Vatican affirm the inherent dignity and worth of all human beings, and to condemn all violence that is targeted against people because of their sexual feelings and thoughts, or sexual behaviours.
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.
InterPride strongly condemns the vote taken by the UN General Assembly to remove a reference to sexual orientation from a resolution on extrajudicial, summary or arbitrary executions.
American activists have called on countries to offer asylum to gays from Uganda after a tabloid there outed over 100 people, calling for them to be hanged. Rolling Stone newspaper (not connected to the US music magazine of the same name) has so far printed two separate lists of alleged homosexuals – provoking censure from across the globe.
A top Indian court issued a landmark ruling yesterday decriminalising gay sex, overturning colonial-era legislation that outlawed homosexuality....
India is set to review its long-standing laws barring gay sex, in a move that could decriminalise homosexuality in the largely conservative country, a report said on Sunday.
The Foreign Office (UK) is investigating reports that human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell has been arrested at a gay pride march in Russia.
Police will "strictly'' apply the law to an unauthorised gay rights protest expected to take place in Moscow when the Eurovision Song Contest final is held, a top official said today.
Amnesty International has pleaded with the Senegalese government to protect nine men who had been acquitted on charges of homosexuality fearing the possible homophobic attacks in the Islamic dominated West African state.
Grainy footage taken on a mobile phone and widely distributed around Baghdad shows a terrified young Iraqi boy cowering and whimpering as men with a stick force him to strip, revealing women's underwear beneath his dishdasha (Arab robe).