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By Heather Cassell | December 22, 2020

Hundreds of religious leaders representing the major world faiths have called upon countries to end conversion therapy and violence against LGBTQ people and to decriminalize homosexuality.

By Heather Cassell | December 16, 2020

David Aruquipa and Guido Montano last week became Bolivia's first gay couple to be legally recognized.

By Heather Cassell | December 9, 2020

The Human Rights Campaign and Tent Partnership for Refugees have announced a new corporate mentorship program for LGBTQ asylum seekers and refugees in North America.

By Heather Cassell | December 2, 2020

The Dutch government has apologized and offered reparations to transgender people who suffered under The Netherlands' Transgender Act.

By Heather Cassell | November 24, 2020

Transgender homicides continued to trend upward around the world, according to Transgender Europe's annual Trans Murder Monitoring report released November 20, the International Transgender Day of Remembrance.

By Heather Cassell | November 18, 2020

The European Union is increasing its efforts to become a global leader in LGBTQ rights in order to push back against a rising tide of hate against queer people.

By Heather Cassell | November 11, 2020

LGBTQ people around the world breathed a collective sigh of relief as news spread last weekend that Democrats would return to the White House as Joe Biden was declared president-elect.

By Heather Cassell | November 3, 2020

Two reports released last week give good reason why LGBTQ people around the world are afraid if President Donald Trump is reelected November 3.

By Heather Cassell | October 28, 2020

It took more than two decades, but San Francisco award-winning lesbian filmmaker Madeleine Lim's 1997 "Sambal Belacan in San Francisco" was shown at the Singapore International Film Festival (known as SGIFF) last weekend.

By Heather Cassell | October 21, 2020

New Zealand's new parliament made history in a number of ways October 17 — it is majority woman-led and the most diverse in the country's history.

By Heather Cassell | October 14, 2020

President Donald Trump's administration keeps throwing one obstacle after another at asylum seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border, but LGBTQ asylum seekers continue to dream of coming to the United States.

By Heather Cassell | October 7, 2020

Belgium's new deputy prime minister is also now Europe's highest-ranking transgender official.

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