More than 50 UK-based names signed onto a letter asking the BBC not to support the contest due to it taking place in Tel Aviv
He was the nation’s first openly gay Congressman, and now Jean Wyllys has fled after receiving death threats by the new president’s allies
Oh, to be a fly on the wall during what had to be an awkward dinner during the World Economic Forum
The department offered an official statement, condemning the purges and calling on Russia to launch an immediate investigation
The report, issued by the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, confirms what we’ve known all along
Taiwan is still on track to welcome marriage equality, but will Thailand beat it to become the first Asian country with same-sex unions?
In advance of Jair Bolsonaro being inaugurated in January, gay marriages are on the rise before the right is potentially dissolved
Local activists have released a joint statement condemning the referendum, placing blame on local and foreign religious groups and the government
A Chechnya investigation into human rights abuses is officially underway, and Taiwan will soon head to the polls for a referendum on LGBTQ issues
Here we are, a year and a half since that momentous court decision, and the nation is no closer to gay marriage being the law of the land
Coverage of what’s happening to LGBTQ people in Tanzania, a nation of 57 million people on the Eastern coast of Africa, has left much of queer media in a panic. Stories of gay people outed and arrested — and of many more in hiding from a government that wants them[…]
The Chinese word for comrade has been appropriated by the country’s gay community, leading Communists to no longer want to use it
The world is changing fast, which is why it’s important to stay up-to-date with LGBT world news: everything from international politics to pop culture.
Hornet’s coverage of breaking LGBT world news includes headlines out of every continent, from the rise of right-wing populism in Europe to the persecution of our community in various Asian nations.
With so many pressing issues, LGBT rights can easily get lost in the shuffle. Each day, societies all over the world grapple with new challenges.
But the world has come a long way over the course of these last few centuries, particularly when it comes to LGBT rights. Gay marriage is now legal throughout the U.S. and much of the world. International leaders are increasingly reaching out to the gay community, condemning bigotry and discrimination.
Find all of the latest LGBT world news headlines here at Hornet. We’ll keep you informed regarding how our rights are evolving (or devolving) in communities around the world.