Gay couple facing marriage obstacles despite passage of historic bill

The historic passage of a same-sex marriage bill in Taiwan last Friday was a moment of euphoria for the tens of thousands of marriage equality supporters gathered outside the Legislature, but for Guzi...

Kenya court to rule if gay relations are criminal acts

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — On the eve of what could be a landmark ruling in Kenya on whether same-sex relations are crimes, gay rights activist and gospel singer Joji Baro says he is has no intention of re...

Disappearance of gay-themed airline ad causes uproar in Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Just days after Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage, a furor erupted in Hong Kong about an apparent ban on a gay-themed image in a massiv...

Independent Cuban think tank says closing under pressure

HAVANA (AP) — One of Cuba's only independent think tanks said Monday that it is closing because of pressure from what it described as powerful institutions on and off the communist island, though it g...

Taiwan holds first joint wedding for gay and straight couples

Taiwan's first joint wedding ceremony for gay and heterosexual couples took place in Taipei Saturday (May 18), one day after same-sex marriage was made legal in the nation. Taiwan made history ...

The Latest: House passes sweeping bill to expand gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a House bill to extend civil rights protections to LGBT people (all times local): 12:15 p.m. Democrats in the House have approved a ...

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday voted 66-27 in favor of a law permitting "exclusive permanent unions" for same-sex couples and to allow them to apply for a "marriage registration" wi...

Taiwan parliament approves gay marriage bill

Lawmakers in Taiwan on Friday voted in favor of a law permitting "exclusive permanent unions" for same-sex couples and to allow them to apply for a "marriage registration" with gov...

House set to approve sweeping bill to expand gay rights

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats in the House are poised to approve sweeping anti-discrimination legislation that would extend civil rights protections to LGBT people by prohibiting discrimination based on...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. Poor residen...

Taiwan set to legalize gay marriage despite legislative hurdles

TAIPEI (DW) -- Over 1,500 pro-marriage equality supporters gathered outside Taiwan's legislature earlier this week as lawmakers tried to smooth out differences among three competing draft bills on...

Who's running for president? Meet the Democratic candidates

Montana Gov. Steve Bullock's entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential contest on Tuesday widens the primary field to more than two dozen candidates. The sprawling Democratic field...

Review: Dustin Lance Black's memoir hooks readers quickly

"Mama's Boy: A Story from Our Americas" (Knopf), by Dustin Lance Black Dustin Lance Black's new memoir hooks readers right off the bat by describing the moment his beloved mother mig...

Cuban gay rights groups hold unauthorized march in Havana

HAVANA (AP) — Gay rights activists using social media organized an unauthorized march down eight blocks of one of Havana's main thoroughfares before they were stopped by police. The ...

Who's running for president? Meet the Democratic candidates

The 21 candidates who make up the sprawling 2020 Democratic presidential field range in age from 37 to 77 and include liberals and moderates; senators, governors and mayors; and an unprecedented numbe...