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Thousands march in London for gay Pride milestone

Jul 09, 2017 - 12:38 AM

This year's Pride Parade also marks the 50th anniversary of the decriminalization of homosexuality in England and Wales

Thousands march in London for gay Pride milestone

Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay rights rally

Jul 01, 2017 - 11:13 PM

The Singaporean government has also banned overseas companies from providing sponsorship to this year's Pink Dot rally

Foreigners banned as Singapore holds gay rights rally

WATCH: 'What is love?' at Pride March 2017

Jul 01, 2017 - 12:55 PM

LGBTQ or heterosexual, those who were at the 2017 Pride March all agree that #LoveWins

WATCH: 'What is love?' at Pride March 2017

Rappler Talk: Naomi Fontanos on support for the LGBTQ+ community

Jun 27, 2017 - 3:07 PM

GANDA Filipinas' Naomi Fontanos calls for solidarity with members of the LGBTQ+ community and gay rights advocates

Rappler Talk: Naomi Fontanos on support for the LGBTQ+ community

Turkey police break up Gay Pride protest in Istanbul

Jun 26, 2017 - 12:35 AM

(UPDATED) It is the 3rd year in a row that the parade for LGBT rights has been banned by Turkish authorities

Turkey police break up Gay Pride protest in Istanbul

WATCH: 2017 Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2017 - 9:30 PM

Check out the highlights of this year's march to celebrate LGBTQ+ pride and diversity

WATCH: 2017 Metro Manila Pride March

Embracing 'DiBearSity' at the Metro Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:50 PM

'It's very important to be at ease and be comfortable with who you are. Be at peace with who you are and enjoy it,' says an advocate for LGBTQ+ inclusivity

Embracing 'DiBearSity' at the Metro Manila Pride March

Christian groups show support by marching with LGBTQ+

Jun 25, 2017 - 7:45 PM

Freedom in Christ Ministries apologizes on behalf of other churches that condemn the gay community

Christian groups show support by marching with LGBTQ+

Hontiveros: 'Duterte's macho politics failed LGBT hopes'

Jun 25, 2017 - 10:55 AM

'He paraded himself as an ally during the campaign season, promising same-sex marriage in the Philippines,' says Senator Risa Hontiveros

Hontiveros: 'Duterte's macho politics failed LGBT hopes'

IN PHOTOS: Why we're #HereTogether

Jun 25, 2017 - 8:30 AM

They came to protest, preach, and to celebrate diversity and unity

IN PHOTOS: Why we're #HereTogether

IN PHOTOS: #HereTogether at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride march

Jun 25, 2017 - 12:09 AM

While some see the march as an avenue where they can voice out their concerns, others see it as a safe space where they can express themselves without prejudice

IN PHOTOS: #HereTogether at the 2017 Metro Manila Pride march

#HereTogether: Thousands march for LGBTQ+ community

Jun 24, 2017 - 6:02 PM

Celebrating love and passion, the country hosts its biggest pride march of the year

#HereTogether: Thousands march for LGBTQ+ community

British gay woman launches rights appeal in Hong Kong

Jun 15, 2017 - 3:35 PM

The woman, known to the court only as QT, was refused a spousal visa because she is in a same-sex partnership

British gay woman launches rights appeal in Hong Kong

Indonesian police discover costumes, naked men in 'gay sex party' raid

May 22, 2017 - 5:19 PM

Officers arrested 141 men when they raided a building in Jakarta that houses a sauna and a gym, and halted the event they said was called 'The Wild One'.

Indonesian police discover costumes, naked men in 'gay sex party' raid

Hope in Taiwan ahead of landmark gay marriage ruling

May 22, 2017 - 1:17 PM

Taiwan is seen as one of the most progressive societies in the region when it comes to gay rights. Momentum is gathering since President Tsai Ing-wen – who has openly supported marriage equality – came to power last May.

Hope in Taiwan ahead of landmark gay marriage ruling

WATCH: Katy Perry calls herself proof of change on gay rights

Mar 21, 2017 - 3:21 PM

Katy Perry, who was a conservative Christian, speaks about the annual Human Rights Campaign gala about tolerance and advocating for gay rights

WATCH: Katy Perry calls herself proof of change on gay rights

Duterte rejects same-sex marriage for PH

Mar 20, 2017 - 1:20 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte says he has nothing against gays, but marriage is only for man and woman under the law

Duterte rejects same-sex marriage for PH

Russian MP calls Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' gay propaganda

Mar 04, 2017 - 7:57 PM

Ultra-conservative lawmaker Vitaly Milonov urges Russia's culture ministry to check the upcoming film, which contains Disney's 'first exclusively gay moment'

Russian MP calls Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' gay propaganda

Roman: 'Sky will not fall' if same-sex civil union bill is passed

Oct 04, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine Roman, a transwoman, says it's about time for the Philippines to recognize the rights of same-sex couples

Roman: 'Sky will not fall' if same-sex civil union bill is passed

Same-sex civil marriage bill may 'divide' House – minority lawmakers

Oct 04, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Legislators agree that the bill Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez plans to file will spark an 'intelligent' deliberation on LGBT rights at the House of Representatives

Same-sex civil marriage bill may 'divide' House – minority lawmakers

Duterte on EDCA, Dick Gordon, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Oct 03, 2016 - 9:03 PM

Watch today's 6PM wRap

Duterte on EDCA, Dick Gordon, LeBron James | 6PM wRap

Alvarez wants same-sex civil marriage in PH

Oct 03, 2016 - 1:36 PM

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the LGBT community should not be deprived of happiness. 'Bakit naman 'di natin suportahan?'

Alvarez wants same-sex civil marriage in PH

UN holds first leaders' meeting on LGBT rights

Sep 22, 2016 - 10:54 AM

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon warns countries that criminalize homosexuality they are 'bucking the tide of history'

UN holds first leaders' meeting on LGBT rights

US military lifts ban on transgender personnel

Jul 01, 2016 - 10:40 AM

US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says lifting the ban is the right thing to do, but Republican lawmakers criticize the move

US military lifts ban on transgender personnel

Respecting LGBTQIA, celebrating pride

Jun 27, 2016 - 10:00 AM

Certainly the child bullied because of gender expressions that run afoul of community norms wishes only to be ordinary, not to stand out

Respecting LGBTQIA, celebrating pride

IN PHOTOS: 22nd Manila Pride March

Jun 25, 2016 - 8:45 PM

Members of the LGBT community reiterate their call for an end to discrimination as they gather for the 22nd Manila Pride March

IN PHOTOS: 22nd Manila Pride March

Hundreds attend tightly-policed gay pride march in central Kiev

Jun 12, 2016 - 6:33 PM

(UPDATED) Organizers say police did an 'excellent job' of securing the LGBT event

Hundreds attend tightly-policed gay pride march in central Kiev

Singapore tells foreign firms not to back gay rights rally

Jun 09, 2016 - 10:50 PM

The statement comes after companies such as Google, Facebook, and Goldman Sachs backed the annual Pink Dot rally

Singapore tells foreign firms not to back gay rights rally

US states sue federal government over transgender bathroom use

May 26, 2016 - 5:50 PM

Texas and 10 other states accuse the Obama administration of 'running roughshod over commonsense policies protecting children and basic privacy rights'

US states sue federal government over transgender bathroom use

South Korea court rejects same-sex marriage

May 25, 2016 - 8:15 PM

Kim Jho Gwang-Soo and Kim Seung-Hwan, the most high-profile gay couple in South Korea, fail to get legal status for their marriage

South Korea court rejects same-sex marriage

Australian state apologizes for old homophobic laws

May 24, 2016 - 3:55 PM

'For the laws we passed and the lives we ruined, and the standards we set, we are so sorry,' says Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews

Australian state apologizes for old homophobic laws

Bolivia enacts law letting transsexuals change ID documents

May 22, 2016 - 9:00 AM

'Who are we to judge and to deny someone who wants to modify their sexual identity?' says Bolivian Vice President Alvaro Garcia

Bolivia enacts law letting transsexuals change ID documents

Kosovo holds first-ever gay pride march

May 17, 2016 - 9:25 PM

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci joins the march to express support for the LGBT community

Kosovo holds first-ever gay pride march

Alan Cayetano, Duterte’s economic plan, Joma Sison | 6PM wRap

May 12, 2016 - 7:21 PM

Watch Rappler's 6PM newscast with Maria Ressa

Alan Cayetano, Duterte’s economic plan, Joma Sison | 6PM wRap

Murders force Bangladeshi gay rights activists underground

Apr 28, 2016 - 7:55 PM

Many LGBT activists in Bangladesh deactivate their Facebook pages and go into hiding after the deaths of Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy

Murders force Bangladeshi gay rights activists underground

Egypt jails 11 men accused of homosexuality

Apr 26, 2016 - 5:25 PM

The court convicts the men of 'debauchery and incitement to debauchery'

Egypt jails 11 men accused of homosexuality

Introducing: Gay men who marry straight women

Apr 26, 2016 - 12:17 PM

Here's why gay men decide to marry heterosexual women

Introducing: Gay men who marry straight women

Gay rights activists hacked to death in Bangladesh

Apr 25, 2016 - 11:15 PM

(UPDATED) An official from the Roopbaan LGBT magazine identifies the victims as Xulhaz Mannan and Mahbub Tonoy

Gay rights activists hacked to death in Bangladesh

Indonesia's gay community under attack

Feb 25, 2016 - 4:48 PM

It is unclear why the recent furor has gained such momentum, but it follows a push by religious leaders and conservative politicians to bolster public morality in Indonesia, with crackdowns on prostitution and the availability of drugs and alcohol

Indonesia's gay community under attack

ISIS, Nike terminates Pacquiao deal, Zika response plan | 12PM wRap

Feb 18, 2016 - 12:19 PM

Watch Rappler's 12PM newscast with Chay Hofileña

ISIS, Nike terminates Pacquiao deal, Zika response plan | 12PM wRap

Indonesia bans 'gay' emojis on messaging apps

Feb 12, 2016 - 3:55 PM

The government threatened messaging apps with gay emojis could be banned from Indonesia

Indonesia bans 'gay' emojis on messaging apps

8 perks of having a gay son

Nov 03, 2015 - 10:03 AM

'If you can get past the label and think of us as the fabulous son, then you’ll come to realize that you're in for a treat'

8 perks of having a gay son

Putin calls Elton John - and this time it's real, says Kremlin

Sep 25, 2015 - 10:54 AM

The singer gets a real call from the Russian leader after a prank last week

Putin calls Elton John - and this time it's real, says Kremlin

Belgrade Gay Pride march expresses solidarity with migrants

Sep 20, 2015 - 10:19 PM

'Europe open your gates,' reads a huge black banner with pink letters

Belgrade Gay Pride march expresses solidarity with migrants

Conservative Bangladesh gets first lesbian comic strip

Sep 06, 2015 - 4:17 PM

The comic, backed by the country's largest gay rights group, aims to raise awareness of the plight of gays in the conservative Muslim-majority nation

Conservative Bangladesh gets first lesbian comic strip

Enrile hospital arrest, 2016 elections, US transgender official | 12PM wRap

Aug 19, 2015 - 12:03 PM

Watch the 12PM edition of Rappler's newscast, The wRap

Enrile hospital arrest, 2016 elections, US transgender official | 12PM wRap

Ukraine activists scrap gay pride parade after court ban

Aug 15, 2015 - 5:56 PM

The gay pride event is blocked Thursday by a local court in the strategic Black Sea port city on the back of concern from authorities that it could spark violence

Ukraine activists scrap gay pride parade after court ban

Obama challenges Kenya on gay rights, corruption

Jul 25, 2015 - 10:48 PM

(UPDATED) US President Barack Obama wraps up a two-day landmark visit to Kenya, marked by aid on business and security but a firm message on gay rights and corruption

Obama challenges Kenya on gay rights, corruption

Obama in Kenya for security, human rights talks

Jul 25, 2015 - 9:51 AM

(UPDATED) Excitement has been building in Kenya for weeks, with the visit seen as a major boost for the east African nation's position as a regional hub

Obama in Kenya for security, human rights talks

Kenya protesters warn Obama against bringing up gay rights during visit

Jul 06, 2015 - 11:10 PM

Kenyan anti-gay protesters march in Nairobi, warning US President Barack Obama not to speak about gay rights when he visits the country of his ancestors later this month

Kenya protesters warn Obama against bringing up gay rights during visit