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.
Mexico is the second most dangerous country in the world for transsexuals.
A pentecostal pastor with the Jesus Miracle Ministries, Awka, Anambra State in Nigeria (names withheld) is on the run after he allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old boy.
Amnesty International has revealed that a teenager was executed in Iran after being convicted of the rape of another boy, the first confirmed execution of a juvenile offender in the country this year.
An Israeli court has sentenced an ultra-Orthodox Jew to life in prison for killing a teenager at the Jerusalem gay pride parade in 2015. During the trial, the man said he had been doing God's will.
Criminal gangs in Russia, operating through gay dating sites, have found a lucrative new blackmail target: homosexual men.
Weeks after suspected Islamist militants hacked Bangladesh's most prominent gay rights activist to death in his apartment along with an associate, another friend received a chilling message that he was next in line.
Disturbing new pictures have emerged of a man allegedly being thrown to his death from a rooftop by masked ISIS thugs because he was gay.
Russian gay rights activists on Friday held a protest over the murder of a journalist in the northwestern city of St Petersburg, accusing the authorities of hushing up a homophobic hate crime.
In a resolution adopted today, the European Parliament has expressed its deep concern at the climate of extreme violence against LGBTI people and activists and called for measures to address the situation.