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AIDS: Anger flares at homophobic laws

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Campaigners at the world AIDS conference are taking aim at countries with anti-gay laws, accusing them of creating conditions that let HIV spread like poison.

Posted: July 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Millions watch UN music video on LGBT rights

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The United Nations said a Bollywood-inspired United Nations music video promoting equal rights for gays, lesbians, transgender people and bisexuals has been watched by more than one million people online and millions more on television since its release on April 30.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Opera Australia sacks soprano over anti-gay slur

Tamar Iveri

Leading soprano Tamar Iveri on Monday had her contract torn up by Opera Australia for “unconscionable” anti-gay comments posted on her Facebook page that sparked a storm of protest.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Gay marriage law takes effect in Illinois

Gay Marriage Illinois

Gay and lesbian couples across Illinois can be legally wed as the Midwestern state becomes the latest in the U.S. to allow same-sex marriage.

Posted: June 2nd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Schools work to help transgender students fit in

A Filipino transgender puts on make-up as she prepares to join a transgender parade called "Grand Trans-Santacruzan" as they mark International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia in suburban Quezon city, north of Manila, Philippines on Sunday, May 18, 2014.  AP FILE PHOTO

Isaac Barnett took a bold step last year: He told teachers and classmates at his U.S. school that the student they had known as a girl now wanted to be accepted as a boy.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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