Others are just hoping it is.
The theme for this year was Aluta Continua -– a reflection of the ongoing struggles faced by LGBTI communities on a daily basis.
A year after right-wing populism swept Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency, a raft of diverse state-level candidates were victorious at the ballot box.
'Muenster, Germany - May 23, 2011: The twitter website is displayed in web browser on a computer screen. Twitter is a social networking and microblogging service and enabling its users to send and read messages.'
"There is nothing wrong with us. We are actually just human beings."
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Twitter has explained why the word "bisexual" does not show up in its search results. It's because the the company incorrectly listed the term as one that is "typically associated with adult content"...
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 27: Kevin Spacey presents Britannia Award for Excellence in Television presented by Swarovski at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines And Jaguar Land Rover at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October 27, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/BAFTA LA/Getty Images for BAFTA LA)
Zanele Muholi has taken a supercrew along to this year's Performa Festival.
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Spacey has been corrupted by the combustible combination of the closet and power, harming the entire LGBTQ community.
The actor was supposed to receive an award at the 2017 International Emmys.
It's the battle of this past weekend's LGBTQ+ parades.
"It’s, like, girl, my bags are FULL and I am NOT paying overweight fees. Carry that shit yourself.”
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The show’s second season will kick off with an LGBTQ milestone.
No pride. No justice.
For now, they still have to report to a police station in Tanzania every day.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 20: Actress Kerry Washington attends the 2017 GLSEN Respect Awards at the Beverly Wilshire Four Seasons Hotel on October 20, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic)
What the disruptions have done is halt the "everydayness of university life" – to say it is not business as usual.
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“The flames of terror and exclusion are being ignited by some of our most powerful leaders.”
Jonathan the tortoise is blind and can't smell, but has excellent hearing.
The Grammy winner has no interest in being tied down by labels.
After all these years, Jonathan's carers started to wonder why he wasn't producing any offspring...
LGBTQ people are between three and fourteen times more likely to commit suicide than heterosexual Australians.
The beloved characters are honouring Spirit Day.
Mental health organisations are pleading with the government to show more concern for the negative impact from the postal survey.
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"It’s not until it’s directed at you that you suddenly realize that what you’re doing is wrong.”
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A New Yorker article says Trump teases the socially conservative vice president about religion, abortion and gay rights.
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The singer has faced rumors about her sexual identity since she first hit the charts nearly two decades ago.
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A report released in September showed hate crimes have climbed along with Trump's rise in prominence.
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LGBTQ Australians wanting to get married have a new option.
Ahmed Timol was murdered, Lichtenburg residents are furious and Cape Town is our 'healthiest' city.
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Queer people are finding new and creative ways to express themselves online.
Makhosi Khoza might start her own party, crazy weather is apparently "nothing out of the ordinary" and the latest on McKinsey.
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“This experience feels like a dream. It’s something I never thought could have happened to me.”
Trans-exclusion in feminist work and research is as vile as transphobia.
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Hamilton Nala's remarks are a violation of the Constitution and aim to dehumanise people because of their sexual orientation.
Rebekah, my 10 year old transgender daughter.
Religious and traditional leaders continuously condemning same-sex relationships is doing more harm than good, says the ANC LGBTI Forum.
We are not unique. This happens all the time to families with transgender children.