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More than 10,000 people showed up to this year's Pride Parade in Hong Kong. 

November 28 2017 2:18 PM

The city of Ankara has halted all LGBT festivals, claiming events could "provoke hatred and hostility."

November 21 2017 1:15 PM

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the news on Twitter.

November 20 2017 6:58 PM

If Australians voting "yes" to marriage didn't upset Court enough, Martina Navratilova dragged her on Twitter about the upcoming holidays.

November 16 2017 8:43 PM

But the mail-in survey alone won't change the law — the fate of same-sex marriage is in the hands of their Parliament. 

November 16 2017 4:16 PM

After a military takeover of the government, the anti-LGBT president may be succeeded by his equally anti-LGBT vice president.

November 16 2017 1:29 PM

Their parade was an act of defiance.

November 14 2017 7:04 PM