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A Historic First For Asia: Taiwan Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Lawmakers in Taiwan voted on Friday and approved a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, a landmark decision that makes the self-ruled island the first place...
Australia's Eurovision Entrant Kate Miller-Heidke in rehearsals for Eurovision 2019 in Tel Aviv - Photo by: Andres Putting (Supplied)

Miller-Heidke Firms in Eurovision Betting, The Big 5 and Israel Reviewed...

Eurovision 2019 kicks off tomorrow morning Australian time live from Tel Aviv and all eyes will be on Australia's Kate Miller-Heidke who takes to...

Preacher Of Gay Hate: Steven Anderson Now Banned From Entering Most...

Notoriously homophobic preacher, Steven Anderson has become the first person to be banned from entering Ireland in over 20 years, as the list of...
HIV Transmission

Study Proves Antiretroviral Drugs Do Prevent HIV Transmission

In a study of nearly 1000 gay male couples over eight years where they had sex without condoms, and one partner has HIV but...
Transgender China

Transgender People Forced To Conduct Self-Surgery In China

A disturbing new report has shown that desperate transgender people in China have been resorting to purchasing unsafe hormone treatments on the black market and...
Mr Gay World 2019 - Janjep Carlos - Photo Courtesy of Rudi du Toit Photography and Mr Gay World

Mr Gay World Janjep Carlos Praises Fellow Delegates in First Victory...

It is now been five days since the Mr Gay World 2019 Finale in Cape Town where the 41-year-old Janjep Carlos stole the show...
Blood Donation

Blood Donation Ban For Gay Men Reduced To Three Months In...

Canada has announced the reduction of the official blood donation deferral period for gay and bisexual men from one year to three months.   The announcement...
Madonna GLAAD

Madonna Pays Tribute to AIDS Victims During Speech At GLAAD Awards

Madonna has paid tribute to the friends that she’s lost to AIDS during her emotional speech at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York...
Brunei

Brunei Backtracks After Global Condemnation Announcing Watered-Down Penal Code

The tiny nation of Brunei has decided to backtrack on its policy of introducing capital punishment on individuals found 'guilty' of homosexuality. Announcing the watering-down...
Imagine Dragons

Imagine Dragons Call-Out Conversion Therapy at Billboard Music Awards

American based rock band Imagine Dragons have taken the opportunity to speak out against conversion therapy during their acceptance speech at the Billboard Music...