Lesbian PM Ana Brnabic is putting LGBTQ rights on the back burner in Serbia, advocates complain.
An upcoming Romania gay marriage vote may set back the country’s LGBTQ rights back a few decades as so-called Christians vote to ban marriage equality
In a recent interview, Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel voiced support for Cuban marriage equality. Famed legislator Mariela Castro Espin supports it too
The French government has a history of policing baby names.
Benjamin and Brian Page reached out to us at Hornet about a horrible situation they’re currently dealing with in the U.K. When they became a married couple in New York City in 2014, they had no idea that less than five years later they’d be fighting to stay together for […]
The 17-year-old was found with instructions on making a highly unstable explosive primarily used by suicide bombers.
A new Singapore petition is urging the government to repeal Section 377a of the penal code, the law that criminalizes homosexuality; but will it work?
Openly gay German singer Daniel Küblböck may have jumped ship from a cruise line this weekend, as the cruise realized he was missing on Sunday morning
This weekend at an anti-Nazi concert in Germany, the crowd got to see two straight guys kissing onstage in a display of solidarity
“Criminalizing carnal intercourse is irrational, arbitrary and manifestly unconstitutional.”
A gay Iraqi asylum seeker was rejected by Austrian authorities because they didn’t think he was authentically gay because he acted ‘too girlish.’
A man named Ben Gittany has been sentenced for defacing a George Michael mural last year, a short while after the openly gay pop singer had died
The world is changing fast. Which is exactly why it’s important to stay up-to-date with LGBT world news from all around the globe. Everything from international politics to popular culture seems like it’s spiraling out of control. The Internet and social media have radically altered the way we communicate and react to the rest of the world. Societies are dividing themselves into bubbles and tribes, forcing people to choose sides on nearly every issue. Politics are heating up at lightning speed. The election of Donald Trump here in the U.S. has turned the political game on its head. All the while, Europe is facing its own wave of populism amid rampant terrorist attacks and a changing global economy. And we haven’t even mentioned all of the chaos in the Middle East and in countries like Venezuela and North Korea.
Phew. It’s certainly an exciting time to be alive. Yet all of this unpredictability and uncertainty has led to a spike in anxiety and hostility. Hateful memes and cyberbullying are dominating the conversations online, painting a bleak portrait of the world. Despite everything that’s happening overseas and at home, holding onto some sense of normalcy and optimism is key. If you’re feeling stressed out or overwhelmed with today’s headlines, take a breather and remember that everything’s going to be all right.
With so many pressing issues, LGBTQ rights can easily get lost in the shuffle as societies all over the world grapple with new challenges.
The world has come a long way over the course of the 21st Century when it comes to LGBTQ rights. Gay marriage is now legal throughout the U.S. and most of Europe. World leaders are increasingly reaching out to the gay community, condemning bigotry and discrimination against homosexuals. You can find all of the latest LGBTQ-themed world news right here at Hornet. From the persecution of gay men in Chechnya to some countries’ backward stance on homosexuality, find out how the LGBT world news and rights are evolving or devolving around the world.