Indonesian authorities should immediately and unconditionally release two men detained in Aceh province under a local ordinance that criminalises homosexuality, Human Rights Watch said today.
President Yoweri Museveni is asking the US to advise Uganda's scientists about homosexuality, as he considers whether to sign a law increasing punishments.
US President Barack Obama will meet gay rights activists while he is in Russia for the G20 summit.
The International Commission of Jurists and ILGA-Europe welcome the historic decision by the UN Human Rights Committee in Irina Fedotova v. Russian Federation, which...
The U.S. Department of State and USAID will host the third Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons on November 12-14, in Washington, D.C. Leading U.S. government officials will speak at the event, including Counselor to the Secretary of State, Tom Shannon, and USAID Administrator Rajiv Shah.
Today the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) condemned the Dorchester Collection’s shameful attempts to use its own employees to divert attention away from actions taken against the Sultan of Brunei’s hotels.
In the first place we will mention that “Nefes” LGBT alliance of Azerbaijan was founded in December 2012. The purpose of foundation was the protection of LGBT representatives' rights and freedoms in Azerbaijan against the background of fundamental human’s rights, the preparation of the bills in this line and the advancement of the legislations, the operation of the existing legislation, the reforming in the field of education and health care, and activity towards removal the homophobia towards LGBT representatives. During it’s activity the organisation met many problems. First we would like to tell you about some of these problems.
Manchester City Council will use its links with St Petersburg to pressure Russia to reconsider a law banning the promotion of "non-traditional values".
Fearing prison or even death, an openly gay activist from Uganda is seeking asylum in the United States since his home country toughened criminal punishment against gays.
Stars including Lily Allen, Alan Cumming and Sophia Bush have thrown their support behind British actor Stephen Fry as he campaigns to have the upcoming Winter Olympics moved from Russia over gay rights issues.