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Taylor Swift donates money to support equality in her native state

Taylor Swift was not born in Tennessee, but she grew up there and her career started there, so she believes this state to be...

Utah includes LGBT in a hate crime law

The Republican Governor of Utah, Gary Herbert, signed a bill to extend a definition of hate crimes to cover crimes on the basis of...

Samira Wiley’s dad turned up to Congress to discuss the rights...

Dennis W. Wiley, an LGBT-inclusive church pastor, appeared before the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee to support the Equality Act, which would...

World Congress of Families held in Italy was criticized by local...

Amnesty International Italy has condemned a meeting of the World Congress of Families (WCF) as hostile to human rights, because during the meeting held...

Sally Field and her gay son are campaigning for equality

The Brothers & Sisters star and her son are part of a new Human Rights Campaign video in support of the Equality Act, a...

NAACP endorses Equality Act to include LGBT community

The NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) has thrown its support behind a proposed US law that would extend anti-discriminatory protections,...

Kenya appeals a ruling banning LGBT group from registration

The Kenya Court of Appeal has rejected a bid to block the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission from registering as a non-governmental...

Gay politician Robert Biedron calls out Poland for poor LGBT record

Openly gay politician Robert Biedron is demanding the government of his native country to reconsider its out-of-dated views on LGBT rights in general and...

Mary Poppins director says he wants to mention gay rights in...

In an interview with The Advocate, the filmmaker Rob Marshall, who is gay, was asked whether he considered it possible to mention the rainbow...

LGBT activists in Botswana fight for gay sex being legalized

The human rights campaigners in the African country presented arguments in favor of the decriminalization of gay sex in front of the High Court...

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