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A gay Republican group says the deal could be renegotiated to include human rights protections, but others say this is unlikely.

October 18 2017 6:03 PM

Supporters of same-sex marriage have a clear edge.

October 18 2017 3:15 PM

As the Australian Bureau of Statistics tabulates votes on the marriage equality vote, turnout is higher than expected.

October 17 2017 5:53 PM

Maxim Lapunov is the first to formally alert Russian authorities of the region's queer persecution.

October 17 2017 4:15 PM

Dr. Khanna submits her letter of resignation after watching her co-workers getting manicures and pedicures in the middle of Puerto Rico's natural disaster crisis.

October 15 2017 1:52 PM

The arrests and torture of LGBT people in these nations violate international law.

October 14 2017 4:30 PM

The Kentucky clerk is busy spreading her homophobia in Eastern Europe — on the dime of the anti-LGBT Liberty Counsel.

October 11 2017 3:37 PM