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Australian Foreign Minister and country's first openly gay female parliamentarian Penny Wong marries longtime partner Sophie Allouache

Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong, who is the country's first openly gay female parliamentarian, on Sunday (March 17, 2024) announced she has married her partner Sophie Allouache.

South Korea: Court upholds ban on same-sex relationship in military

A South Korean court has upheld a ban on same-sex relationships in the country's military, media reports said.

Canada issues advisory for LGBTQ residents who are planning US visit

The Canadian government has issued a warning to its LGBTQ citizens who are planning to visit the USA, citing new laws in several states.

Poland: Thousands march for LGBT rights

Warsaw:  Tens of thousands of people marched in Warsaw's Pride parade to demand equality for LGBT people ahead of Polish elections, media reports said.

Survey finds about 9 percent of adults in 30 countries identify themselves as LGBTQ

About 9 percent of adults in 30 countries identify themselves as LGBT+, as per a survey conducted by Ipsos.

Ugandan Parliament passes bill which criminalizes identifying as LGBTQ

Kampala: The Ugandan Parliament has passed a bill that would criminalise people who identify themselves as LGBTQ+, among other things, media reports said.

American journalist, who was briefly detained earlier for wearing Rainbow t-shirt, dies while covering World Cup in Qatar

American journalist Grant Wahl, who was detained in Qatar for wearing a rainbow shirt in support of the LGBTQ community, has died while covering a match of the showpiece tournament, his brother confirmed.

Life is hard for LGBTQ community in Pakistan amid COVID-19 pandemic

The life of a person belonging to the LGBTQ community is becoming difficult in Pakistan amid COVID-19 pandemic spread in the Islamic country.

Ex-VP at Goldman Sachs says he faced bias for being gay, was fired for complaining

New York, June 5 (IBNS) A former vice president has sued the Goldman Sachs Group alleging the bank discriminated against him for being gay and fired him after he complained about it.

Taiwan creates history by legalising same-sex marriage

Taipei, May 17 (IBNS): After voting on Friday, Taiwan Parliament has legalised same-sex marriage in the nation. It is the first Asian nation's parliament to make such a move.

The Netherlands issues its first gender neutral passport

Amsterdam, Oct 27 (IBNS): Last week, The Netherlands created history after issuing its first ever gender neutral passport.

LGBTQ comic hero Batwoman to get telly series in USA

New York, July 18 (IBNS): US network The CW will air a TV adaptation of Batwoman, a lesbian comic super hero, who hails from the fictional city of Gotham.

Trump slams restaurant which asked Sarah Sanders to leave

Washington, June 26 (IBNS): US President Donald Trump on Monday attacked the restaurant which recently asked White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders to leave because she worked and spoke for him.

Australia: Same sex marriage vote could hit a bump. Here's why:

Sydney, Sep 5 (IBNS): Come Sep 12, Australians will take part in a vote to decide whether to legalise same sex marriages or not, but that could all come to an abrupt end.

Toronto campaigns to raise awareness about transgender and non-binary coloured people

Toronto, June 21 (IBNS): The City of Toronto (comprising Toronto and its adjoining cities) has launched a public awareness campaign about transgender and non-binary coloured people, recently, in collaboration with the Black Coalition for AIDS Prevention (Black CAP), according to media reports.