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Why is Google still allowing LGBT youth to download this ‘pray away the gay’ app?: Google is continuing to allow the downloading of an app on its online store that pressures LGBT youth into attempting to change their sexual orientation.
Isis gay execution building demolished: A building that became infamous as the site of multiple horror executions of gay men by Isis in Iraq is thankfully no more.
New York votes to ban conversion therapy: The US state of New York has passed legislation that will protect young people from conversion therapy and gender diverse individuals from discrimination.
Most gay dads continue to face stigma for being parents: Being a parent is not easy but it's even harder for same-sex parents faced with an unfriendly community, says a new study of gay dads.
The Weeknd slammed for singing he can ‘f**k a queer woman straight: Canadian R&B star The Weeknd is under fire for singing that he can make a bisexual woman 'straight' by sleeping with her.
RuPaul’s Drag Race star Dusty Ray Bottoms in Cape Town and Joburg: In a major coup for local drag fans, a different RuPaul's Drag Race contestant will be performing in Joburg and Cape Town once month for the rest of the year.
2 dead and 40 arrested in new Chechnya LGBT purge: LGBT activists in Chechnya have confirmed a renewed anti-LGBT crackdown, with at two reported deaths and dozens of arrests in the last month.
Claims of renewed anti-LGBT purge in Chechnya: A top Russian newspaper says that another wave of anti-LGBT abuses may be underway in Chechnya, more than a year and a half after they were first reported.
Groundbreaking queer rapper Kevin Fret shot dead: Kevin Fret, a rapper from Puerto Rico who was proudly queer, has been shot dead in the capital, San Juan, at the age of 24.
India army chief won’t allow LGBT personnel despite Supreme Court: Four months after homosexuality was made legal in India, the chief of the country's army has shockingly refused to accept openly LGBT personnel.