Last weekend, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published an article revealing that over 100 people in Chechenya have been detained on suspicion for being gay, and suffered torture and humiliation. At least three men were killed.
Two high-ranking Dutch politicians were photographed holding hands earlier this week as they arrived at The Hague for negotiations on the formation of a new cabinet.
On 1 April, Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta published an article reporting the arbitrary detention, torture and extra-judicial killing of (perceived) gay and bisexual men on a mass scale in Chechnya.
First, two television reporters vanished. Then a waiter went missing. Over the past week, men ranging in age from 16 to 50 have disappeared from the streets of Chechnya.
Victims of homophobic and other LGBT+ hate crimes are not reporting the abuse they receive, a London politician claims.
Officers were called to reports a 21-year-old man had been beaten and suffered homophobic abuse outside a club on Yorkshire Street.
Christopher Johnson, 22, has suffered memory loss but believes he was attacked.
Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists on Wednesday executed a young Iraqi man by throwing him from the top of a building on charges of being gay.
Social media in Uzbekistan was set abuzz this week after a video appeared online showing a young man in make-up and a wedding dress being jeered and assaulted as he walked through the Ferghana Valley city of Andijan.
A transgender woman was found shot to death on a Madison County road on Wednesday.