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A commission investigating hate crimes against the LGBTQ+ community in Australia heard testimony about lesbian victims.

November 28 2022 3:36 PM

The "OneLove" armband was supposed to show solidarity for LGBTQ+ people as Qatar criminalizes homosexuality.

November 26 2022 10:09 AM

Those found to be spreading so-called "LGBT propaganda" could face a fine up to $6,600.

November 24 2022 8:40 AM

Some players had planned to wear "OneLove" armbands to support LGBTQ+ rights at the World Cup in Qatar before FIFA forbade it.

November 23 2022 1:04 PM

Qatar, which criminalizes homosexuality, promised it would provide an inclusive environment for the games, but reports indicate otherwise.

November 22 2022 12:05 PM

Three successful LGBTQ+ people in STEM discuss their roles and the importance of representation.

November 18 2022 5:34 PM

The ruling goes against the views of Italy's new far-right government and prime minister.

November 17 2022 3:59 PM