In a landmark judgment, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that Russia breached the rights of LGBTI activists, who had complained about the effects of the country’s infamous ‘anti-propaganda’ legislation.
LGBTQ organizations in the country applauded the precedent-setting move.
The Malaysian Ministry of Health, in its call for submissions to a National Creative Video Competition on Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health, has endorsed an erroneous and harmful theory that lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) identities can be “prevented” or “controlled,” Human Rights Watch said today.
During an interview conducted by acclaimed filmmaker Oliver Stone, Russian President Vladimir Putin revealed what might’ve happened if he was to run into a gay man in a shower room aboard a submarine.
Indonesia’s national police force should immediately investigate recent raids by local law enforcement on gatherings of gay men, Human Rights Watch said Last Friday in a letter to national police chief Gen. Tito Karnavian.
French president Emmanuel Macron says he has urged Vladimir Putin to ensure that the rights of LGBT people are protected following allegations of a crackdown on gay men in the Russian republic of Chechnya.
On Wednesday, 24 May 2017, the Judicial Yuan, Taiwan’s highest court, ruled that restricting marriage to only a man and a women was unconstitutional, voting in favour of marriage equality.
On 21 May 2017 at 8PM, 141 men were arrested by Indonesian authorities claiming they were engaging in a “gay sex party” at Atlantis Gym & Sauna in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta.
Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo should immediately intervene to prevent the scheduled May 23, 2017 public flogging of two young men convicted of same-sex sexual relations, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.
May 17th has become a day to raise awareness of violations against the rights of LGBTIQ people.