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7 Dec 2019
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.
24 Nov 2019
A draft law prohibits the so-called therapy for all minors, with violators facing jail time. Health Minister Spahn said the ban sends a message to those struggling with their sexuality: "You're OK just as you are."
1 Jul 2019
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.
23 May 2019
Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who documented his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48.
4 Apr 2019
Chicago has elected an African-American woman as its mayor for the first time. Lori Lightfoot, who is charged with tackling one of the US' worst city gun crime problems, is also Chicago’s first gay mayor.
23 Feb 2019
'Hate crime or hoax?' An attack on gay black actor called into question.
5 Feb 2019
"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.
25 Jan 2019
Gay lawmaker flees Brazil after death threats.
23 Jul 2018
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.
2 May 2018
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.
30 Dec 2017
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. Fortunately for Natalia, there is a place where she is free of society's prejudices.
15 Nov 2017
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.

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