India celebrates second annual Pride
Two of India’s largest cities held Pride events Nov.
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.
German soccer captain warns against coming out
Philipp Lahm, a German soccer team captain recognized for his efforts to fight homophobia in sports, advises players not to come out because the consequences could be devastating, including suicide.
Argentina: nearly 3K gay marriages in first year
Some 2,697 same-sex couples have been married since the Argentine National Congress approved the marriage-equality law last July, making Argentina the first country in Latin America to achieve marriage equality.