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The deputy health minister's comment is informed by homophobia, not science.

August 13 2018 3:31 PM

It's not only about sports, it's about the freedom to express who you are.

August 10 2018 5:10 PM

The organizers of Copenhagen Pride and LGBT Denmark will not attend Pride festivities at the new ambassador's home.

August 10 2018 1:36 PM

The act of vandalism occurred in the midst of the Gay Games.

August 08 2018 4:11 PM

Bisi Alimi went from a beloved Nigerian TV star to a refugee to an LGBTQ activist and his story is now the subject of an animated short.

August 08 2018 1:29 PM

After over a decade of advocating for LGBTQ rights, Val Kelende says she's no longer a lesbian.

August 07 2018 4:50 PM

Nuns affiliated with Mother Teresa's charity kicked the Ugandan asylum-seeker out of their shelter in Amsterdam. 

August 07 2018 2:29 PM