International News

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.

Protest in Paris against France’s gay-marriage law

Tens of thousands protested France’s new gay-marriage law in central Paris May 26.

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.

Italy’s PM: Gay marriage up to Parliament

Italian Premier Mario Monti, who is being backed by the Vatican in his bid for re-election, says gay-rights issues, including gay marriage, should be decided by Parliament, not his government, if he wins.

Uganda’s antigay bill advances

Uganda’s infamous Anti-Homosexuality Bill was approved by a parliamentary committee Nov.

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.

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