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She beat her ruling party opponent in a win that officials have called a landslide.

December 02 2021 1:00 PM

Earlier in November, more than 100 people gathered at the same bar and chanted similar slurs. 

December 01 2021 12:01 PM

Baker was a dancer and singer who fought for Black civil rights and against the Nazis.

November 30 2021 10:50 AM

Emilia Schneider, 25, will represent the 10th District of Santiago, the country's capital. 

November 30 2021 10:43 AM

Laws criminalizing gay sex “serve only to incentivise law enforcement agents to become keyhole peepers and intruders into the private space of citizens,” Court of Appeal President Ian Kirby wrote.

November 29 2021 2:10 PM

Films and TV shows with such content would be available only by "special access," says an anti-LGBTQ+ member of Parliament.

November 24 2021 2:08 PM

The ad from Norway feels like a queer holiday miracle.

November 22 2021 11:28 AM