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Peter Lee was born and raised in Taiwan in the ’80s to devout Catholic parents. He hid who he was until he met his husband in his 40s, came out, and got married. He hopes that future generations of LGB people won’t have such a struggle.

May 03 2016 5:38 AM

Bangladesh's beleagured LGBT community deserves the government's respect, but more importantly, the community deserves protection from fatal attacks by extremists, says this researcher at Human Rights Watch. 

May 02 2016 5:22 AM

Same-sex couples in Colombia are officially out of legal limbo, as the nation's high court enacts a ruling first alluded to earlier this month. 

April 29 2016 12:24 PM

The Saudi government's targeting of queer people will have repercussions, according to a letter signed by a bipartisan Congressional group.

April 27 2016 2:08 PM

Was a lesbian couple’s imprisonment the matter of a bungled drug trial or homophobia?

April 27 2016 5:06 AM

The terrorist group claims it killed Xulhaz Mannan because he was "working day and night to promote homosexuality."

April 26 2016 2:03 PM
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