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Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

Tom Daley 'Furious' Over FINA's Transgender Women Ban in Elite Swimming

SPORTS | By Emell Adolphus | Jun 27, 2022

Speaking at the British LGBT Awards on Friday, Tom Daley slammed FINA's decision to restrict the participation of transgender athletes in elite women's competitions.

Norway: Suspect in Deadly Pride Shooting Agrees to Custody

Norway: Suspect in Deadly Pride Shooting Agrees to Custody

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 27, 2022

The suspect in Saturday's mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Oslo has agreed to be held in pretrial custody for four weeks and will therefore not appear in court on Monday, a Norwegian court said.

Poland's Leader Rejects West Views on Transgender Issues

Poland's Leader Rejects West Views on Transgender Issues

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 27, 2022

Poland's conservative ruling party leader pushed back Sunday against what he described as Western views on LGBTQ rights.

Spanish Government Approves New Bill on Transgender Rights

Spanish Government Approves New Bill on Transgender Rights

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 27, 2022

Spain's Cabinet approved on Monday a new draft of a LGBTQ rights bill that if backed by parliament will allow people as young as 16 to change their gender freely, and those as young as 12 to do so with a judge's authorization.

With Upcoming Pride Night, Soccer's Chicago Fire Fosters Inclusion

With Upcoming Pride Night, Soccer's Chicago Fire Fosters Inclusion

SPONSORED CONTENT | Jun 27, 2022

With a Pride Night game this week, the soccer franchise Chicago Fire moves forward with its commitment to inclusion and diversity. Current Vice President of Equity, Alumni Relations, and Engagement Evan Whitfield addresses these initiatives.

Detained LGBTQ Activists in Istanbul Pride Being Released

Detained LGBTQ Activists in Istanbul Pride Being Released

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 27, 2022

Istanbul's LGBTQ Pride organizers say more than 360 people were detained by police Sunday following a ban on all Pride events.

Out U.S. Basketball Star Brittney Griner Due in Russian Court

Out U.S. Basketball Star Brittney Griner Due in Russian Court

SPORTS | By Jim Heintz | Jun 27, 2022

More than four months after she was arrested at a Moscow airport for cannabis possession, American basketball star Brittney Griner is to appear in court Monday for a preliminary hearing ahead of her trial.

Norway: Suspect in Pride Month Attack Won't Talk to Police

Norway: Suspect in Pride Month Attack Won't Talk to Police

CRIME | By Kostya Manenkov | Jun 27, 2022

The suspect in a mass shooting during an LGBTQ festival in Norway has refused to explain his actions to investigators and will remain in pretrial custody for the next four weeks.

Arrests in Istanbul as LGBTQ Marchers Try to Defy Pride Ban

Arrests in Istanbul as LGBTQ Marchers Try to Defy Pride Ban

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 27, 2022

Dozens of people were detained in central Istanbul after city authorities banned an LGBTQ Pride march, organizers said Sunday.

Watch: X-Rated Gay Film Shot at Acropolis Leads to Advanced Security Measures

Watch: X-Rated Gay Film Shot at Acropolis Leads to Advanced Security Measures

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 26, 2022

Last December there was outrage in Greece when it was learned that a gay sex scene was filmed at the iconic Acropolis. Security measures were then put into place to ensure it doesn't happen again.

Did Joe Biden Help Set the Stage for the Roe v Wade Decision?

Did Joe Biden Help Set the Stage for the Roe v Wade Decision?

NATIONAL | Jun 26, 2022

Clarence Thomas's hearings to become a Supreme Court justice were presided over by now-President Joe Biden, who chose not to pursue allegations by Anita Hill against the nominee.

Pride Parades March on with New Urgency

Pride Parades March on with New Urgency

PRIDE | By Bobby Caina Calvan | Jun 26, 2022

Parades celebrating LGBTQ pride kick off in some of America's biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism.

Norway Mourns Victims of Oslo Pride Event Shooting with Memorial Service

Norway Mourns Victims of Oslo Pride Event Shooting with Memorial Service

INTERNATIONAL | Jun 26, 2022

Norway's prime minister and members of the royal family joined mourners at a memorial service in Oslo Cathedral Sunday for the victims of a shooting in the capital's nightlife district.

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

WHO Panel: Monkeypox Not a Global Emergency 'at this Stage'

INTERNATIONAL | By Maria Cheng | Jun 25, 2022

The World Health Organization said the escalating monkeypox outbreak in more than 50 countries should be closely monitored but does not warrant being declared a global health emergency.

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

Former Brazil Player Richarlyson Says he is Bisexual

SPORTS | By Mauricio Savarese | Jun 25, 2022

Former Brazil and Sao Paulo midfielder Richarlyson said in a podcast on Friday that he is bisexual, a rare revelation in a country where macho culture in soccer is rife.

Mass Same-Sex Wedding in Mexico Challenges Discrimination

Mass Same-Sex Wedding in Mexico Challenges Discrimination

INTERNATIONAL | By Fabiola Sánchez | Jun 25, 2022

Mexico, Brazil and Argentina top Latin America in the number of same-sex marriages.

With War, Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes a Peace March in Warsaw

With War, Kyiv Pride Parade Becomes a Peace March in Warsaw

INTERNATIONAL | By Vanessa Gera | Jun 25, 2022

Ukraine's largest LGBTQ rights event, KyivPride, went ahead Saturday, although not on its native streets or as a celebration.

Trudeau: US Abortion Ruling Could Mean Loss of Other Rights

Trudeau: US Abortion Ruling Could Mean Loss of Other Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Rob Gillies | Jun 25, 2022

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn a constitutional right to abortion could lead to the loss of other rights and indicated his country would continue to allow Americans to get abortions in Canada.

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

Mitt Romney Republican' Is Now A Potent GOP Primary Attack

POLITICS | By Sam Metz | Jun 25, 2022

Mitt Romney isn't up for reelection this year. But Trump-aligned Republicans hostile toward the Utah senator have made his name a recurring theme in this year's primaries, using him as a foil and derisively branding their rivals "Mitt Romney Republicans."

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

Abortion Ruling Thrusts Companies Into Divisive Arena

NATIONAL | By Anne D'Innocenzio and Haleluya Hadero | Jun 25, 2022

The Supreme Court's decision to end the nation's constitutional protections for abortion has catapulted businesses of all types into the most divisive corner of politics.

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