There are only around 20 countries worldwide that allow gay couples to get married legally. While most of them are in Europe, Germany isn't one of them. But that might change soon.
In the US, thousands of young homosexuals find themselves stuck in conversion therapy aimed at "curing" them of being gay. Mathew Shurka survived the treatment but spent years trying to shake thoughts of suicide.
In a landmark verdict, Hong Kong's top court has granted a spousal visa to a lesbian woman. This comes despite the fact that the Chinese territory currently does not recognize gay marriage or same-sex civil unions.
Persecuted under Pinochet, educated in East Germany, and the first female president of Chile — Bachelet has led a remarkable path to the UN. Her mandate as the body's Human Rights Commissioner began Saturday.
Germany is seen as a progressive and safe country for LGBTQ+ people, but a new social media trend is exposing the daily struggle of many. One user recalls being threatened with the specter of Nazi death camps.
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