Steve Roth has been tapped to head the Organization for Refuge, Asylum and Migration.
Emerging from the few sensationalized tabloid headlines and TV shows that have been Czechia's only exposure to the country's transgender community, trans Czechs are stepping out and speaking up about their experiences.
Thousands of LGBT Israelis and their supporters took to the streets of Tel Aviv last Sunday, calling for the resignation of interim Education Minister Rafi Peretz following statements he made supporting conversion therapy.
United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo this week named a conservative law professor to chair a new autonomous human rights commission, which sparked concerns from LGBT organizations, congressional leaders, and human rights experts.
Prince William said that he and his wife, Kate Middleton, the duchess of Cambridge, would be "absolutely fine" and "fully support" their children if one of them came out as gay.
Paris inaugurated Harvey Milk Place, Stonewall Place, and unveiled a plaque honoring Gilbert Baker during a Pride Month ceremony recognizing American and French LGBT rights leaders.
LGBT Ecuadorians celebrated as news spread last week about the Constitutional Court's decision legalizing same-sex marriage in the small South American country.
The high court of Botswana Tuesday overturned anti-gay sections of the country's penal code that criminalized homosexuality for more than a century.
Transgender advocates are outraged by the death of a transgender asylum seeker shortly after she was released from Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody.
Last week was a harsh week for LGBT Kenyans.
Following the Taiwanese legislature's approval of same-sex marriage May 17, couples plan to tie the knot Friday.
Global transgender model and activist Geena Rocero charmed the audience at the sold-out 30th annual Professional BusinessWomen of California's conference last month.