Ulli Köppe asked Chancellor Merkel at a panel discussion when he'd be able to marry his boyfriend. Less than a week later, after the vote that legalized gay marriage, he has his answer and tells DW what it all feels like.
Peter Tatchell was arrested by police after unfurling a poster critical of Vladimir Putin. The incident highlights Russia's approach to criticism of the president as well as the state of gay rights in the country.
German President Steinmeier has apologized for the mistreatment of gays in the first decades of the German Federal Republic. He said the injustices committed by the Nazis should have ended with their rule.
India's film certification body has delayed the screening of coming-of-age film Love, Simon, according to reports. The decision has disappointed many in a country where homosexuality continues to be criminalized.
David Buckel's body was found in a New York City park with an apparent suicide note in a nearby shopping cart. The legal activist was well-known for campaigning relentlessly for the rights of LGBT people in the US.
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