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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...
Florida Shooting

Heroic Florida Man Dies Defending Friends From Homophobe

A heroic South Florida man has been killed trying to defending his friends from a man hurling homophobic abuse and threats. Reported by Sun-Sentinel, Juan Cruz was...
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...