More than 90% of Croatians would accept a gay person as their general practitioner but experts are concerned about 7-9% of people having a negative attitude to homosexuals due to unyielding stereotypes and instilled discriminatory behaviour that are difficult to change, shows a study published in the Croatian journal Collegium Antropologicum.
More than 10,000 people rallied outside Taiwan's parliament Monday to demand quick legislative action that would clear the way for Taiwan to become the first Asian nation to recognize same-sex marriage.
Over 80,000 supporters of gay rights and marriage equality marched in the 14th annual Taiwan LGBT Pride rally in Taipei City on Saturday afternoon in support of a marriage equality bill that could make Taiwan the first Asian country to legalize same-sex marriage.
A Northern Irish bakery lost its appeal against a court ruling that said it discriminated against a gay man by refusing to bake a cake supporting same-sex marriage, the Press Association reported Monday.
Foreign entities including companies and non-governmental organizations will have to apply for a permit to fund or support activities at Singapore's Speakers' Corner, a move seen as an attempt to cull support for annual gay rally Pink Dot.
Civil unions between two homosexual couples were celebrated in Milan on Friday, in one of the first applications of a landmark reform on gay rights approved by the Italian parliament almost three months ago.
The UN Human Rights Council decided Thursday to appoint a UN observer on discrimination against homosexual and transgender people, despite efforts by China, Russia and several Muslim countries to block the measure.
Public officials who are Catholic should not be obliged to celebrate gay marriages or civil unions, Pope Francis said Tuesday, his first public remarks on the issue since same-sex partnerships were legalized in Italy last week.
The gay unions bill on the brink of parliamentary approval in Rome stops short of legalizing same-sex marriage, but is still a major breakthrough for homosexuals, says Arcigay, Italy's main lobby for gay rights.