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LGBTI California

California On Track To Be The First State To Recognise A...

California is poised to become the first US state to legally recognise a third, nonbinary gender. Passed on 14 September 2017 by the state’s legislature Senate,...
Stonewall

Rise in Hate Crimes Reported In The UK

New research has shown that reports of hate crimes against LGB people in the United Kingdom have risen more than 78% since 2013. The report which...
Romania LGBTI

Hopes For Same-Sex Marriage Dashed In Romania with Referendum

Hopes to achieve marriage equality in the Eastern European nation of Romania could soon be ruled out with the government aiming to introduce a...

Same-Sex Kiss on Cover of Vogue Italia Highlights Marriage Equality

Vogue Italia has chosen to celebrate September, the biggest month in fashion, by featuring two intimate LGBTI covers with models locking lips. For a country...
MTV VMAs

MTV Makes Stand Against Trump with Trans Troops Invited as Special...

Taking a stand against US President Donald Trumps Anti-Trans stance, MTV has made six trans troops special guests at the 2017 VMAs. Sterling James Crutcher,...
Auburn High School

Criticism After Rainbow Flag Displayed to Promote Diversity in Alabama School

Auburn High School, in the US State of Alabama, has found itself caught up in controversy following the display of a rainbow flag that...
Uganda Pride 2017

Secret Pride Celebration Held in Uganda

A secret pride celebration has been held for Ugandans following the country's official event's cancellation. The official pride celebration was called off by organisers after...
Elska magazine

Elska Magazine Celebrates Its Two Year Anniversary and Plans a Trip...

Since its launch two years ago, Elska Magazine has built a reputation for introducing readers to diverse groups of queer men from around the...
LGBTI Russia

LGBTI Activist Detained During St Petersburg Pride

A Russian LGBTI activist has been detained by police during a recent St Petersburg Pride event, leaving fellow activists concerned about their peer's safety. Anna Grabetskaya...
Caleb Gardiner

Vancouver Man Faces Legal Homophobic Discrimination When Seeking Accommodation

Questions are being raised about Canada's human rights following a Vancouver local being left shocked and concerned following a run-in with a homophobic landlord...