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Eikon reports on the news from across the world all with a gay twist.

PRIDEJA

Jamaica Celebrates its Third Pride Despite Homosexuality Being Illegal

Held to coincide with the nations Emancipendence Week, which celebrates the ending of slavery on the island in 1832 and the nation's Independence Day, Jamaica...
Cook Islands LGBTI

Decriminalisation Of Homosexuality On The Cards For The Cook Islands

The Cook Islands, a small South Pacific nation made up of 15 islands and 21,000 people could soon see dated religious based laws amended...
Jaimie Deblieck - Mr Gay Belgium 2017 (Instagram)

Workplace Acceptance for the LGBTQI+ Community a Passion for Jaimie Deblieck

Inspired by his first ever pride parade, Belgium's delegate in the Mr. Gay Europe competition is now motivated to improve the acceptance of gays...
UNAIDS

UNAIDS Reports Record Spike in HIV Cases in South East Asian...

The United Nations have reported that one South East Asian nation is on the brink of a "national emergency," with a 140% jump in...
Mr Gay Europe 2017 Delegates

Stockholm Set To Host Mr Gay Europe Finale This Weekend

Delegates from across Europe are en route to Stockholm in Sweden for a week of activities and challenges leading up to the announcement of...
Trump

More Anti-LGBTI Policy To Follow Trump’s Transgender Ban?

Following Donald Trump's transgender ban in the United States Military, fears continue to grow that the 45th President of the United States may introduce...

Texans Unite Against Anti-Transgender Governor With Petition

Pressure is continuing to mount on anti-transgender Texan Governor Greg Abbott, with Texans creating a petition uniting against his proposed bathroom bill. The petition which...
Bathroom Buddy

Anti-Transgender Governor Left Red Faced By Trans Woman

Anti-transgender governor from Texas has been left red faced, following a transgender woman's prank which has since gone viral across the internet. Ashley Smith, who...

Gay Asylum Seekers Targets Of Violent Attacks in German Refugee Camps

A vicious and hateful attack in a refugee camp has left a Serbian gay couple seeking asylum in Germany clinging for life. The attack which occurred...
Jahed Choudhury

The United Kingdom Has Its First Same-Sex Muslim Wedding

Tying the Knot in Walsall, dressed in traditional Islamic wedding attire, two men have arguably become the first to have a same-sex Muslim wedding...