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LGBT groups call for investigation after activist's death

LGBT groups call for investigation after activist's death

International LGBT organizations are calling for Haiti's government to investigate the suspicious death of the country's leading gay rights activist.

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By Heather Cassell | November 26, 2019

Soap is a necessity to maintain good hygiene, but for the thousands of refugees living in Kenya's notorious Kakuma refugee camp, soap, shampoo, and conditioner are costly commodities to come by.

By Heather Cassell | November 20, 2019

Two gay Saudi journalists, who claim they were outed in retaliation for contacts one of them had with a foreign media outlet, have been detained in Australia after requesting asylum.


By Heather Cassell | November 13, 2019

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.

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.


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