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A couple kiss during the Dehli, Indian Queer Pride March in 2011. Until last month, homosexuality was illegal in the country.

9 maps show how different LGBTQ rights are around the world

To understand how gay rights vary around the world, Business Insider created a set of maps that visualize which countries have legalized gay marriage and the countries where gay people can still be put to death, among other questions.
Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon

Gay figure skating star refuses to meet with Mike Pence during the Winter Olympics — and Pence fires back, saying he’s ‘misinformed&...

Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon turned down a meeting with Vice President Mike Pence after publicly criticizing Pence's record on LGBTQ rights.

8 head-scratching things Roy Moore has said about slavery, evolution, and more

The Republican candidate in Alabama's special election has expressed some controversial views over the years.
President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence stand onstage together at U.S. Bank Arena on December 1, 2016 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Trump reportedly mocks Mike Pence’s ultraconservative views, once joking that he ‘wants to hang’ all gay people

President Donald Trump pointed to Mike Pence and said "Don't ask that guy — he wants to hang them all!" when the topic of rights for gay US citizens came up.

Ivanka Trump reportedly learned of the transgender ban when Trump tweeted about it

Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, were reportedly blindsided by President Donald Trump's announcement.

‘You made me a better president, and you made me a better man’: Obama writes a final farewell note to America

President Obama wrote a final letter to America expressing his gratitude to the American public and hope for the future.

The US will name a Navy ship after gay-rights activist Harvey Milk

Other civil-rights leaders such as Medgar Evers and Cesar Chavez have had Navy ships named after them as well.

The Harvey Milk Foundation issued a powerful statement condemning the Orlando gay nightclub massacre that killed 49

"Hate and separation continue to bring forth too much grief, too many stolen lives across the world."

The Orlando shooting brought up a life-or-death issue that has outraged the LGBT community for years

Since 1983, the Food and Drug Administration has barred gay and bisexual men from giving blood.