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The late gay Irish author is being honored with plane-sized portraiture.

October 17 2018 4:41 PM

A leaked "religious freedom" report sparked public outrage and concern for queer young people.

October 17 2018 4:10 PM

More than 1,000 people marched in Lublin after a court struck down a ban and police dispersed anti-LGBTQ protesters.

October 16 2018 4:06 PM

The BBC One show details Jude Watson's effort to create safe, supportive housing for older LGBTQ people.

October 15 2018 7:45 PM

The men who murdered a 14-year-old boy in Baghdad while shouting homophobic slurs videotaped the sickening slaying and posted it to social media. 

October 11 2018 1:59 PM

A new report about "religious freedom" may have dire consequences for LGBTQ students and teachers Down Under.

October 10 2018 9:24 PM

Only 20 percent of eligible voters cast ballots on a constitutional amendment to ban same-sex marriage.

October 08 2018 5:09 PM