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Historic Transgender Rights Laws Take Effect in Chile

Chile's Gender Identity Laws have recently come into force, creating an historic moment for the South American country. From December 27, any person whose gender...
Pink

Pink Donates Half a Million Dollars to Australian Bushfire Services

As the world starts to react to the Australian bushfire crisis one of the world's biggest artists Pink has vowed to donate $500,000 to...
US Ambassador to Zambia Daniel Foote

US Ambassador to Zambia Recalled Over Gay Jailing Furore

After the Ambassador to Zambia publicly criticised the Zambian government for allowing two men to be jailed on homosexuality charges, the Trump administration has...
New US Ambassador to Lithuania Robert Gilchrist (Photo: Embassy of Sweden, via Facebook.)

US Senate Confirms Openly Gay Ambassador To Lithuania

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Robert Gilchrist as the U.S. ambassador to Lithuania. Gilchrist is at least the fifth openly gay person...
Bogota Mayor Claudia Lopez and her new wife Angelica Lopez

Bogota’s First Female Mayor Marries Girlfriend

Claudia Lopez, the first woman elected mayor of Colombia's capital Bogota, recently married her girlfriend of three years. Although the South American country is deeply...
Botswana Gaborone Pride 2019

2019 Ended on a High as Botswana Celebrated its First Pride

After the historical change in legislation about homosexuality earlier in 2019, it was only fitting for the Botswana LGBTIQ+ community to come together and...
Donald Trump

Trump’s 2020 HIV Funding Boost Approved by Congress

A funding request by US President Donald Trump for an additional $300 million to fight HIV/AIDS in 2020 has been given the seal of...
Gabon's President Ali Bongo Ondimba

African LGBTQ Equality Suffers a Blow After Gabon Bans Gay Sex

West African country of Gabon has become the 70th nation in the world to outlaw homosexuality, quietly passing an amendment to its penal code...
Justin Trudeau Conversion Therapy

Trudeau Moves Forward with Ban on Gay Conversion Therapy Across Canada

Gay conversion therapy could soon be banned across Canada after Justin Trudeau made this one of the priorities for his new government. In a letter...
sanna marin of Finland

WORLD’S YOUNGEST HEAD OF STATE IS FROM A SAME-SEX FAMILY

Finland’s Sanna Marin, who recently became the world’s youngest serving head of state, was raised by a same-sex couple. Marin was appointed the country’s new...