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Ian McKellen backs the statue of gay playwright

The openly gay legendary actor is one of those celebrities who expressed their support of the fundraising campaign to install the statue of the...

San Francisco airport held an exhibit to honor Harvey Milk

San Francisco International Airport held an exhibition in memory of the LGBT rights pioneer at one of the terminal. Talking about the significance of...

‘LGBT purge’ victims in Canada will receive compensation

718 victims of Canada’s “LGBT purge” are receiving compensation for being discriminated against on the basis of their sexuality andor gender identity by the...

Alan Turing unveiled as the face of the new banknote

Gay Second World War codebreaker, who was legally charged with homosexuality and sentenced to chemical castration in 1952, and who died of suicide...

Stonewall activist Miss Major survived stroke

Veteran of the Stonewall riots, activist and trans woman of color Miss Major Griffin-Gracy, age 78, is currently recovering from stroke. The activist founded...

Madonna re-enacted Orlando tragedy in a new MV

Madonna has re-enacted the massacre at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub in her graphic music video for a song God’s Control. The singer has released...

Pink triangle was installed in Twin Peaks

A giant pink triangle has been installed on top of San Francisco’s Twin Peaks. Pink triangle was a sign Nazis put on gay men...

Trans activists Marsha P. Johnson and Sylvia Rivera to get a...

The two transgender women of color led the uprising against homophobic police raids, an era-defining moment in history of LGBT rights movement the way...

30 years of Stonewall

For three decades Stonewall has fought for the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people across Britain. In 2015 it updated its policy to...

Stonewall riots commemorated by mural in honor of black trans women

The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots has been marked by activists in Texas with a new mural devoted specially to transgender women of...

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