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.
South Africa's first gay choir spreads positivity through singing
Mzansi Gay Choir marked their first anniversary with a performance at South Africa's Feather Awards, an annual ceremony organized to celebrate the LGBT community.
Gay in Russia: Natalia finds freedom in dance
Natalia's mother admits she felt a physical aversion when she learned that her daughter was gay. Other parents of gay children in Russia react much more strongly.