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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.
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.
New York Times: Nakhane one of 10 artists to watch in 2019: Nakhane's star continues to rise around the world as the New York Times sings the praises of the South African queer musician.
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.
Lady Gaga apologises for “twisted” R Kelly collaboration: Lady Gaga has finally spoken out against R&B performer R Kelly as allegations of sexual and physical abuse mount against him.
This young queer entrepreneur from the EC won’t be deterred by homophobia: Starting a business can be quite challenging. It can be even more difficult for the queer entrepreneur who is marginalised or living in environments that constantly make them feel unwelcome.
Cameroon | Shattered dreams as lesbian footballer banned from playing: A promising footballer in Cameroon has spoken out about the ordeal of being thrown off her team because she is a lesbian woman.
Marvel introduces first drag queen superhero: The comic book world has become that much more fierce and fabulous, with the introduction of Shade, the first drag queen superhero.
Israel Medical Association rejects conversion therapy: LGBTQ activists have welcomed news that Israeli doctors have been barred from trying to change people's sexual orientation, known as conversion therapy.
Congratulations! Caster Semenya and her wife celebrate anniversary: South Africa's most famous athlete Caster Semenya and her wife Violet Raseboya are celebrating their wedding anniversary this week.
Nigeria | Backlash as actress comes out the closet: Alli Ojo, an actress and model in Nigeria, is facing a homophobic backlash and even the risk of arrest after she came out as lesbian on social media.
Steven Anderson crony resigns over sex and drugs scandal: One of anti-gay bigot Steven Anderson's fellow hate preachers has stepped down after being embroiled in a sex and drugs scandal.
Big LGBTQ wins at the Golden Globes: From the Freddie Mercury biopic to Ben Whishaw's acting, Sunday's 76th Annual Golden Globes was a win for LGBTQ themes and stars.
Brazil’s Bolsonaro makes first move against LGBTQ community: Brazil's new right wing president Jair Bolsonaro has started his assault against the LGBTQ community, just hours after formally taking office.
Madonna honours birthplace of LGBTQ Pride on NY Eve: Pop queen Madonna has kicked off the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots with a surprise New Year's Eve appearance.
PrideTV Highlight: Alone With People: Alone With People is a half-hour short film now streaming on PrideTV that deals with the familiar coming out theme coupled this time with a young girl’s coming of age.
Homophobic backlash over gay sailor kiss: A gay sailor and his husband, who recreated the famous World War II homecoming kiss photograph on his arrival home, have been met with a wave of homophobia.