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First Transgender Person Elected And Seated To A US State Parliament

Danica Roem has become the first transgender person to be elected and seated to a state parliament in the United States. The 33-year-old journalist turned...

Portugal To Welcome 42 Countries To Eurovision 2018 – All Aboard!

Australia will again be one of the 42 countries vying for the crystal microphone trophy at Eurovision 2018 when it is held in Lisbon...
Josué Martín Elvir Zamora

Gay Asylum Seeker Given Reprieve From Deportation From Canada

A Honduran gay asylum seeker has been allowed to stay in Canada while the government assesses his case, following the Immigration and Refugee Board's initial rejection of his...
Kevin Spacey

More Allegations On The Cards For Kevin Spacey as Netflix Severs...

New sexual misconduct allegations from employees on “House of Cards” have been laid against Kevin Spacey, just days after Netflix halted production of the series and...
Younger Generations More Open To Being Gay Or Bisexual

British Survey Reveals Younger Generations More Open To Being Gay Or...

A recent survey has found that one-third of 16 to 22-year-olds identify as being attracted to someone of the same sex at least some...

Puerto Rico Gay Club Attacked with ‘Incendiary Devices’

“Incendiary devices” were thrown at a gay club in the Puerto Rican city of San Juan over the weekend. According to El Vocero, a Puerto...

Pop-Up Restaurant in Toronto to Combat Stigma Surrounding HIV/AIDS

Break bread and smash stigma, is the message from Toronto based hospital, Casey House, as the organisation hosts a pop-up restaurant staffed by HIV-positive...
Egypt LGBTI

Egypt to Introduce LGBTI Criminalisation Law

New legislation has been introduced in Egypt that would directly criminalise members of the LGBTI Comunity. The new legislation which was introduced on the October...
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Hillary Clinton to Speak at Upcoming Human Rights Campaign Dinner

2016 Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has been announced as one of the guest speakers at the upcoming national dinner for the Human Rights...

Twenty HIV Advocates Shortlisted for Asia’s Pioneer Ripple Awards

After an intensive screening process and rigorous deliberation, 20 individuals were identified to have created remarkable contributions and impact on eradicating the HIV and...