Luciano was named Mr. Gay World after the original winner, Klaus Burkart of Germany, stepped down after seven months, citing "personal changes."
A pop-up kissing booth will be erected on Tuesday starring handsome model Alex Mountain -- and it's all to dispel a tenacious HIV myth.
Uncomfortable issues may arise: The church's opposition to using condoms to fight AIDS, and its support of local legislation criminalizing homosexuality.
After weeks of criticism, Turing Pharmaceuticals ultimately decided not to cut the price of their HIV medication, which sells for $750-per-pill.
According to his daughter, 85-year-old John Hurley "just slipped away."
Streisand imagines a televised debate between Clinton and Trump would be “one of the greatest moments in television history.”
Sample: "I wouldn't want anything to do with an ugly pile of HIV like you."
The latest ode to the gay family comes in the form of an ad from this major shoe retailer. Good deal.
"My interest is trannys," Mack said, demonstrating his dire need for a publicist. "I’m attracted to trannys. I don’t like no muscle like me."
Hint: We're still a very long way off from achieving our goal.
"These laws serve only to breed fear, distrust and misunderstanding," says Rep. Barbara Lee, a California Democrat.
Knott and two others were accused of savagely beating up a gay couple while screaming antigay slurs in Center City, PA in September 2014.
The body of an Israeli transgender woman who committed suicide will be cremated despite her ultra-Orthodox family's wishes.
A new law will pave the way for gender reassignment surgery in the communist country and reduce discrimination.
What happens when one young man unwittingly comes out to his dad on Snapchat?
Owners of a wedding venue -- fined $13,000 for violating the New York's anti-discrimination law -- feel they should be allowed to follow their faith.
A senior at Richland High in Nashville, Tennessee was censored for wearing a T-shirt that read "Some People Are Gay, Get Over It."
Sheen's lawyers are telling a different story.
Swanson is certain the LGBTQ community will destroy the world because "they don’t believe that God exists, and they don’t believe God is judge."
The famous blue and white gingham dress worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz was sold at auction yesterday, but the buyer was not identified.
Lindsay Miller says wearing the spaghetti strainer allows her to express her beliefs, like other religions are allowed to do.
Attorney General Roy Cooper has rejected a call by Governor Pat McCrory to side with a Virginia school district against a discrimination lawsuit.
The three couples who filed suit can go to the Arkansas Department of Health to change the documents immediately.
Connor MacCalister told police she was angry with life and had gone to the store to kill "several random people."
"Regardless of gender identity," Midler tweeted, "I guess she identifies most as 'uninformed."
The evening saw the dedication of the first-in-the-nation Transgender Memorial Garden in the Grove neighborhood and a subsequent candlelight march.
The KKK has been distributing fliers throug the area that claim "homosexual men and their sexual acts are disgusting and inhuman."
Last Thursday, Geoffrey Hubbard (pictured) became at least the twelfth victim in three months of an antigay hate crime.
The FBI say they had been watching Dr. John Wolf for two months before arresting him at 5 a.m. Friday morning.
In Texas, the latest punch in the “religious freedom” strategy has been thrown. Previously, the anti-gay movement enlisted cake bakers, florists and a hapless county clerk. The latest to step up to the victim mouthpiece is a teacher named Madeline Kirksey.
LGBT rights activists are hoping Pope Francis will preach tolerance toward gays, and even go so far as to condemn violent attacks against gays during his upcoming visit to Uganda.
A lawsuit challenging Gov. Bobby Jindal's executive order offering protections to people who oppose same-sex marriage is headed to trial.
The bill would carve out broad exemptions for religious institutions and some small businesses that object to working with LGBT people.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court said it is in the child's best interest to grant the non-biological parent a hearing to explore custody and visitation rights.
Among the changes was adding "ancestry and sexual orientation" to the equal opportunity section of the school system's cultural diversity and human relations policy.
For a few transgender Americans, this has been a year of glamour and fame. For many others, 2015 has been fraught with danger, violence and mourning.
The Alabama Supreme Court in September struck down the woman's visitation rights and ruled the adoption invalid.
One grandmother complained that show would have to explain the meaning of "gay" and "lesbian" to her elementary school grandchild.
Left-of-center parties used their outright parliamentary majority to ensure the bills passed Friday.
Democratic Gov. Steve Beshear told U.S. District Judge David Bunning the altered marriage licenses do not comply with state law. But he promised to recognize them as valid.
Nearly 200 businesses have signed up for the Kentucky Competitive Workforce Coalition to support legislation aimed at protecting LGBT Kentuckians from discrimination in the workplace, housing and public places.
The cause of death is still unknown, as friends and family await the results from a medical examiner.
The reaction to a setback shouldn't be blaming the other side -- nor to demonize them as “bigots" or “hicks.” Instead, we need to work to turn out the vote.
"Because I was young and I was small," he says, "I was just screaming, shouting, crying..."
"I have recently learned of your lifestyle," she writes, "and as a Christian I cannot allow my children to be influenced by unconventional ideas..."
Fugitive terrorist Salah Abdeslam was either scoping out potential targets to attack, or trying to steal identification documents.
A Utah man says the college where he worked discriminated against him because he was in a same-sex marriage
"To see my brothers struggle with the anxiety of having to come out was awful," she says.
The folks at BuzzFeed decided to put the lesbians-are-good-at-building-stuff myth to the test -- by pitting two lesbians against two gay men. Guess who won.
In the trailer, an androgynous character played by Benedict Cumberbatch is asked whether he has "a hot dog or a bun."
"I have so many glittery memories ," said Stephane Le Breton, a Bataclan regular, "laughing with friends, dancing with drag queens..."
The Kremlin-friendly Izvestia paper accused Washington of conspiring to brand some Russian officials as gays.
"America's worsening STD epidemic is a clear call for better diagnosis, treatment, and prevention," said the CDC's Dr. Jonathan Mermin.
"It’s our ultimate hope to attend his execution in Huntsville at the earliest possible time," said the victim's father.
Jody Davis, a transgender woman who underwent the therapy as a youth, said the process "reinforced my self-hatred."
"I’ve had rough sex before," says porn star Danica Dillon, "but this was terrifying."
It's clear from internal Salvation Army documents that the org opted for a "policy of containment" instead of working with the LGBTQ community to heal old wounds.
According to McGowan, "Disliking something a trans person has said is no different than disliking something a man has said."
An ethics complaint alleges he gave preferential treatment to a number of defendants who completed "work" at his residence.
Marcus Simon has proposed a bill that aims to remove the language banning same-sex marriage and unions from the state’s code of laws.