Imagine Dragons front man hosts pop concern for Mormon LGBT youth
At a packed concert this weekend, Imagine Dragons and Mormon pop star Dan Reynolds whipped up support for LGBT youth in the church. [CNN]
Is HIV poised for a comeback?
At Foreign Policy, Laurie Garrett argues that global efforts to stem HIV are failing, and the disease is set for another great pandemic.
Thousands rally in Japan against anti-gay lawmaker
A week after a member of Japan’s ruling party made anti-gay comments in a magazine article, thousands took to the streets to call for her resignation. [Japan Times]
Trinidad and Tobago hosts first Pride parade
Buoyed by a Supreme Court ruling declaring a sodomy law unconstitutional, Trinidad and Tobago has joined the community of nations who publicly celebrate Pride. [Newsday]
Behind the success of Israel’s LGBT protests
Protests in Israel against a discriminatory surrogacy law have taken off in Israel, writes Haaretz, because they have become a symbol for Israeli secularists.