Homophobia thrives in most countries in Africa, making the continent an oppressive place to live for countless LGBT people.
The actor is encouraging Ireland to vote for marriage equality in a national referendum next year.
Just because same-sex couples are already marrying, that hasn't stopped a campaign to rid the country of equality.
Boyd Kodak faced three days of horror, he says, when he was detained by police and placed in women's facilities where he was stripped, forced to wear women's clothing, and humiliated by other inmates.
Invoking Tchaikovsky, Tim Cook, and even the iPad, pop's megastar minced no words in calling out the absurd brutality of Russia's ban on so-called homosexual propaganda during a concert in St. Petersburg.
Ahead of an anticipated referendum on marriage equality next May, LGBT advocates in Ireland are asking youth to register to vote by November 25, and say 'Yes Equality' next year.
Hong Kong Pride attendees added umbrellas to the standard mix of rainbow flags, clothing, and face paint as a nod of support for pro-democracy demonstrators.
A Malaysian appeals court overturned a ban on men and trans women wearing women's clothing.