A bill that would have prevented same-sex attracted young people from being subjected to attempts to alter their sexual orientation has been voted down in Illinois.
Lawmakers in the heavily Catholic nation of Malta made history this week, approving civil unions and adding gender identity protections to their constitution.
Anita T. Hill allegedly shot and killed her son’s boyfriend at an Alabama truck stop.
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Turkey’s Ministry of Justice has announced plans for a special prison to house LGBTI inmates away from other prisoners for their own protection.
The Ethiopian government scrapped a major anti-gay rally planned for later this month and pulled a bill cracking down further on gay people, claiming the current legal penalties are “enough.”
Arizona transgender student and sex worker advocate Monica Jones was found guilty last week of ‘manifesting prostitution,’ a broadly defined offense that activists say profiles transgender and low-income…
The state’s House of Representatives, facing pressure from the Christian right, votes down a repeal of the unconstitutional, unenforceable law that has nonetheless continued to be used as grounds…
The United Nations is warning Brunei to reverse a law that would allow death by stoning for people found guilty of having gay sex or committing adultery.
BY DARNELL L. MOORE
Badass Trans Women You Should Know: Cecilia Chung.
Cecilia Chung is a senior advisor to the Transgender Law Center, a San Francisco City Health Commissioner, and a member of the President’s Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS. She was honored last night by the California State Assembly as one of its Women of the Year for her tireless advocacy for trans women’s health access.
Co-creator of gay propaganda laws, Vitaly Milonov, says he will help Crimea to rid their region of ‘evil’ like he did in Russia.
Americans For Truth About Homosexuality president Peter LaBarbera has been arrested along with a Canadian anti-gay activist after they refused to leave a university where they were staging a protest.