Taiwan's same-sex parents: 'We're like any other family'

Taiwan's same-sex parents: 'We're like any other family'


A gay couple with twins in Taiwan explains why they hope they will eventually be allowed to marry.

From the Door of a Gay Bar, You See the Scope of Life—and Death

From the Door of a Gay Bar, You See the Scope of Life—and Death


I see a lot working the door at gay bars in Los Angeles. Twice, patrons taught me what it really means to have a community.

Icelandair's New Ad Is The

Icelandair's New Ad Is The "Gayest" I've Seen From An Airline


Check out Icelandair's new commercial targeted at LGBT travelers, which is one of the bolder ads we've seen from an airline.

Court Ruling Could Make Taiwan First Place in Asia to Legalize Gay Marriage

Court Ruling Could Make Taiwan First Place in Asia to Legalize Gay Marriage


If the island’s legislature doesn’t act in the next two years, same-sex couples can register their marriages with the authorities, the constitutional court said.

Victory for LGBT in Taiwan as top court rules in favour of gay marriage

Victory for LGBT in Taiwan as top court rules in favour of gay marriage


TAIWAN’s constitutional court on Wednesday ruled in favour of same-sex unions in a landmark decision that paves the way for the island nation to become the first in Asia to legalise gay marriage.

“It was Sophia in the kitchen with the cheesecake!” The Golden Girls-themed edition of Clue is here

“It was Sophia in the kitchen with the cheesecake!” The Golden Girls-themed edition of Clue is here


Mrs. White, kindly collect the flames on the side of your face and breathless, heaving breaths and take a hike. The Golden Girls edition of Clue is coming, and it’s the only board game we’ll ever need from here on out. A decidedly lighter riff than the original bloody murder mystery, this version finds the player …

Pennsylvania Awards Contract to Conduct First-Ever Disparity Study on Small Diverse Businesses in State Government Contracting

Pennsylvania Awards Contract to Conduct First-Ever Disparity Study on Small Diverse Businesses in State Government Contracting


Pennsylvania Department of General Services Deputy Secretary for Diversity, Inclusion and Small Business Opportunities Kerry L. Kirkland today announced that BBC Research & Consulting (Browne, Bortz & Coddington) of Denver, CO has been awarded the contract to conduct Pennsylvania's first-ever comprehensive disparity study on small diverse businesses in state government contracting. 

Gay couple claims Southwest Airlines discriminated against them

Gay couple claims Southwest Airlines discriminated against them


A gay couple traveling on Southwest Airlines over the weekend said they were discriminated against after they were denied the family pre-boarding option by a Southwest employee at Buffalo Niagara International Airport, WGRZ-TV reported.

Texas Senate Advances Bill Allowing Adoption Agencies to Discriminate Against LGBT Parents

Texas Senate Advances Bill Allowing Adoption Agencies to Discriminate Against LGBT Parents


In the midst of what the Governor has called a foster care "crisis" in Texas, state Senators voted to tentatively approve a bill t

Beirut Pride week goes ahead despite Islamist threats

Beirut Pride week goes ahead despite Islamist threats


Threats from Islamist groups failed to derail the Arab world’s first LGBT Pride week, which ended in Beirut on Sunday.

Reaching For The Sky: Pilot & Author Mark Vanhoenacker

Reaching For The Sky: Pilot & Author Mark Vanhoenacker


Take to the skies with pilot and author, Mark Vanhoenacker, as he shares the romance, challenges and excitement of commanding a plane.

Indonesia police arrest dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna

Indonesia police arrest dozens in raid on Jakarta gay sauna


Indonesian police detained dozens of men including several foreigners in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital, another sign of growing hostilit

After Fleeing Bias at Home, Gay Russians Say It Persists in Brooklyn

After Fleeing Bias at Home, Gay Russians Say It Persists in Brooklyn


On Saturday, about 200 people rallied in Brighton Beach to protest discrimination in what was described as the country’s first Russian-speaking march for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

A Deliberate Attempt To Silence The LGBT Community In Bangladesh

A Deliberate Attempt To Silence The LGBT Community In Bangladesh


Activists are at a juncture where they feel threatened for their lives.

Join Studio40 Live for Sac Pride 2017!

Join Studio40 Live for Sac Pride 2017!


FOX40's lifestyle show, Studio40 Live, is honored to be the exclusive television media partner for the 2017 Sac Pride Parade on June 3! Sacramento Pride is an LGBT celebration that promotes acceptance and pride with a parade followed by an outdoor party in the Capital Mall.

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RAHM: The world’s first LGBTI leadership contest

We are pleased to announce Uhlala have partnered with Google to organise RAHM, the world’s first LGBTI contest. The one day contest is scheduled to take place on Friday 21st of July 2017 from 9am – 10pm at the Google headquarters in Berlin.  During the event, 100 handpicked LGBTI leadership talents will complete group based challenges to decide a winner through a crowd ranking process. The event includes extensive networking opportunities with top executives and leadership talks. Leadership candidates have until June 19th to apply for the RAHM contest, located at Unter den Linden 14, 10117 Berlin. www.rahm.ceo  

Why an LGBTI Leadership contest
There is a distinct lack of  LGBT role models in the workplace, so much so

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NGLCC Global 5th LGBT Summit of the Americas – Hosted by CGLCC

An event for businesses looking to expand domestic and global opportunities.

In collaboration with the US-based National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (NGLCC), the Summit will expand business opportunities by facilitating meetings with corporate partners and other diverse-owned enterprises, while providing growth opportunities through building strong domestic and global networks.

It will provide practical information and skills to assist participants in developing and growing their businesses within Canada or beyond. It will also provide participants with a greater awareness of the importance of the fast-emerging international LGBT business network in the Americas, and beyond, along with its potential for national and international business partnerships.

This three-day event includes keynote speakers and panel discussions which will provide participants with the

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International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association Buyer Survey Names Israel and Cuba as Top Emerging LGBTQ Destinations

The survey, conducted by Penn State, predicts continued growth for LGBTQ tourism market through 2025

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association opened its 34th Annual Global Convention today with a look at future trends in LGBTQ tourism, the results of a study conducted in collaboration with Penn State’s School of Hospitality Management and the IGLTA Foundation. The data was gathered from travel agents/tour operators within IGLTA’s global membership who actively book LGBTQ travel.

Key findings include:

  • IGLTA buyers are bullish on LGBTQ travel with 89% expecting it to grow through 2020; 85% see growth through 2025
  • Top emerging LGBTQ travel products/places: Israel and Cuba
  • Biggest worry this year: “lack of expertise/understanding about the segment”
  • Five-year trend to watch