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Trudeau: US abortion ruling could mean loss of other rights

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Saturday that the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a constitutional right to abortion could lead to the loss of other rights and ind...

Taiwan LGBT Pride parade to be held virtually on Oct. 30

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s LBGT Pride Parade, the largest in Asia, will be held online for the first time on Oct. 30, during which participants can “walk” a virtual route,...

South Africa's Desmond Tutu turns 90 amid new racist slur

CAPE TOWN, South Africa (AP) — As South Africa's anti-apartheid icon Archbishop Desmond Tutu turns 90, recent racist graffiti on a portrait of the Nobel winner highlights the continuing relevance of h...

The Latest: Sweden scores late to beat Poland at Euro 2020

The Latest on soccer’s European Championship: ___ Two goals from Robert Lewandowski couldn’t stop Poland from exiting the European Championship. V...

In US, Pride Month festivities muted by political setbacks

It’s Pride Month, and gay Americans should have a lot to celebrate: A new president who has pledged to advocate for LGBTQ people, an easing of a pandemic that has disrupted their communal activism, an...

Taiwan LGBT movie to premiere at Cannes Film Festival

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese LGBT drama “MONEYBOYS” will premiere at the Cannes Film Festival in July. On Thursday (June 3), the movie made it onto the list of the festival...

Review: 'Ma Rainey' is Boseman's final, perhaps finest gift

Chadwick Boseman surges onto the screen as fast-talking trumpeter Levee in “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom” like a man on an electrified tightrope -- balancing precariously between hope and cynicism, humor ...

South Africa's Archbishop Tutu and wife unhurt by housefire

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South African anti-apartheid veteran and Nobel laureate Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and his wife Leah have escaped unharmed from a fire in their cottage at ...

Faith-based shelter fights to keep out transgender women

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A conservative Christian law firm that has pushed religious issues in multiple states will urge a U.S. judge on Friday to block Alaska's largest city from requiring a faith-ba...

Transgender Hollywood seeks recognition, and not just roles

NEW YORK (AP) — When actress Scarlett Johansson reversed course recently and canceled plans to play a transgender man in the film "Rub & Tug," transgender actors like Scott Turner Schofield were g...

Nationals' Turner apologizes to team for insensitive tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals shortstop Trea Turner apologized to his teammates on Tuesday for homophobic and racially insensitive tweets he sent several years ago. An emotional Turner...

The Latest: Counter-rally against gay rights held in Romania

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — The Latest on LGBT pride events in Europe (all times local): 3:30 p.m. Romanians who consider homosexuality to be a threat to society have ral...

Pride parades and rainbow art defy conservative Polish times

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Members of Poland's LBGT community celebrated a rainbow made of water and light in a downtown Warsaw square overnight as they geared up for the country's largest pride parade. ...

Column: Let's hope gay Olympians spark even greater change

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — They are the stars of the Winter Games, and not for what they've done on the ice and slopes. Gay athletes have made their presence felt like never befor...

Cumming: important to portray gay character in time of Trump

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Actor Alan Cumming, who is portraying what is believed to be the first gay lead character in a broadcast network drama, said Saturday that it's particularly important that the ...