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Uganda’s beleaguered LGBT community continues to raise its voice — and visibility — with the new edition of the country’s first magazine created by and for queer Ugandans.

March 31 2016 7:13 PM

Phill Wilson, the president of the Black AIDS Institute, says we can take many lessons from how Cuba treats its LGBT and HIV-positive citizens.

March 30 2016 6:45 AM

Chris Verdugo, the head of Gay Men's Chorus LA, tells us why Cubans are some of the happiest people in the world.

March 30 2016 5:31 AM

With evangelicals gunning for his firing, the U.S. ambassador to the Dominican Republican is embraced by U.S. representatives, who are showing their support with the hashtag, "#ImWithWally."

March 28 2016 3:42 PM
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