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Russian LGBT arts festival held despite opposition by police, protestors

In defiance of Russian law, the rights group Coming Out St Petersburg held an LGBT arts festival—and kept it open for ten days.

Research suggests sexually active gay men would benefit from HPV vaccine

A study by Trinity College Dublin’s School of Medicine in Ireland has shown that contrary to previous findings, the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine would be beneficial to sexually active gay men, providing protection against strains of the virus known to cause cancer.

An Aaliyah biopic will air on Lifetime this November

In November, Lifetime will premiere a two hour original movie about Aaliyah's life. Based on the bestseller “Aaliyah: More Than a Woman," the biopic chronicles the extraordinary talent and tragic death of the R&B icon.

September is National Honey Month. Here's why that matters to you and the future of humankind.

It's National Honey month, and even if you don't like nature's golden nectar, a staggering array of products depend on the health and livelihood of honey bees.

Poignant photobook shows everyday moments from the lives of two trans girls

Photographer Willeke Duijvekam documents the lives of two trans girls over the course of six years. The result is an intimate portrayal of adolescent identity.

England's southeast is a hotbed of homophobia

A new poll finds that some Britons would welcome a return to harsh sodomy laws and more aggressive crackdowns on LGBT rights.

Italian court overturns order to recognize one couple’s same-sex marriage

A court in Italy has overturned on a technicality the order to recognize one couple’s same-sex marriage.

Givenchy plays it safe at Paris Fashion Week

During a season when most designers tried to think outside the box and make bold statements, Givenchy opted for the status quo.

South African LGBT youth activists celebrate diversity in Heritage Day

On September 26, youth in Johannesburg, South Africa celebrated Heritage Day—as well as local LGBT activists’ support for diversity.

HIV medicine may be the key to stopping Ebola

HIV and Ebola replicate similar ways. Knowing this, a doctor in rural Liberia gave his patients an HIV medication. The results were astonishing.

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