Bulgarians march for rights
Several-hundred people walked peacefully through Central Sofia in Bulgaria Sept.
Archbishop of Mumbai says being gay ‘not a sin’
In a recent letter to LGBT activist groups in India, the Archbishop of Mumbai has said he would advise priests to be more sensitive while referring to gay people in public sermons, adding that “to say those with other sexual orientations are sinners is wrong.
Sao Paulo’s Pride parade draws more than a million
More than a million people took to Sao Paulo’s streets June 2 for a massive gay Pride parade, aiming to end discrimination and support same-sex-marriage rights in Brazil.
Clashes at French anti-gay marriage protest
Paris riot police fought back crowds who pushed their way onto Paris’ landmark Champs-Élysées Avenue as part of a huge protest against a draft law allowing same-sex couples to marry and adopt children.
Australia to keep religious ‘freedom’ protections
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard has reportedly given her word to religious groups that they will have the “freedom” under a new rights bill to discriminate against gay people and other people deemed sinners.