Transgender woman first to win office in Cuba
A woman elected as a local government delegate has become the first known transgender person to hold public office in Cuba.
Parental rights to be extended for LGBT families in the Netherlands The government in the Netherlands is looking to change the law to take into account its 25,000 LGBT families, and issues faced by stepparents or sperm donors.
Russian antigay law was “about pedophilia”
A press spokesperson for the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dimitry Kozak has said his recent comments calling for a national law similar to the one being proposed in St.
Australia’s Mardi Gras re-brand draws ire
Some of Mardi Gras’ biggest long-time supporters are incensed that Sydney Mardi Gras’ new name and look doesn’t include the words “gay” or “lesbian.
Australian PM to allow vote on gay marriage
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has confirmed she will allow Labor MPs a free vote on gay marriage, but it is not believed the bill will succeed.
Pride parade draws 30,000 in Taipei
With music, self-made signs and creative costumes, an estimated 30,000 people from across Taiwan and several other countries marched through the streets of Taipei Oct.