Asia's first LGBT-focused streaming service tackles taboos
A rom-com about a lesbian flight attendant and a romance in a gay spa are among the shows featured on Asia's first LGBT-focused streaming service, which is pushing boundaries in an often highly conservative region.
Is the Eurovision Song Contest too 'gay' for HungaryI?
Hungary has pulled out of the 2020 Eurovision Song Contest that will take place in Rotterdam. No reason was given, but many people are speculating that the decision is related to the government's homophobic stance.
First gay pride rally held in North Macedonia
In a landmark move, North Macedonia hosted its first ever Gay Pride Parade, with cabinet members and foreign diplomats joining LGBT activists in Skopje. Priests from various denominations attended a counter-rally.
Kenya's Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies
Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who documented his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48.
'Hate crime or hoax?' An attack on gay black actor called into question
'Hate crime or hoax?' An attack on gay black actor called into question.
Poland's first openly gay mayor creates new party 'Spring'
"Spring" aims to offer a progressive alternative to the ruling right-wing Law and Order (PiS) and business-friendly Civic Platform (PO). Founder Robert Biedron was Poland's first openly gay mayor from 2014 to 2018.
The fight to decriminalize homosexuality in India
India’s top court is reviewing a colonial-era law which outlaws homosexuality. Gay rights activist Arif Jafar is among those spearheading the campaign to have the legislation scrapped. His advocacy has come at a huge personal cost.
Kenya High Court considers decriminalizing homosexuality
Gay sex is illegal in 32 African countries, including Kenya, where it is punishable by up to 14 years in jail. Kenya's High Court will soon deliver its ruling on a case seeking to decriminalize homosexuality.