Istanbul riot cops break up Trans Pride event

Jun 20, 2016

Istanbul riot cops break up Trans Pride event

Turkish police fired rubber bullets and tear gas to break up a rally by the LGBT community in Istanbul on Sunday, in the second crackdown in as many days on protests by secular Turks. Several hundred riot police surrounded the main Taksim Square — ...

Jan 19, 2016

Britain's most gay-friendly employer: MI5

Britain’s MI5 spy agency was on Tuesday named the country’s best employer for promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender diversity. The domestic counterintelligence and security agency came top of the annual Workplace Equality Index conducted by Stonewall, an LGBT rights charity. It found the ...

Apr 9, 2015

'Conversion' therapy for gay youth must end: Obama

President Barack Obama is calling for an end to psychiatric therapy treatments aimed at changing the sexual orientation or gender identity of gay, lesbian and transgender youth. The move comes in response to an online petition posted on the White House website following the ...