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President of Cuba Announces His Support For Same-Sex Marriage


Queer Eye and RuPaul Big Winners at Creative Arts Emmy Awards



Indian Supreme Court Rules Homosexuality is No Longer a Criminal Offence


Lucas Hedges From Boy Erased Says He’s “Not Totally Straight”


Top Afrikaans Film Award Won By Gay Musical, Kanarie


Disney Star Comes Out In Emotional Instagram Post


LGBTI Group Has Growing Optimism Following Zimbabwe’s Election


Third Gender Option Approved By German Government


LGBQ Teens More Likely To Use Hard Drugs Study Reports


Costa Rica Set to Legalise Same-Sex Marriage After Supreme Court Ruling


LGBTI Political Party Set to Launch in Israel


Jerusalem Pride Parade Attended by Tens of Thousands Despite Security Threats


Apple CEO Urges LGBTI Youth to be True to Themselves


China and Taiwan in Spat Over Displaying National Flags at Gay Games in Paris



First US Air Force Academy Footballer Comes Out Publicly As Gay


Puerto Rican Transgender People Win the Right to Change their Gender on Birth Certificates


Marriage Equality for Cuba? New Constitutional Amendments Could See Equality in Cuba


Opinion: New Gay Pageant All About Looks And Popularity


Nicole Maines Announced As TV’s First Transgender Superhero


Batwoman to be World’s First Lesbian Lead Superhero TV show?


Historic Gay and Bi Male Health Clinics to Open in Zimbabwe


Hearings Begin in India’s Supreme Court on Reviewing Gay Ban


Gay Parents Doing Better Than Heterosexual Parents?


Scotland’s First Minister Chooses Glasgow Pride Over Trump


Video of Harry Styles Helping Fan Come-Out to Mum on Stage Goes Viral


Asian TV Executive Attempting To Sue Grindr Over Racial Discrimination


Hong Kong Court Rules In-Favour of Equal Visa Rights for Same-Sex Couples


Trans Woman Crowned as Miss Universe Spain


Pressure Put on UK Government to Compensate Convicted Gay Men




Thousands Raised in Hours Thanks to Demi Lovato’s GLAAD Fundraiser


LGBTI Community in Zimbabwe Optimistic Following Government Meetings


First LGBTI Affirming Civil Rights Group Registered in Angola


World Health Organisation to Officially Remove Transgenderism From List Of Mental Disorders


The Queen’s Gay Cousin to be in the First Royal Same-Sex Wedding


Namibia Opens Registrations For Mr. Gay World Representative


Justin Bieber Welcomes Queer Fan to Attend His Church


History to be Made with NFL and MLB Marching in New York City’s Pride Parade for the First Time


Pentagon Hosts Pride Celebration in the Shadow of Trumps Transgender Ban


All EU Nations to Recognise Residency Rights of Same-sex Spouses


Bermuda’s Marriage Equality Saga Continues With Supreme Court Reinstating Same-Sex Marriage


Top United States Diplomats Show Support and Participate in Pride Month Celebrations


All EU Nations to Recognise Residency Rights of Same-sex Spouses


An Open Letter From Mr Gay World 2018 Jordan Bruno


LGBTI Health Centre Opens in Namibia


Groundbreaking Transgender Rights Ruling Made by Chilean Supreme Court


Antarctica to Host its First Pride


Historic Legal Challenge of Botswana’s Gay-ban Heading to High Court


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Trans Character Introduced in Fourth Season of Supergirl


Caitlyn Jenner Claims She Wouldn’t Vote for Trump Again


Australia’s Jordan Bruno Wins Mr Gay World 2018


Hong Kong Announced to Host Mr. Gay World 2019


Meet The Men of Mr. Gay World 2018


Major Court Victory for Transgender Students in the United States


New Report Shows Decline in LGBTI Representation in Hollywood


Adam Rippon Wins Gold in Dancing with the Stars: Athletes


Canada Joins Global Initiative in Promoting LGBTI Rights


Eurovision Terminates Contract with Chinese TV Channel After Failure to Broadcast ‘same-sex’ Irish Performance


Caitlyn Jenner Slams Trump in UK House of Commons Address



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Ireland’s ‘Love Is Love’ Performance Shines in Eurovision Semi-Final One


History Made as First Openly Gay Member of Costa Rica National Assembly Takes Office


Kenyan Lesbian Film ‘Rafiki’ Banned Prior to Film Festival Debut




Many LGBTI Staff Remain in the Closet at Work According to UK Study


NBA Star Calls For Rainbow-Coloured NBA Jerseys


New Zealand Rugby Teams Put LGBTI Discrimination On Notice With “Diversity is Strength” Campaign



Chinese Social Media Site Reverses LGBTI Ban



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UK PM Theresa May Apologises for Commonwealth Anti-Gay Laws


Democrats Protest Removal of LGBTI Health Data From United States Govt Websites


Britney Spears Honoured With GLAAD’s Vanguard Award


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Rainbow Community Celebrates as Trinidad and Tobago’s Anti-Gay Law Deemed Unconstitutional


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


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


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Call Me By Your Name Removed From Chinese Film Festival


ABC’s Karl Schmid Goes Public Revealing He’s HIV Positive


Kenya Slowly Moving Forward with LGBTI Rights Following Court Ruling


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Revised Transgender Military Ban Trump Announced by Trump


Gotham’s “the Riddler” Cory Michael Smith Comes Out as Gay


Australia Makes Same-Sex Adoption Legal Across Entire Nation


Russia to Block Ireland’s “Gay” Eurovision Song?


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Calls to End Homophobia in the Commonwealth Backed by Prince William


Sexual Fluidity the Majority, Not the Minority According to Scientists


Queen Met with LGBT+ Rights Protest during Commonwealth Day Celebrations


Bisexual Colombian Congresswoman Elected to Senate


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Ellen Calls for Boycott of Bermuda Following Same-Sex Marriage Reversal


South Africa’s First Inclusive Rugby Club Aims to Tackle Homophobia in Rugby


Global Outrage Forces US City to Revoke Ban on Pride Festival


Teen Actor Joshua Rush Opens Up About Playing Disney’s First Gay Character


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Tunisia Bans Oscar Winning Gay Film: Call Me By Your Name


Lesbian Sheriff Could Become Governor of Texas After Advancing in Democratic Run-off


Record Numbers Celebrate Mardi Gras 40th Anniversary


Sydney Mardi Gras Parade is Go But Memories of 1978 Remain



Apple’s Mardi Gras iPhone X Commercial Celebrates Marriage Equality


Religious Exemption Laws in USA to Threaten LGBTI equality


History Made: Jacinda Ardern First PM To March In Auckland Pride Parade


Legislation to Abolish Conversion Therapy for Minors Proposed in US State of Maryland


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Australian Boxer Anthony Mundine Believes the Death Penalty Would “Deter” People From Being Gay


Skycity Announced As Official Partner For Mr Gay NZ 2018


Taiwan Approves New Blood Donation Law, Removing Life-Time Ban for Gay Men



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Crackdown in Saudi Arabia After ‘Gay Wedding’ Video Goes Viral


Pope Francis Faces Protest from LGBTI Activists in Chile


LGBTI Community Facing Mob Attacks and Family Violence in Ghana


Indonesian Air Force Claims Homosexuality is a Mental Disorder


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Jordan Bruno Wins Mr Gay Pride Australia 2018


United States Supreme Court Fails to Challenge Anti-LGBTI Law


Will India Finally Legalise Homosexuality in 2018?


Vancouver to Become First Canadian City to Ban ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy?


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Australia Said Yes, Now Australians Are Saying ‘I Do’


Marriage Equality for Island of St Helena


South Africa to Host the 10th Mr. Gay World Competition in Knysna


US Study Reveals One In Four LGB Teens Attempt Suicide

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