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The country is suddenly becoming less tolerant of LGBT people in academia or media.

February 15 2016 1:37 PM

'What is there to fear from two people who love each other?' adds Prime Minister Matteo Renzi.

February 13 2016 7:00 AM

The government has succeeded in getting emojis with a gay theme removed from one social messaging platform and is now going after another. 

February 12 2016 9:05 AM

A young Canadian couple started a business to help LGBT people not feel so left out by the greeting card industry.

February 11 2016 2:42 PM

Monique Coverson's relatives say she and partner Larissa Joseph have been convicted and jailed on trumped-up drug charges because they're lesbians.

February 10 2016 4:20 PM
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