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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

Organizers of an LGBT gathering have once again encountered obstacles.

July 21 2017 5:48 PM

The American Jewish World Service is fighting for equality in places where being out is a constant risk.

July 20 2017 5:54 AM

“Macron starves the migrants, Queers are against borders," wrote the French activists. 

July 19 2017 3:26 PM

Germany struggled for years to enact marriage equality, and Australia is similarily dragging its feet. 

July 18 2017 5:04 AM