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The University of Aberdeen in Scotland took back an honorary degree given to Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah.

April 17 2019 5:56 PM

Zoella Zayce says she didn't feel safe in her home nation due to its anti-LGBTQ laws and culture.

April 17 2019 1:30 PM

There was outrage that the museum was hosting an event honoring the far-right president.

April 12 2019 10:20 AM

The president tweets about everything under the sun. But when it comes to barbaric laws attacking queer people, he’s at a loss for words. 

April 11 2019 5:33 AM

Activists like Peter Tatchell and Dustin Lance Black say the travel booking companies are complicit in supporting antigay violence.

April 08 2019 2:40 PM

The National Queer Asian Pacific Alliance wants to know why the Sultan of Brunei passed the most dehumanizing antigay law in decades.

April 07 2019 6:13 PM

Australia's largest retail travel outlet would not cover the cost.

April 05 2019 4:10 PM