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The parliament of the Caribbean island voted this week to rescind marriage rights, months after they became legal.

3:56 PM

The Aussie star is ecstatic over his nation's embrace of same-sex marriage.

December 12 2017 4:04 PM

Ugandan police stormed theaters screening queer films, forcing the audience to flee for their lives. 

December 12 2017 2:31 PM

Lawmakers cheered as Australia's nationwide referendum was turned into law today.

December 07 2017 11:45 AM

The catharsis that comes from world leaders making amends for past abuses travels beyond borders. 

December 06 2017 5:32 AM

"If they can’t cope with a few naked bums, then frankly that’s quite sad."

December 05 2017 8:51 PM