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Joy quickly turned to fear at the Kakuma Refugee Camp.

June 23 2018 6:47 PM

A story on a conservative website called the musical about a male ballet dancer "rampant gay propaganda." 

June 22 2018 1:58 PM

Officials issue the apology on the 25th anniversary of decriminalization. 

June 19 2018 3:35 PM

More than 150 demonstrators tried to stop the LGBT celebration in Ukraine.

June 17 2018 3:02 PM

Lord Ivar Mountbatten, who is the queen's cousin, is about to make history with his partner.

June 17 2018 2:03 PM

The court ruled that legal societies deny accreditation to a law school that promoted homophobic religious dogma. 

June 16 2018 4:58 AM

Peter Tatchell called out the country for ignoring reports of gay and bi men being killed and detained in Chechnya.

June 14 2018 5:49 PM