Argentine President Alberto Fernández Tuesday accepted the resignation of the country's first-ever openly gay cabinet member. Transport Minister Alexis Guerrera announced he would leave his post due to health-related strictly personal matters.
Given Qatar's harsh stance against homosexuality, the LGBTI+ community has regarded the World Cup as fertile ground for its vindication. On Monday, at halftime of the game that Uruguay lost 2-0 to Portugal, Italian player Mario Ferri jumped onto the pitch waving a rainbow flag and needed to be escorted out by stadium security.
At least five people were killed and 25 others were injured shortly before midnight Saturday at a gay bar in the US State of Colorado, where a shooting took place at 11.57 p.m. local time.
LGBTI+ groups marching through the streets of Buenos Aires on Gay Pride Celebration Day Saturday demanded broader anti-discrimination laws be broader and other regulations benefitting transgender people.
Venezuela's National Electoral Council (CNE) has received a petition to record the name of the first-ever LGBTIQ+ community party, it was reported in Caracas.
The UK Prime Minister’s Special Envoy on LGBT+ rights, Lord Nick Herbert, visited Argentina last week, meeting with counterparts in the Argentine Government and with civil society organizations. LGBT+ information app, QUIR, was launched at the British Embassy Buenos Aires by local civil society organization Kidz. This trip is part of Lord Herbert’s activity this year to galvanize ambitious action on LGBT+ rights ahead of the Safe To Be Me conference in London.
Violence was present over the weekend all across Colombia either as a factor as a subject of debate.
President Vladimir Putin on Friday mocked the US embassy in Moscow for flying a rainbow flag to celebrate LGBT rights, suggesting it reflected the sexual orientation of its staff.
Falklands veteran forced out of the Royal Navy due to his sexuality has had a medal returned to him 27 years after it was cut off his chest. Joe Ousalice was a radio operator for 18 years but was discharged in 1993 because of a ban on LGBT people serving in the armed forces.
A comedy on Netflix depicting Jesus as a gay man has prompted widespread anger in Brazil with almost 2 million people signing a petition calling on the streaming service to remove the film.