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Anti-gay platform leads Poland's conservative party to victory

Anti-gay platform leads Poland's conservative party to victory

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.

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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.


By Heather Cassell | August 14, 2019

An advertising campaign, "Love is Love," launched by the Coca-Cola Company ahead of a progressive music festival in Budapest, Hungary last week has led to political leaders calling for a boycott of the global soft drink company.

By Heather Cassell | August 7, 2019

Hunky male sex workers took to the windows of the My Red Light organization in Amsterdam last weekend during Pride.


By Heather Cassell | August 2, 2019

Queer demonstrators gathered at Harvey Milk Plaza in San Francisco's Castro district during the evening commute August 1 to honor slain Russian LGBT activist Yelena Grigoryeva.

By Heather Cassell | July 31, 2019

Steve Roth has been tapped to head the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration.


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