Category Archives: International LGBT News

The Top Moments for Latino LGBTs in 2014

GLAAD via The Huffington Post gives us some of the top moments of 2014 for Latino Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender persons. Below are a few selections from the article written by Monica Transandes: Supreme! In July, Puerto Rico saw … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Legalization Around the World

While the legalization of gay marriage here in our own country remains a patchwork, The Huffington Post brings us this article on the the places around the world where gay marriage is legal throughout an entire, particular, country: BRITAIN WAITS, … Continue reading

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Montonegro Pride Mirrors the Beginnings of Christopher Street

In 1970, the first anniversary of the Stonewall Riots was commemorated with a march in New York City. Originally called the Christopher Street Liberation Day Parade, we now know it as gay pride. That first march had some humble beginnings … Continue reading

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Telling Our Story: Gay Cowboys in Australia

Meet Dan and Miki. Two gay cowboys living out their dream life of ranching in Australia. What’s important about the telling of this story is finding the self you are most comfortable with. Dan’s self-confidence isn’t a gift he was … Continue reading

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Third Annual Gay Pride In Held in Vietnam

Progress is being made, somewhat, around the globe as Hanoi, Vietnam hosted it’s third gay pride event, which drew about 300 people. Pride-goers maintain, though, before any real progress can be made, acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Vietnamese … Continue reading

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United Nations Takes Small Step to Gay Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post reports that the United Nations Secretariat will not provide full benefits to same-sex employees regardless of the whether the employees home country recognizes such unions. While this is a step forward for equality, the article notes that … Continue reading

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Indian LGBTs Look to Challenge Supreme Court Decision Re-Criminalizing Homosexuality

India’s Penal Code section 377 is a law prohibits sex against the order of nature. This is taken to include homosexuality. In 2009 the Delhi High Court overturned this section of the penal code, but the Indian Supreme Court overturned … Continue reading

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Russian Games for LGBT Athletes Suffer Under the Gay Propaganda Law

While the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi may have come to a close, Russia’s Open Games for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender athletes have suffered organizational setbacks in securing housing and sports venues. From The Moscow Times: Days after … Continue reading

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Online LGBT Support Blog Endangered by Russia’s “gay propaganda” Law

From the website human rights first: The latest victim of Russia’s anti-LGBT “propaganda” law, Elena Klimova is the creator of “Children-404”an online forum for Russian-speaking LGBT teens to write openly and anonymously about their daily lives and hardships. Vitaly Molonov, … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan: Suicide of leading gay rights activist sparks first ‘LGBT news conference’

From PinkNews: The suicide of a gay rights activist in Azerbaijan last month has prompted the city of Baku’s first ever LGBT news conference, in which activists established plans to drive for fresh legislation to protect sexual minorities, as well … Continue reading

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