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HIV UK

HIV Rates Drop Dramatically In The UK

Official new data has shown a dramatic decrease in new cases of HIV among gay and bisexual British men. The twenty-one percent reduction in just...
Copenhagen, Denmark

Copenhagen to Host World Pride in 2021

The Danish Capital Copenhagen has been chosen as the host of World Pride in 2021. The decision was announced today at the AGM of InterPride...
Ryan Nortje & Joshua Harper (Facebook: Ryan Nortje)

Final Dance: South African School Embraces Same-sex Couple

A young gay couple from the South African City of Pretoria have become internet stars after their Final School Dance photo has gone viral. Joshua...
Carl and Angel Larsen

Homophobic Wedding Videographers Lose Federal Court Battle

In a historic move, a US Federal Judge has ruled that for-profit businesses are not able to utilise a constitutional right in refusing to provide...
Jeff Mateer

Trump’s Judicial Nomination Concern LGBTI Right Groups

Alarm bells have been sounded with news of United States President Donald Trump's decision to nominate a Texan assistant attorney general with a long...
Tamil Nadu Police Force

Trans Women Join India Police Force

Three trans women will soon be serving side-by-side as sworn members of the India Police Force, marking a historic point in the nation's LGBTI...

German Couple Now Officially Allowed to Marry

The first of Germany's gay couples that are now officially allowed to marry will all start to happen today. After decades of struggling to have...
Macklemore AUS

Macklemore To Perform “Same Love” In Australia For Equality

With Australia in the midst of a marriage equality debate, Grammy-award winning rapper  Macklemore is set to perform his marriage equality anthem, Same Love, at the...
Indonesia LGBTI

Indonesia Expected to Backtrack and Progress with UN LGBTI Recommendations

The South-East Asian nation of Indonesia is expected to completely backtrack on its initial decision to reject United Nations’ recommendations on LGBTI rights. The seventy-five UN recommendations...

Serbia’s Openly Gay Leader Marches in Belgrade Pride Parade

Ana Brnabić, Serbia's first openly gay Prime Minister has joined thousands in marching the streets of Belgrade for the city's Pride Parade. The Eastern European...