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Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions

Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions

Turkish capital Ankara bans all gay rights functions 19 November 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Gay rights activists have criticised what they say is the heavy-handed approach of the Turkish authorities towards them The Turkish...
Gay rights trailblazer Edith Windsor dies aged 88

Gay rights trailblazer Edith Windsor dies aged 88

Legendary gay rights activist Edith ‘Edie’ Windsor has died at the age of 88. The former computer programmer for IBM, who was the plaintiff in the 2013 United States Supreme Court case that struck down a federal law defining marriage as between a man and a...
A timeline of gay rights in the UK

A timeline of gay rights in the UK

Credits  ANDREW COWIE/AFP/Getty Images From death by hanging to the era of marriage equality Reaction Thursday, July 27, 2017 – 3:58pm Fifty years ago, the Sexual Offences Act 1967 came into effect. The act, which decriminalised homosexual sex acts between...
Thousands march in US for LGBT rights under Trump

Thousands march in US for LGBT rights under Trump

Thousands march in US for LGBT rights under Trump 11 June 2017 From the section US & Canada Tens of thousands of people have marched in the US capital for LGBT rights, in one of the biggest protests since President Trump took office. Many of the those attending...
Chechnya gay rights: Merkel urges Putin to intervene

Chechnya gay rights: Merkel urges Putin to intervene

Chechnya gay rights: Merkel urges Putin to intervene 2 May 2017 From the section Europe Image copyright AFP Image caption “Love is stronger than homophobia”: a placard held by a detained gay rights activist in Moscow in May 2013 German Chancellor Angela...
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