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Police have arrested two suspects, one of whom was reportedly carrying a bag of the victim's body parts.

37 min 3 sec ago

He is the first minor to be fined under Russia's ban on anything "promoting" homosexuality.

1 hour 24 min ago

It was one of many causes supported by the former U.N. secretary-general, who died Saturday at age 80.

August 18 2018 9:47 PM

An Austrian immigration official doesn't seem to realize that not all gay people are alike.

August 18 2018 6:30 AM

Saving a photo on a social media site was enough to provoke the wrath of those who enforce Russia's antigay laws.

August 17 2018 1:31 PM

Germans are comfortable with gays — and even of insurance companies covering medical transitions — but not as fond of Muslims in their neighborhood, says a new survey.

August 16 2018 3:00 PM

The anti-LGBTQ minister's claim comes in a case brought against him for spreading hate in the African nation.

August 16 2018 8:33 AM