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A former congressman who introduced nine anti-LGBT bills will negotiate relations with the first nation to legalize same-sex marriage.

July 30 2017 6:02 PM

The liberal nation still has a backwards policy on parenting by LGBT people. 

July 28 2017 6:01 PM

A group of volunteer soldiers from around the world is helping fight the international terror group, which has frequently targeted gay men.

July 25 2017 7:17 PM

The photos of the Canadian prime minister's latest march are again getting attention.

July 23 2017 9:56 PM

The mood was joyful, but those at the Christopher Street Day parade also warned of more work to be done.

July 22 2017 5:23 PM

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service classifies Cecil's species of lion as endangered.

July 22 2017 3:38 PM

Globally, in 2016, AIDS related deaths fell from 1.9 million to 1 million within a 10 year span.

July 22 2017 10:09 AM