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Uganda Anti-LGBTI Law

New Anti-Homosexuality Law Being Pursued by Ugandan MPs

Ugandan lawmakers have lashed out at the LGBTI community in what can only be described as a display of hate and intolerance, promising to...
K.J. Apa (Instagram)

Riverdale Star K.J. Apa Calls Out Folau Over ‘Very Disappointing Comments’

K.J. Apa has joined the chorus in publically criticising Israel Folau for his homophobic comments on Instagram last weekend. Former Shortland Street actor and now...
Harvey Milk

San Francisco’s Airport Terminal to Become The Harvey Milk Terminal

Following years of debate, San Francisco International Airport has officially announced plans to rename a terminal in honour of Harvey Milk. The move which comes...
Unisex Bathroom

Anti-Transgender Bathroom Bill Defeated in Anchorage, USA

An attempt to remove transgender protections in the city of Anchorage has been defeated with 54.3 percent of voters rejecting the proposed amendment. The ballot initiative that...
Same-sex Adoption

Mississippi High Court Grants Parenting Rights to Lesbian Mother Following Divorce

The Mississippi Supreme Court has ruled that the state must recognise the non-birth mother to a child of a divorced lesbian couple for parenting...
Davie Street Party

Vancouver Pride’s Much Loved Street Party Cancelled in 2018 Due to...

Organisers of Vancouver Pride 2018 have regrettably announced that due to budget constraints, the Davie Street Party, has been officially cancelled. According to organisers, the beloved...
Toronto Police at Pride

Toronto Police Withdraw Application to March in 2018 Pride Parade After...

The Toronto Police Department has officially withdrawn their application to march in the 2018 Toronto Pride Parade, following multiple requests to do so from...

Co-Creator of Will & Grace Donates Gay Bunny Book to Indiana...

Max Mutchnik, the man who helped in bringing Will & Grace to life, has donated copies of a cute gay bunny children's book. Donating copies...
Grindr

Grindr Discloses Users’ HIV Status to Third Party Companies

In a society that is slowly working its way to destigmatising HIV status, the male sex and dating app ‘Grindr’ has pushed the gay...
LGBTI FLAG

White Nationalist Group Claims that LGBTI Rainbow Flag is Offensive and...

South Africa's Controversial White Nationalist organisation, AfriForum has claimed that the LGBTI Rainbow flag is just as offensive as the nations old apartheid-era South...