Jamaican police should conduct a thorough, impartial and effective investigation into the murder of Dwayne Jones at the hands of a mob in Montego Bay, sometime between July 21 and 22, Human Rights Watch said.
A 24-year-old transgender individual was found stabbed to death at her home in the Kuşadası district of the Aegean province of Aydın on July 9.
A 23-year-old man has been tortured to death in Russia in an apparent homophobic attack, investigators said Sunday, amid growing fears by rights groups that anti-gay sentiments are on the rise in the country.
Turkish Gay Activist and Renowned designer Barbaros Şansal was attacked last night in the Beyoğlu Taksim district of Istanbul.
In the wake of the brutal murder of David Kato, gay advocate in Uganda, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender leaders attending the Creating Change conference in Minneapolis, February 2-6, paused to remember his life and vowed to work even harder to tell our stories and move public opinion to accept LGBT people in all countries.
The President of the European Parliament is calling for investigation into the death of Ugandan gay rights activist David Kato.
In the wake of the murder of Ugandan LGBT civil rights leader, David Kato, the Human Rights Campaign, the nation’s largest civil rights organization dedicated to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality, is calling on U.S. fundamentalist pastors Carl Ellis Jenkins, Lou Engle, and Scott Lively, to quickly abandon their hateful and dangerous anti-LGBT rhetoric and actions.
The Jerusalem Magistrate's Court on Sunday extended by three days the remand of Shmuel Freimark, a 20-year-old soldier in the haredi battalion of the Nahal Brigade, who allegedly threatened on the Internet that there would be another attack on the homosexual community which would be more serious than last week's.
President Shimon Peres spoke at a solidarity rally at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square on Saturday night, held in memory of two people killed in last week's shooting attack at a gay youth club in the city, Jerusalem Post reports.
Late Saturday evening, during a youth meeting at the Aguda LGBT community center headquartered in Tel Aviv, Israel, a masked gunman opened fire on a teen support group, killing two and injuring at least 15 more. The two murdered youth were ages 17 and 26.