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Canada officially joined the Global Equality Fund with a $200,000 contribution to protect LGBT rights, Global Affairs Canada officials announced May 17.
Israel showed its pride as people flooded the streets celebrating Israeli singer Netta Barzilai's win with her song, "Toy," at the Eurovision Song Contest May 12.
Cuban LGBT rights advocate Mariela Castro announced May 4 that she will push for same-sex marriage and other sexual orientation and gender identity rights during a forthcoming revision of the country's constitution.
LGBT advocates are outraged that Mike Pompeo's anti-gay record wasn't enough to disqualify him from being confirmed April 26 by the Senate as the United States' 70th secretary of state.
Members of the LGBT Jewish community crowded into a small room at the San Francisco LGBT Community Center recently to hear Haifa LGBT leaders speak about their movement and the work they are doing at their new center.
Researchers at the Williams Institute at UCLA School of Law determined in three newly published reports that the average level of acceptance of LGBT people around the world has increased since 1980.
The High Court of Trinidad and Tobago last week struck down a colonial-era anti-sodomy law.
Canada's LGBTQ2 Specialist Randy Boissonnault spoke about his country's challenges at the recent Western Business Alliance LGBT Economic Summit in San Francisco.
Republican efforts to approve President Donald Trump's gay ambassador to Germany suffered yet another setback last week when Democratic Senator Jeff Merkley blocked the move.
As expected, Russian President Vladimir Putin emerged victorious in his re-election Sunday, winning nearly 77 percent of the vote.
Sitting in his office overlooking San Francisco Bay, German Consul General of the Pacific Northwest Hans-Ulrich Suedbeck is casual and genuinely pleased to be in the city.
A Ugandan gay activist visited San Francisco last week, in part, to raise awareness of the plight of LGBT people in his country, and to raise funds for All Out, an international LGBT rights group.