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Summer 2017 Bucket List: WorldPride in Madrid

Summer 2017 Bucket List: WorldPride in Madrid

By Kelsy Chauvin | Apr 24
The convergence of all things queer in Europe descends on Madrid this summer. Taking place over the traditional Pride week in late June, both WorldPride and EuroPride meet Madrid Pride for a veritable rainbow explosion.

LGBT Activists Stage Memorial for Murdered and Tortured Chechens at NYC's Russian Consulate

LGBT Activists Stage Memorial for Murdered and Tortured Chechens at NYC's Russian Consulate

Apr 24
Over the weekend, Russian-speaking LGBT activists and their allies protested and staged a memorial for the LGBT people tortured and murdered over the past month in Chechnya as part of anti-gay persecutions there.

Russian Foreign Minister: No Proof of Persecution of Gay Men

Russian Foreign Minister: No Proof of Persecution of Gay Men

Apr 24
Moscow wants to protect human rights but has no reason to believe reports about the persecution of gay men in Chechnya, Russian officials said on Monday.

Pollsters Project Macron vs. Le Pen in French Runoff

Pollsters Project Macron vs. Le Pen in French Runoff

By John Leiceser And Lori Hinnant | Apr 23
Pollsters projected that pro-Europe centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marine Le Pen both advanced Sunday from the first round of voting in France's presidential election.

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

Icelandic Language at Risk; Robots, Computers Can't Grasp It

By Egill Bjarnason | Apr 23
Linguistics experts, studying the future of a language spoken by fewer than 400,000 people in an increasingly globalized world, wonder if this is the beginning of the end for the Icelandic tongue.

Gay Attorney, Trans Friend Told to Leave Paris Eatery

Gay Attorney, Trans Friend Told to Leave Paris Eatery

By David-Elijah Nahmod | Apr 22
For attorney David Waggoner, a former co-president of the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club, last weekend was going to be fun and relaxing with his close friend, Aimar Sahae. Then, the pair say, things went wrong.

March for Science Events to Take Place Around the Globe

March for Science Events to Take Place Around the Globe

Apr 22
Thousands of people are expected to attend March for Science events around the world to promote the understanding of science and defend it from various attacks, including U.S. government budget cuts.

SF Protest Targets Chechnya

SF Protest Targets Chechnya

By David Nahmod | Apr 22
A group of about 50 LGBT activists gathered outside the Russian Consulate in San Francisco Tuesday, demanding that the Chechen Republic end its abuse of gay people there.

Watch: Adorable Uber Ad Retells True Story of Gay Crush

Watch: Adorable Uber Ad Retells True Story of Gay Crush

Apr 21
A new Uber commercial that debuted in the Philippines this week retells a true story about a gay man who finds himself sharing a ride with a crush.

53 Arrested in Nigeria for Celebrating Gay Wedding: Police

53 Arrested in Nigeria for Celebrating Gay Wedding: Police

Apr 21
Nigerian police say they have arrested 53 young men who celebrated a gay wedding and charged them with "belonging to a gang of unlawful society."

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