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

Permanent Memorial Site Planned For Pulse Victims

Plans have been announced for a permanent memorial site honouring the dozens of victims of the Orlando nightclub shooting on June 12, 2016. Speaking to reporters Pulse nightclub...
2017 Mr Gay World delegates standing in front of a replica of the Madrid Puerta de Alcalá at the Parque Europa on the outskirts of Madrid. (Mr Gay World)

World Pride Head Calls on Mr Gay World Delegates to be...

The head of World Pride Madrid has called for more work to be done across the globe on LGBT rights and freedoms while speaking...
Mr Gay Czech Republic František Pešek (Supplied)

Mr Gay Czech Republic is his Community’s Voice

Mr. Gay World throws up some amazingly different individuals from all walks of life, different cultures and accents but for all of those we...
Mr Gay Poland Andrzej Berg (Supplied)

High Expectations for Mr Gay Poland Andrzej Berg

He may be one of the tallest delegates at this year's Mr. Gay World 2017, but the finalist from Poland is not looking down...
Mr Gay Brazil Vitor Trindade de Castro (Supplied)

Changing The Gay Perception is High on the Agenda for Mr....

He has a Spanish husband, works in his own business and considers himself a fitness fanatic, but Mr. Gay Brazil Vitor Trindade de Castro...
Mr Gay World Southern Africa Alexander Steyn (Juan Pinnick Photography)

Time is Right For Mr Gay Southern Africa Alexander Steyn

The time is right for Mr. Gay World Southern Africa and gay activist Alexander Steyn to take the next step onto the World stage. The...
HIV

Discrimination Against People With HIV Now Illegal in India

History has been made in India, with the nation's parliament passing groundbreaking  legislation to ensure equal rights for those who are living with HIV. Being the...
Dylan Minnette (Clay) in 13 Reasons Why (Netflix)

Netflix Series: 13 Reasons Why, Highlights Bullying and Teen Suicide

Netflix Original series 13 Reasons Why, highlights the magnitude of bullying and suicide rates, of which LGBTI youth are disproportionately represented in. The show which...
Artem Kolesov

Gay Violinist Makes Emotional Plea About Being Gay in Russia

A Russian musician who faces penalties, even possible imprisonment if he returns home, has made a statement to his homeland about being young, Russian...
Mr Gay Thailand Pattanajuk Vipadakul (Supplied)

The Doctor Spells Bad News for Other Country Delegates Heading to...

There is a doctor in the house, he is from Thailand and he is heading to Mr. Gay World to put a spell over...