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Out in the World: Queers rally in Oakland against Ghana's proposed anti-gay bill

Out in the World: Queers rally in Oakland against Ghana's proposed anti-gay bill

LGBTQ demonstrators of African and Caribbean descent marked Indigenous Peoples' Day and National Coming Out Day at a rally in Oakland to bring attention to Ghana's proposed draconian anti-LGBTQ bill.

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By Heather Cassell | October 7, 2021

Two leaders from Israel's largest LGBTQ youth organization were thrilled to be in San Francisco recently, but not necessarily because of the history of slain supervisor Harvey Milk, the Castro neighborhood, or rainbow crosswalks.

By Heather Cassell | September 29, 2021

President Joe Biden called out anti-LGBTQ nations as he laid out the United States' vision for the future at the United Nations General Assembly. His remarks drew some anger and criticism.


By Heather Cassell | September 22, 2021

The recent appearance of Hungarian diplomats at a San Francisco City Hall gathering has been criticized by Hungarian Americans and LGBTQ leaders, and has resulted in Mayor London Breed vowing to tighten up vetting for future events.

By Heather Cassell | September 15, 2021

Six global LGBTQ organizations are calling upon President Joe Biden to protect, evacuate, and resettle vulnerable groups, including LGBTQ Afghans, left behind in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.


By Heather Cassell | September 9, 2021

LGBTQ refugees in the infamous Block 13 at Kakuma Refugee Camp in Kenya suspect yet another arson fire was set at the facility last month and threatening letters have added to their stress.

By Heather Cassell | September 8, 2021

Tens of thousands of Swiss people took to the streets of Zurich September 4 in support of the country's same-sex marriage referendum and for the Alpine country's annual Pride celebration.


By Heather Cassell | September 2, 2021

About 1,000 LGBTQ Afghans, some who have reported being injured by the Taliban, are trying to get out of the country.

By John Ferrannini | August 31, 2021

Subscription service OnlyFans' decision to ban sexually explicit content effective October 1 — and its abrupt reversal last week — elicited strong reactions in the LGBTQ and sex work communities.


By Heather Cassell | August 30, 2021

The gay area of the Zona Romantica in Puerto Vallarta is getting back up and operating after Hurricane Nora skirted past the popular coastal resort town late August 28.

By Heather Cassell | August 18, 2021

Two Taiwanese-Macanese marriage equality activists tied the knot in Taipei August 13 at the Zhongzheng District Household Registration Office.


By Ed Walsh | August 17, 2021

Fingers are being pointed at Mexican federal regulators, the city of Puerto Vallarta, and a condominium developer after a hillside collapsed near the gay beach in Puerto Vallarta last week.

By Heather Cassell | August 11, 2021

Pressure is mounting for President Joe Biden's administration regarding protecting LGBTQ refugees and asylum seekers.


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