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Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014

Meet the first man to come out as gay on Nigerian television

“It’s like a fairy tale, a badly written Disney fairy tale, this Nigeria rising thing.“

By Adam Taylor  |  03:02 PM ET, 04/15/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Africa, Gay Rights, LGBT, Nigeria

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 02/27/2012

Russia ‘gay propaganda’ proposal to be protested Tuesday

Demonstrations and flash mobs are planned outside Russian embassies in New York and around the world.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  04:32 PM ET, 02/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Russia, gay rights, gay propaganda law

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 02/23/2012

Did Indian officials just denounce homosexuality?

Activists say an official’s confusing statement shows the government is not fully behind gay rights.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:47 AM ET, 02/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, India, gay sex ban, homosexuality

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 02/14/2012

A very gay (marriage) Valentine’s Day

Supporters of gay marriage had a very good day Tuesday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:33 PM ET, 02/14/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Australia, Italy, Valentine's Day, gay marriage

Posted at 06:36 PM ET, 02/06/2012

Atlanta hate crime caught on videotape

A hate crime caught on camera worries LGBT communities.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:36 PM ET, 02/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Atlanta, hate crimes, gay bullying

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 12/01/2011

Zach Wahls, Iowa student with two moms, discusses life post-viral success (Video)

After a speech in front of the Iowa senate, Zach Wahls hit Internet fame.

By Melissa Bell  |  10:27 AM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Zach Wahls, Iowa, Gay Marriage

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Utah underwear run held to protest laws that are ‘uptight’ (photos, video)

Thousands ran through Salt Lake City in their underwear Saturday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  11:26 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, Utah, underwear run, multimedia, gay marriage, Mormon

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 09/20/2011

DADT means ‘undesirable’ discharge rescinded for one man — What about the rest?

Because of don’t ask don’t tell’s repeal, the Navy has chosen to change one man’s discharge from “undesirable” to “honorable.”

By Elizabeth Flock  |  03:36 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, DADT, navy, gay

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Don’t ask don’t tell: Marriages, coming out mark the occasion (video)

After years of debate, the military can no longer prevent gays from serving openly in its ranks as of this morning at 12:01 a.m. EDT.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  National, DADT, army, military, gay