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Violence breaks out at gay film premier in Georgia

Violence breaks out at gay film premier in Georgia

Anti-gay demonstrators and police clashed last week as violence erupted at the opening of the highly acclaimed Swedish gay romance, "And Then We Danced," in the former Soviet republic of Georgia.

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By Heather Cassell | November 6, 2019

Rachel Wahba humbly stood on the stage Sunday as she accepted an award for her work advancing LGBT, Jewish, and Israeli rights from A Wider Bridge.

By Heather Cassell | October 30, 2019

Claudia Lopez made history last week after being elected the first-ever lesbian and woman mayor of Bogotá, Colombia.


By Heather Cassell | October 23, 2019

Former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power didn't waste time last month talking about championing LGBT rights on the global stage when she served in the Obama administration.

By Heather Cassell | October 16, 2019

Poland's conservative ruling Law and Justice Party sailed to electoral victory Sunday, after months of targeting the country's LGBT community and stoking unfounded fear among residents.


By Heather Cassell | October 9, 2019

Two authors, Robbie Corey-Boulet and Mikael Owunna, are seeking to change Western perspectives of LGBT Africans with their respective books, "Love Falls on Us: A Story of American Ideas and African LGBT Lives" and "Limitless Africans."

By Heather Cassell | October 2, 2019

Alberto de Belaunde, who was one of two openly gay congressmen in Peru, stepped down late Monday night after Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra dissolved the South American country's Congress.


By Heather Cassell | September 25, 2019

President Donald Trump used his address at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday to bolster his global initiative to decriminalize homosexuality.

By Heather Cassell | September 18, 2019

San Francisco recently welcomed its latest gay diplomat.


By Heather Cassell | September 11, 2019

Thousands of pride marchers flowed through the streets of Sarajevo in the country's first successful Bosnia and Herzegovina Pride march and festival last Sunday.

By Heather Cassell | September 4, 2019

A first-of-its-kind report documenting conversion therapy around the world highlights the pervasiveness of the practice.


By Heather Cassell | August 28, 2019

Serbian officials have blocked future access to same-sex couples forming families in the country after its first lesbian prime minister and her partner became parents earlier this year.

By Heather Cassell | August 21, 2019

Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib denounced the Palestinian Authority's ban on LGBT gatherings and threats to queer Palestinians.


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