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The men were at a date in a bar when they were physically assaulted multiple times.

August 31 2017 3:54 PM

The fearmongering clip was branded 'dishonest' by the 'yes' campaign for same-sex marriage in a responsive ad.

August 30 2017 8:52 PM

An LGBT demonstration in Melbourne has drawn record-breaking crowds ahead of its mail-in vote for same-sex marriage.

August 26 2017 2:55 PM

On Thursday, India's Supreme Court declared that an individual's sexual orientation is protected under the Right to Privacy law.

August 25 2017 6:14 PM

Opponents of marriage equality Down Under have begun a bigoted messaging campaign that paints gay people as pedophiles.

August 23 2017 7:43 PM

Small moments can lead to enormous change, like when Angela Merkel was politely confronted on LGBT rights.

August 23 2017 5:26 AM

Ugandan authorities vowed to arrest anyone involved, leading to the cancellation of a week's worth of events.

August 21 2017 3:25 PM