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If the bill becomes law, those convicted of violating it could have their sentences reduced if they request "treatment" for their sexual orientation or gender identity.

July 28 2021 2:32 PM

The country joins only a handful of others around the world in allowing citizens to mark their gender as something other than male or female on their IDs.

July 27 2021 9:43 AM

The organizers of Budapest Pride said it was the largest in the march's 26 years. 

July 26 2021 10:52 AM

Hoff Church held the ceremony for trans woman Elin Stillingen, who said it "was like coming home."

July 20 2021 8:05 PM

The young man thought he might die during the assault, he told local media.

July 13 2021 1:12 PM

Allegations of homophobic priest Tony Anatrella sexually abusing men have been around for decades. 

July 12 2021 12:29 PM

Same-sex couples and single men will be able to access surrogacy services in the country in six months. 

July 12 2021 9:50 AM