President Obama plans to amend two existing executive orders to outlaw anti-LGBT employment discrimination by federal contractors and protect transgender civilian federal employees.
Turkey’s highest court has ruled that calling members of the LGBT community “perverts” constitutes hate speech, in what is reportedly its first acknowledgement of homophobia as a hate crime.
A bill introduced in the House of Representatives Wednesday would bolster the State Department’s ability to fight discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals abroad, its bipartisan sponsors say.
With a potential 14-year prison and hard-labor sentence hanging over their heads, gay Malawians are getting a reprieve from fear of arrest, as a government official says the state can’t afford to jail.
‘Sexual orientation is not in itself a risk’ - Gay rights activists are calling for all lifelong bans on gay and bisexual men donating blood to be lifted.
After decades of censorship, repression, and human rights violations, a new generation of Vietnamese activists is pushing the country forward on LGBT visibility.
Lithuanian lawmakers have voted to suspend a vote on a proposal that would ban ‘defilement of the traditional family’ in public spaces until they meet again after the summer break.
Singapore’s Court of Appeal will decide the fate of the country’s 76-year-old Section 377A anti-sodomy law this week, opening a two day hearing on Monday.
After calling out the remaining House Democrats who haven’t cosponsored ENDA, Freedom to Work is now setting its sights on five House Republicans — including a former vice-presidential candidate.
Toronto’s mayor didn’t see it fit to vote for a no-cost study on the feasibility of providing shelter space for homeless LGBT youth.
‘The promotion and protection of human rights has been upheld and the criminalization of gay men and lesbians has been recognized for what it is, a grave human rights violation’.
The draconian legislation is just intended to curb the ‘open promotion of homosexuality,’ in the interest of protecting children, claims the Ugandan government.
Misguided conservative notions of moral hazard and cosmic justice are some of the greatest sources of harm in our politics. We could solve most of our problems. It’s just that there are a lot of nasty, selfish people who don’t want to see them solved.
The National Organization for Marriage, a leader in the campaign to ban same-sex marriage in the U.S., sustained a blow to its five-year effort to keep campaign donors’ names secret on Wednesday.
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