Tens of thousands of Twitter users have expressed support for gay rights in Poland as part of the #jestemLGBT campaign
The marchers at the first gay pride parade here in the conservative Polish city of Bialystok expected that they would be met with resistance. But last week when Katarzyna Sztop-Rutkowska saw the angry mob of thousands that awaited the marchers, who numbered only a few hundred, she was shocked.
Demonstration follows violence at pride march in Polish city of Białystok last week
Japan's first openly gay male lawmaker said on Tuesday he believed the country would legalize same-sex marriage, months after Taiwan became the first place in Asia to allow gay unions.
When Bayit Yehudi leader Rafi Peretz apologized for speaking in favor of conversion therapy for the LGBT community, he might have thought he had put the issue to rest.
A champion for the rights of LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) people, Taiga Ishikawa was elected to the Upper House for the first time, winning a seat in the proportional representation system on July 21.
Nash FM’s Blair Garner recorded an interview with the Democratic presidential candidate last week, but the broadcasting company spiked it.
LGBT parades have been attacked before in the nation of Georgia, and this one has been postponed. The Orthodox Church, encouraged by Russia, aids and abets the persecution.
Aldo Iván Dávila Morales is poised to take up a seat in Guatemala’s congress in January, making history as the first openly gay man elected to the country’s legislature
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While many Poles in Warsaw and other cities have grown increasingly supportive of the rights of LGBT people, a backlash is underway.
Right-wing populism is still growing—and has already established itself as a fixture on the political stage.