On 1 April 2017, Novaya Gazeta reported that more than 100 men have been arbitrarily detained and at least three have been murdered by Chechen authorities for their alleged “non traditional” sexual orientation.
Jelena Milasjina (39) revealed the authorities hunts on gays in Chechnya. Now she is forced to live in hiding, but she doubts that it helps.
Islamic State’s (ISIS) jihadists on Wednesday executed a young Iraqi man by throwing him from the top of a building on charges of being gay.
Criminal gangs in Russia, operating through gay dating sites, have found a lucrative new blackmail target: homosexual men.
ISIS supporters say the group has publicly beheaded three men on charges of homosexuality and blasphemy.
South African lesbians are suffering rapes by men trying to "cure" their homosexuality, in what is becoming one of the most common hate crimes against gay women here, a new study said Friday.
In the wake of the brutal murder of David Kato, gay advocate in Uganda, thousands of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender leaders attending the Creating Change conference in Minneapolis, February 2-6, paused to remember his life and vowed to work even harder to tell our stories and move public opinion to accept LGBT people in all countries.
On June 24th, in the Sabail region of Baku, a transgender woman Ayla Demirova, 27, who lived on 26 Said Rustemov Street was stabbed to death.
Social media in Uzbekistan was set abuzz this week after a video appeared online showing a young man in make-up and a wedding dress being jeered and assaulted as he walked through the Ferghana Valley city of Andijan.
A video showing two gay men being beaten up has provoked two very different social media campaigns in Morocco. One in support of the victims of the attack, and another in support of the alleged attackers.