The advert, which shows Santa Claus kissing another man, has been viewed over a million times since being uploaded to YouTube.
We've assembled a team of LGBTQ+ citizen journalists in Tehran, Kabul, Beirut and around the region and world to tell human stories about the realities of being gay in parts of the world that liberals and corporations have left behind.
A report that analysed 20 years of research into the practice found it could damage people's mental health. In the U.S., only 20 states and the District of Columbia have banned conversion therapy.
The Barack Obama appointee and lifelong Texan has drawn controversy before.
Matthew Butchard, who was arrested on September 17, was described as a person who was "terrorizing the town" by a tipster.
A lawsuit claims that a Ceres, California police officer made "repeated gestures" towards his gun while threatening a gay teacher who had reported instances of homophobia at his school.
Companies need to acknowledge the growing divide between what many businesses are doing for Pride Month and what the LGBTQ+ community actually needs.
"If you love this game, you are welcome here. Football is for all. Football is for everyone," the NFL wrote as a caption for the video. "The NFL stands by the LGBTQ+ community today and every day."
David Archuleta has discussed coming out as gay to his family in a recent Instagram post. He is not the first "American Idol" contestant to discuss struggling with his sexuality.
Delanie Shelton said her daughter, Chloe, was told by officials at Rejoice Christian Schools in Owasso that the bible only permitted her to marry a man.
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People clowned the far-right group by flooding Twitter with images of gay men and pancakes to drown out pictures and videos of the 'Million MAGA March.'
The ACLU, which has opposed only four Supreme Court nominees in its 100-year history, may come out against its first non-white male nominee should U.S. Circuit Court Judge Amy Coney Barrett remain at the top of President Donald Trump's list of potential nominees.
A new German law bans the pseudoscientific practice of 'gay conversion' for minors, with penalties of up to one year in jail and fines of $32,000
Doctors are carrying out tests to understand if blood plasma from those who have recovered from COVID-19 can be used to treat those who are ill with the virus.
Conservative radio host Bryan Fischer made the false claim that Adolf Hitler's Nazi Party was formed in a "gay bar in Munich, Germany."
At least nine men were victimized as part the overall scheme, which occurred in December 2017.
An LGBTQ news site has claimed that the number of people who supposedly signed a petition against a hypothetical gay Christmas movie website are artificially inflated.
A pair of gay male penguins have reportedly stolen the egg of a heterosexual penguin couple in order to become dads.
Passengers claim Delta Airlines have edited out references to homosexuality from the version of Elton John biopic "Rocketman" shown on their flights. It's one of several similar claims.
The openly-gay Democratic presidential candidate has been married to his husband Chasten since 2018.
The Supreme Court kicked off arguments in a number of discrimination cases that could reshape the legal landscape for LGBTQ workers across the country.
After being anonymously sent 69 "GayCoins" on his iPhone, a Russian man has sued Apple for "turning him gay."
Religious protesters, apparently enraged by a production of the "Rocky Horror Show" musical, were given a show of their own when a gay couple paused for a kiss in front of the group this week in England.
Authorities have charged Ed Buck, a prominent Democratic donor, in the 2017 overdose death of Gemmel Moore, who he is alleged to have injected with methamphetamine. Buck, who is a 65 year old white man, is alleged to have repeatedly preyed on gay black men.
Buck is a wealthy white man with "a predatory and injurious system of soliciting black men and watching them cling to life," according to a lawsuit filed by the family of another man who overdosed at his house in 2017.
"I'm deeply hurt and offended that someone felt the entitlement to ruin and tamper with personal property with hate speech," said Renee Gerrish.
"He hit me two times in the head and then hit my face against the mirror. And then [he hit me] a couple more times to my face," said the victim of the attack, caught on classmate's phones.