The World Congress of Families is moving full speed ahead with plans to hold an international anti-LGBT conference at the Kremlin in Moscow this fall, despite the growing international crisis in Ukraine and the withdrawal of key conference partner Concerned Women for America over concerns that holding the conference would give the appearance of “giving aid and comfort to Vladimir Putin.”
The author, David Bahati, of Uganda's anti-gay bill, which criminalises homosexuality, has said aid cuts by Western donors totalling millions are a price worth paying to protect the nation’s moral values.
The enactment of the anti-homosexuality law, which is widely opposed by Western countries, has claimed its first scalp in Kampala Metropolitan Police Commander Andrew Felix Kaweesi.
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.
Rights group cites last monarch before British invasion as evidence that anti-homosexuality bill gets it wrong.
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.
The Human Rights Campaign, America’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organisation condemns a ruling by India’s Supreme Court overturning a lower court’s decision that decriminalised same-sex relationships.
Malaysian authorities have sent 66 Muslim schoolboys to a gay ‘cure’ camp after school teachers identified them as being effeminate.
Tom Daley, the Great Britain Olympic bronze medalist diver from London 2012, will not stage protests against Russia's anti-gay outlook during next year's World Aquatics Championships in Kazan next summer.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Luis Arreaga, Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, Special Representative of the U.S. Secretary of State to the 13th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice