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Participants at a gay pride festival in Prague celebrate on Aug. 17, 2013. (Michal Cizek/AFP/Getty Images)

Can the Czech Republic Tear Down Europe’s Rainbow Curtain?

Eastern Europe has long resisted same-sex marriage. Prague might be about to change that.

Rainbow flags appear during event hosted by U.N. Globe, a U.N. LGBTI advocacy group, celebrating International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia on May 17 at United Nations Office in Nairobi. (Photo credit: Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

Trump Administration to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats, U.N. Officials

The new policy will insist they be married—even if they're from countries that criminalize gay marriage.

Pope Francis arrives for his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on October 14, 2015 at the Vatican. Pope Francis apologised Wednesday on behalf of the Catholic Church for a series of scandals which have recently shaken the city of Rome and the Vatican. The Vatican has been the focus of several controversies including the coming out of a gay priest and the leak of a controversial letter, while the pontiff himself ended up in the headlines for a gaffe which helped oust Rome's mayor.  AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO        (Photo credit should read VINCENZO PINTO/AFP/Getty Images)

Pope Francis Should Reject Callista Gingrich as Ambassador (for Adultery)

The pontiff rejected a French ambassador just because he was gay; surely, he should reject Trump's pick for her sins.

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Mapped: Countries Where Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal

The legalization of same-sex marriage is quickly spreading throughout the globe.


In Swift and Historic Shift, Germany Approves Same-Sex Marriage

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s abrupt willingness to take up the issue leads to swift action in German parliament.


German Chancellor Angela Merkel Paves a Path Toward Gay Marriage

Merkel and her conservative allies have long resisted legalizing the practice.


Pope Francis Evolves on the Divorced and Unmarried But Stands Firm Against Gay Marriage

Pope Francis opens the church doors to the divorced and nontraditional couples, but stands by gay marriage ban.

WYNNEWOOD, PA - SEPTEMBER 27:  Pope Francis greets seminarians as he walks the loggia to his address to the Bishops at St. Martin of Tours Chapel at Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary, September 27, 2015 in Wynnewwod, Pennsylvania. After visiting Washington and New York City, Pope Francis concludes his tour of the U.S. with events in Philadelphia on Saturday and Sunday. ((Photo by Tom Gralish-Pool/Getty Images)

The Pope’s Meeting With Kim Davis That Wasn’t

The Vatican says Pope Francis did not meet privately with the Kentucky county clerk who refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses.

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 27: A woman helps Francisco Pavon, center, wave a rainbow pride flag and an American flag during a gay pride celebration on June 27, 2015 in San Francisco, California.  The Supreme Court ruled that same-sex couples have a constitutional right to marry nationwide without regard to their state's laws. (Photo by Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images)

White Supremacist Web Forum Suggests Burning Rainbow Flags for July 4

Just a week after the Supreme Court knocked down a gay-marriage ban in the United States, white supremacists are suggesting burning rainbow flags for July 4.


Can the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision Help the World’s Most Homophobic Country?

Nigeria's draconian anti-gay law has trampled human rights, exacerbated the country's HIV crisis, and fueled vicious police crackdowns — and it isn't going anywhere.


Supreme Court Ruling Allowing Same-Sex Marriage Puts the U.S. in Line with International Peers

Same-sex couples can now legally marry in the United States, putting the country in line with international peers.

OSLO, NORWAY - JULY 25:  Norwegian police stand guard outside the court house as Anders Behring Breivik who confessed to Norway's worst act of terror appears in a closed court on July 25 ,2011 in Oslo, Norway. So far seven people have been confirmed dead from the bomb attack and 86 on Utoya. Although Norwegian Anders Behring Breivik has confessed to the killings, claiming that he acted alone, he has not pleaded guilty.  (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images)

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