A woman looking to throw a bachelorette party at Nectar Nightclub got a salty reply when she admitted she was worried about catching HIV at a gay bar
The India homosexuality ban was initially repealed in 2009, but reinstated by the Supreme Court four years later.
Silicon valley billionaire and Tesla founder Elon Musk recently called a heroic rescue worker “a pedo” and donated nearly $40,000 to Republicans
This despite it being said Indonesian caning displays would start to occur privately to avoid unflattering viral videos that might turn off investors
Blair Wilson was walking home when a man called him by a slur and attacked him — but Wilson’s post-gay bashing selfie went viral giving him the last laugh
Police tried to stop the 2018 Pride Parade in Istanbul, but to focus on that ignores all the positive news for LGBTQ+ people in Turkey
The Hidden Flag campaign brought six activists from six different countries to the World Cup in protest of Russia and Chechnya’s persecution of LGBT people
A small group of TERFs blocked the London Pride parade yesterday and were allowed to lead the march, even though Pride wouldn’t exist without trans women
The largest LGBTQ organization in the United Kingdom, Stonewall, isn’t supporting London Pride this year and here is why
Pro-gay Christians held up signs reading ‘I’m Sorry’ at a Pride event this last weekend in the Philippines, but is it a meaningful step towards healing?
He made history in his first speech, emphasizing that he will represent everyone, including the country’s LGBTs
Indonesian HIV rates are at an all-time high for the gay community, a direct result of the country’s ongoing crackdown on LGBTQ rights
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.