A Berlin court has fined three Lebanese men on allegations they seized a 15-year-old relative against his will in what he says was an attempt to force him into marriage because he's gay.
(AP) Two men in Berlin have become the first same-sex couple in Germany to jointly adopt a child - a boy who has been living with them since shortly after birth.
BERLIN (AP) — A former World Cup player from Germany became the biggest name in soccer to come out as gay, saying he wants to break down the stigma of homosexuality in sports.
BERLIN (AP) — What happened to Germany's anti-Islam movement PEGIDA? After bursting into the limelight last year with weekly rallies that drew first hundreds, then tens of thousands, the group appears to have lost momentum.
(AP) Germany's representative on the European Union's executive is facing criticism for appearing to make a derogatory reference to Chinese people and mock gay marriage.
BERLIN -- German lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly approved a broad noncombat mission to aid the fight against Islamic State militants, including sending reconnaissance jets and a frigate following a call from France for support following last month's deadly attacks in Paris.
Germany's justice minister said Wednesday he will draw up legislation to annul the convictions of thousands of gay men under a law criminalizing homosexuality that was applied zealously in post-World War II West Germany.
(AP) Germany's president has asked gays for forgiveness for decades of suffering and injustice they endured as a result of repressive laws in Germany in the Nazi era and after World War II.
(AP) German lawmakers voted Friday to legalize same-sex marriage after a short but emotional debate, bringing the country in line with many of its Western peers. Though Chancellor Angela Merkel voted against the measure, she paved the way for its passage by freeing other members of her party to vote their "conscience."
The German parliament approved a law saying children born not distinctly male or female can be registered as “divers” — which translates to “miscellaneous” — on birth certificates.
German lawmakers are clearing the way for people to officially identify in a third gender category.
The United States hasn’t granted visas to gay Chechens avoiding persecution, but other countries are stepping up to help.
More than 200 children may have been abused, some of them sexually, by adults working with a Catholic children's choir in southern Germany, a lawyer tasked with investigating the allegations said Friday.
A new burial area for lesbians only is being inaugurated in a two-century-old cemetery in the German capital this weekend.
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