June 18 2014 3:01 AM ET

Will Jordan's Prince Protect LGBT Rights at U.N.?

Thom Senzee

It's unclear if Prince Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein of Jordan will be able to follow in the footsepts of LGBT-rights champion Navi Pillay as U.N. High Commissioner on Human Rights.

PHOTOS: Pride Parades Across France
June 17 2014 5:23 PM ET

PHOTOS: Pride Parades Across France

In Lyon, Nantes, and Strasbourg, Pride had a French accent this weekend.

Lesbian Member of Parliament Attacked at Vienna Pride
June 17 2014 3:57 PM ET

Lesbian MP Attacked at Vienna Pride

Thom Senzee

Austria's first out member of parliament was attacked with acid while marching in Vienna's Rainbow Parade.

PHOTOS: Global Love and Pride
June 16 2014 2:20 PM ET

PHOTOS: The Weekend's Global Love and Pride

Advocate.com Editors

In June, Pride bounces around the world with a message of love and hope. See Pride here in Greece, Croatia, and Slovenia.

New Bill Aims to Create U.S. Envoy on Global LGBT Rights
June 13 2014 3:33 PM ET

Here's How the U.S. Can Lead the World on LGBT Rights

Thom Senzee

Massachusetts Sen. Ed Markey wants the U.S. to lead in the global struggle for LGBT rights.

Italian Trans Woman's Marriage Could Pave Way for Same-Sex Unions
June 12 2014 4:43 PM ET

Italian Trans Woman's Marriage Could Pave Way for Same-Sex Unions

Thom Senzee

If Italy's supreme constitutional court decides that a transgender woman can stay legally married to her wife after transitioning, they could be the first married same-sex couple in Italy.  

UK Grants Reprieve to Ugandan Lesbian Facing Deportation
June 11 2014 9:13 PM ET

U.K. Won't Deport Ugandan Lesbian — Yet 

Thom Senzee

The British Home Office announced this week it has put a hold on deportation proceedings for Ugandan lesbian Harriet Nakigudde, as the office considers her request for political asylum.

Uganda's Antigay Foreign Minister Appointed U.N. General Assembly President
June 11 2014 8:21 PM ET

It's Official: Uganda's Antigay Minister Named U.N. President

Thom Senzee

Uganda's virulently antigay foreign minister will take office in September.

Pasta Maker Premieres Italy's First Coming Out TV Ad
June 11 2014 4:55 PM ET

WATCH: Italian Pasta Company Comes Out to Mom

Thom Senzee

Italy's Findus foods not only creates quick and easy microwave meals, it sparks a conversation about love in the company's groundbreaking new advertisement. 

London College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree
June 10 2014 11:54 AM ET

College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree

Thom Senzee

King's College London has rejected an alum's call for the school to rescind the Sultan of Brunei's honorary doctoral law degree.

PHOTOS: Pride Around the World
June 10 2014 5:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Pride Around the World

Advocate.com Editors

It's only the first weekend in June, but we have Pride celebration photos from Croatia, Romania, Seoul, Guadalajara, and Rome.

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