Japan’s updated national bullying prevention policy will for the first time protect sexual and gender minority students, Human Rights Watch said today. The measure will boost Japan’s reputation regionally and internationally on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender rights.
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.
The National Council of the Medical Order in Tunisia issued a statement on April 3, 2017, calling for doctors to cease conducting forced anal and genital examinations, Human Rights Watch said today. The move is an important step toward ending degrading, discriminatory, and unscientific “testing” for evidence of homosexual conduct.
LGBTI people in Azerbaijan face prejudice, discrimination and hate crime. They have no legal protection.
A judge in Morocco has acquitted two teenage girls on trial for alleged homosexuality after they were reportedly caught kissing, one of their three lawyers said.
Kuwaiti police has arrested a number of people infected with communicable diseases and involved in homosexual activities, residency detectives arrested three suspects while attempting to escape from the country through the airport.
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.
Indonesian police are once again helping carry out the anti-lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) agenda of militant Islamists.
Actor and underwear model Omar Sharif Jr. don't dare to go back to Egypt after he came out as gay.
May 17th has become a day to raise awareness of violations against the rights of LGBTIQ people.