In Ivory Coast, being gay isn’t against the law. But it's also not really allowed. At the Carnival in Bounoua, the men's costumes can't be flamboyant enough. It's a vehicle for otherwise stigmatized sexual minorities in the country.
Turkish activists are sounding the alarm about inhumane conditions for those locked up "for political reasons." Reports of solitary confinement, physical and emotional abuse, and denial of medical services are common.
More than a million people were in Cologne for one of Europe's largest pride parades. With homophobic attacks on the rise in Germany, organizers made it clear that this year's event is pushing for political change.
As Pride season kicks off, the economic benefit of LGBTI acceptance for countries and companies seems to be more evident than ever. Yet is it only about rainbow money?
When Paragraph 175 of the German Penal Code was abolished 25 years ago, homosexuality ceased to be separately regulated. DW takes a look back at a history of persecution in West and East Germany.
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