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The man who twice attacked a Jerusalem Pride parade is convicted of murder and attempted murder.

April 19 2016 1:31 PM

French flight attendants want the opportunity to opt out of travel to Tehran, where homosexuality is punishable by death.

April 13 2016 2:35 PM

International laws do not always recognize same-sex marriages, resulting in ordeals like the one endured by Marco Bulmer-Rizzi.

April 08 2016 7:53 PM

Is the camera-friendly Canadian P.M. all talk and no action?

April 08 2016 6:33 AM

Judge Juan Pérez-Giménez’s ruling that the Supreme Court’s marriage equality decision does not apply in the territory “errs in so many respects that it is hard to know where to begin,” says the First Circuit.

April 07 2016 7:59 PM Updated

After three years in legal limbo, Colombia's Constitional Court ruled 6-3 that same-sex couples have a right to legally marry. 

April 07 2016 3:16 PM Updated