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.
Valorie Curry will join an Amazon series called "The Boys," Marvel might cast a major nonbinary character in "Ironheart," and "Doctor Who" will feature a trans character.
This week read about a social media influencer coming out as bisexual, over 120 priests coming out as queer, and United Kingdom's first LGBT museum opening in London.
This week read about a panel discussion covering LGBT issues in Namibia, and TikTok censoring LGBT terms in Germany.
This week read about the first gay couple to adopt a child in Taiwan, and Germany appointing a new commissioner for queer affairs.
This week read about Germany's chancellor-elect, Olaf Scholz committing to LGBT rights changes, and Egypt banning the "Eternals" movie for having gay couples.
This week read about LGBT people in Africa mourning the death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and a museum in Germany presenting Jesus Christ as transgender.
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.
A man in Germany was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation after he refused to vacate a burning Hamburg sex shop until he finished watching a porn.
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.
The president of the German parliament announced they are planning to commemorate individuals who were persecuted and killed for their sexual or gender identity by Nazis.
(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."
(WB) Julia Monro, a spokesperson for the German Association for Trans Identity and Intersex People (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Transidentität und Intersexualität), in 2017 applied to become a police officer because she wanted to join the fight against Internet crimes. Germany’s Federal Criminal Police Office rejected Monro’s application because she is transgender.
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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Oregon Governor Kate Brown joined two other West Coast governors, Jay Inslee of Washington and Jerry Brown of California to denounce President Trump’s inaction on climate change on Tuesday, June 13. Brown announced that she would attend the U.N. conference on climate change in Germany in November, the Portland Business Journal reported. Brown is the first openly bisexual state governor.
Palm Springs was the site of a brutal attack on Sunday when two prominent gay residents were beaten because they are gay. The attack on married couple George and Chris Zander is being investigated by police as a felony hate crime.
(CNN) Karsten P. empties a test tube filled with metal pieces into the palm of his hand. They're the tiny screws and bolts that held his face together after he and his partner Sven were violently assaulted in a life-changing attack outside their local store.
(WB) The cultural attaché at the U.S. Embassy in Germany has applauded the German government’s efforts to welcome Ukrainians who have sought refuge in the country.