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The International LGBTQ+ Travel Association, also known as IGLTA, has been providing free travel resources and information on LGBTQ-welcoming tourism around the world since 1983. The organization’s mission is to promote LGBTQ safety and expand queer tourism globally. Just recently the group published the IGLTA Guide to Global Marriage Equality &[…]
In 1971, Jack Baker and Mike McConnell became the first gay couple to be married—long before marriage equality became legal
This is the anniversary that the seminal case Loving v. Virginia was argued; that case legalized interracial marriage and led to same-sex marriage.
On Monday, April 5, 2021, Vladimir Putin formally banned same-sex marriage in Russia by signing a constitutional amendment. It has been reported that nearly 78% of Russians voted on the marriage equality ban. This troubling news can be traced back to the summer of 2020, when the country voted on[…]