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Celebrations as Australians vote 'Yes' to allow same-sex marriage

Australians voted decisively in favour of allowing same-sex couples to marry, sparking joyous celebrations Wednesday across the country.

published on : 15th November 2017

Australia: Rules on religious freedom sought for opponents of gay marriage

Australia's same-sex marriage poll is widely expected to return a 'yes' majority this week but conservatives are pushing for protection for those who defend 'traditional understanding of marriage'.

published on : 13th November 2017

Amnesty condemns Egypt bill to criminalise homosexuality

Amnesty International on Thursday condemned a draft bill in the Egyptian parliament that would criminalise homosexuality, in what the rights group called an "unprecedented homophobic crackdown".

published on : 9th November 2017

Disney Channel introduces gay storyline for the first time with 'Andi Mack'

"Andi Mack", a coming-of-age drama, will feature one of the show's main characters grappling with feelings for a male classmate.

published on : 26th October 2017

Greek clerics ring church bells to protest gender rights law

Church bells have rung "in mourning" across a western Greek diocese to protest the passing of a law making it easier for people to officially change their gender.

published on : 15th October 2017

Indonesian police arrest 58 men in raid on gay sauna

Police late Friday raided a building in the capital Jakarta that houses a sauna and a gym after they received information from the public that it was being used for prostitution.

published on : 7th October 2017

Brazil ruling that homosexuality is disease to be appealed 

Brazilian pop stars and gay rights activists have come out against a federal court's injunction allowing psychologists to treat homosexuality as a disease.

published on : 20th September 2017

Israel pledges law giving gays equal adoption rights

Israel's justice ministry said Sunday the government would advance legislation giving gay couples equal rights in adopting children following controversy over the issue.

published on : 17th September 2017

Tanzania Police arrest 20 over homosexual activities

Homosexuality is criminalized in Tanzania, and sex among men is punishable by jail terms ranging from 30 years to life imprisonment.

published on : 16th September 2017

Gay stigma and shame is still rife: Elton John

Singer Elton John feels sad that there is still so much "shame" and stigma around being gay.

published on : 30th July 2017

Five held in Visakhapatnam for extorting money from man over his nude video

Five men who blackmailed a homosexual youth and extorted money from him after taking his nude videos were arrested on Sunday in Visakhapatnam.

published on : 16th July 2017

16-year-old arrested in Hyderabad for sodomising boy and murdering him

A 16-year-old who had been sexually abusing young boys in his neighborhood was arrested in connection with the murder of one of his victims.  

published on : 6th July 2017

South Korean military court sentences soldier to imprisonment for homosexual act

Homosexual acts are not a crime for civilians in South Korea, but it remains a conservative and patriarchal society and does not recognise same-sex marriage.

published on : 24th May 2017

Indonesia police arrests dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

Homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia but police said on Monday that those detained had violated the country's pornography laws.

published on : 22nd May 2017

South Korea presidential hopeful under fire over anti-gay comment

Moon, a former human rights lawyer of the centre-left Democratic Party, leads opinion polls by large margins before the May 9 presidential vote and has enjoyed wide support from young liberal voters.

published on : 26th April 2017
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