#LGBTQ rights

  • Article: Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    Taiwan Becomes First Country in Asia to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

    By Joe McCarthy|May 17, 2019

    "We took a big step towards true equality.” Read more

  • Article: Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba

    Gay Pride Crackdown: 4 Things to Know About LGBTQ Rights in Cuba

    By Erica SanchezGaëlle Langué  and  Joe McCarthy|May 16, 2019

    The country has made progress in recent years, but a backlash could be brewing. Read more

  • Article: Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    Brunei Says Gay Sex Death Penalty Is 'Prevention,' Not Punishment

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|April 12, 2019

    The United Nations had condemned imposing the death penalty for gay sex and adultery. Read more

  • Article: George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People

    George Clooney Calls for Boycott of Brunei-Linked Hotels After Country’s Plan to Stone LGBTQ People

    By Joe McCarthy|March 29, 2019

    "Are we really going to help fund the murder of innocent citizens?" Read more

  • Article: Beyoncé and JAY-Z Win Award for Being 'Passionate' LGBTQ Allies

    Beyoncé and JAY-Z Win Award for Being 'Passionate' LGBTQ Allies

    By Daniele Selby|March 29, 2019

    Beyoncé and JAY-Z are living proof that “everything is love.” Read more

  • Article: Brunei Set to Stone LGBTQ People to Death Through New Law

    Brunei Set to Stone LGBTQ People to Death Through New Law

    By Joe McCarthy|March 28, 2019

    The country backed down in the face of international pressure once before. Read more

  • Article: Australian Street Signs Turn Into Beacons of LGBTQ Culture for Mardi Gras

    Australian Street Signs Turn Into Beacons of LGBTQ Culture for Mardi Gras

    By Megan Studman|March 1, 2019

    ANZ is delivering a pot of inclusion at the end of rainbows across the country. Read more

  • Article: Jared Polis Becomes First Openly Gay Candidate for Governor to Be Elected in US

    Jared Polis Becomes First Openly Gay Candidate for Governor to Be Elected in US

    By Joe McCarthy|Nov. 7, 2018

    “We proved that we’re an inclusive state that values every contribution.” Read more