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People will be able to legally identify outside the gender binary in Germany.

November 08 2017 4:53 PM

The government of Abdel Fattah el-Sisi is using LGBT people as scapegoats. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson can help stop his reign of terror.

November 08 2017 7:26 AM

New legislation will pardon those convicted for consensual same-sex relations.

November 07 2017 6:04 PM

Kenya's film board chief's homophobia ranges from Disney shows to same-sex lions who appeared to be copulating.

November 04 2017 9:00 AM

The Kenyan Film Classification Board labels Andi Mack's gay storyline as "bad content" and bans the show from airing in the country. 

November 01 2017 6:54 PM

A bipartisan resolution sailed through both houses of Congress, yet the president has never uttered a peep about the kidnapping and murder of gay men in the Russian region.

November 01 2017 5:06 PM