A new report from Public Health England (PHE) revealed that new diagnoses of HIV amongst gay and bisexual men (GBM) have dropped to its lowest point in 20 years within the UK. The report shows that there were 1,700 new HIV diagnoses in GBM back in the year 2000. In 2019, the … [Read more...] about UK: New HIV diagnoses in gay and bisexual men hits 20-year-low
History was made on Election Day after voters in Delaware elected the first transgender state senator in American history. On Tuesday, Democrat Sarah McBride defeated Republic Steve Washington to win a seat that became open following the retirement of the longest-serving … [Read more...] about Sarah McBride just became America’s first transgender state senator
The Proud Boys, a far-right group designated by the Southern Poverty Law Center as a hate group, was trending on social media after being mentioned at the presidential debate, but Twitter users quickly took matters into their own hands to stop the spread of hateful … [Read more...] about LGBTQ community adopts #proudboys to drown out hateful rhetoric
In August of 2018, the Supreme Court of Costa Rica ruled that the country’s gay marriage ban was unconstitutional. Now, two years later, Costa Rica has witnessed its first same-sex marriage after the country’s ban on such unions was lifted. That makes Costa Rica the first … [Read more...] about Costa Rica just held the first legal same-sex marriage in Central America
While most of us here in the US would not raise an eyebrow when a gay pride parade to takes place in the streets, in many parts of the world, such a thing would be unthinkable. This has long been the case in Bosnia, the last Balkan country to hold a pride parade. Homophobia is, … [Read more...] about Bosnia just held its first Gay Pride Parade ever—and it was a success!