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Denmark Plans to Delist Transgender Identity as Mental Issue

May 31
Denmark is preparing to change the law so that being transgender will no longer be considered a mental disorder.

Out of Africa: 'I Am Cait' Pulled From Nigerian TV

May 31
Africa's largest satellite television platform which operates under the DStv brand in Nigeria, pulled "I Am Cait," the reality series featuring Caitlyn Jenner, from its local E! Entertainment channel after complaints from Nigeria's broadcast regulator.

Chinese Transgender Man Fights for Job Equality

May 31
A 28-year-old transgender man who goes by the name of "Mr. C" has become the public face of the fight for job equality in China, where sexual and gender minorities are only beginning to emerge from virtual invisibility.

Elton John Doesn't See Putin, Hopes For Future Meeting

May 30
Elton John regrets he didn't get to meet President Vladimir Putin during his current trip to Moscow, but says he's looking forward to meeting the Russian leader in the future to discuss LGBT issues.

UN Health Agency Rejects Call To Postpone Rio Olympics

By Geir Moulson | May 30
The World Health Organization on Saturday rejected a call from 150 health experts to consider postponing or moving the Rio Summer Olympics due to the Zika virus.

Thai Man Bloodied But Unbowed After 'Intimate' Attack by Snake

May 28
A Thai man is recovering from a bloody encounter with a 3-meter (10-foot) python that slithered through the plumbing of his home and latched its jaws onto his penis as he was using a squat toilet.

Israeli Christian Wins First 'Miss Trans Israel' Pageant

May 27
An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country's first transgender pageant.

Russia President & Elton John Won't Meet to Talk LGBT Rights

May 26
It looks like Russian President Vladimir Putin and pop icon Sir Elton John won't be meeting anytime soon to talk about gay rights.

Israeli Transgender Contestants Ready for Finals

By Oded Balilty | May 26
Contenders in Israel's first transgender pageant have been polishing their moves this week ahead of Friday's competition.

Report: ISIS Accuses Teen of Being Gay, Stones Him to Death

May 25
A Tuesday report from ARA News claims members of ISIS accused a teenage boy in Syria of homosexuality before stoning him to death. The execution reportedly took place Monday in the country's eastern Dier ez-Zor province.

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