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Human Rights Watch condemned the move as unconstitutional as it's an attempt to codify Sharia law.

November 30 2018 9:32 AM

The Bristol Bisons athlete has lived in the United Kingdom more than nine years.

November 29 2018 11:32 AM

Finn Stannard's schoolmates gave him a rousing ovation when he bravely stood before 1,500 of them and came out as gay. 

November 27 2018 2:22 PM

A European court ruled that Russia is in violation of human rights, but that's never stopped the government before. 

November 27 2018 9:30 AM

The wedding comes after Ng and Andi Autumn said in a video that homophobia left them homeless. 

November 26 2018 2:10 PM

Nes, 12, is now pulling in big bucks as a beauty influencer in Thailand.

November 26 2018 1:45 PM

Rugby player Kenneth Macharia, who said he would be persecuted in Kenya for being gay, won't be deported immediately, but his future remains uncertain.

November 21 2018 2:58 PM