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Scott Johnson's remains were found at the bottom of a cliff. Police initially reported the death as a suicide before Johnson's brother campaigned for a more thorough investigation. 

January 13 2022 10:58 AM

The country follows Italy, Hungary, Brazil, and several others that have also done away with outdated laws that prohibit men who have sex with men from donating blood.

January 12 2022 8:46 AM

“I will never apologize for living my truth and most recently who I am outside of football.”

January 10 2022 9:59 AM

While the ruling has offered LGBTQ+ activists hope, advocates say they will still push for equality since the court decision only applies to the couple. 

January 07 2022 11:07 AM

If passed, the law would have broadened the current law that makes same-sex sexual activity illegal. 

January 06 2022 10:30 AM

Canada previously said it would take in 40,000 Afghan refugees after U.S.-led forces left Afghanistan in August.

January 05 2022 1:20 PM

“It is only right that where offenses have been abolished, convictions for consensual activity between same-sex partners should be disregarded too.”

January 04 2022 12:13 PM