Featured stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)
Stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)
19 December 2014
The murder of Giniveth Soto, a gender-equality activist, has launched at least two major, nationwide public debates about urban violence and threats same-sex couples face in Venezuela.
18 November 2014
The Russian government seems to be saying LGBT teens are a threat to each other—that they require the attention of medical professionals, who will explain that being gay precludes bravery.
17 November 2014
Most recently, the misogynistic ideas of some of Jamaica's leading men, in both the public and private sectors, has entered the public spotlight.
15 November 2014
Bangladesh's Hijra community won recognition as a separate gender identity last year, and photo captured them as they took to the streets in colourful style to celebrate the anniversary.
14 November 2014
It is hard to underestimate the chilling effect the crackdown on Children-404 might have. The LGBT community is one of the least respected, most maligned groups in Russian society.
11 November 2014
The death of a transgender citizen has brought discussions about LGBT rights back to the fore in Georgia, a conservative country where persons of non-traditional sexual orientations suffer stigma.
3 November 2014
The statue's owners allegedly worry that the Steve Jobs monument, following news that Apple's new CEO, Tim Cook, is gay, violated Russia's laws against "homosexual propaganda."
The new series of human rights videos by the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law include ‘What are Human Rights?’ and ‘Marriage Equality’.
28 October 2014
Hope was in the air at the colorful 2014 LGBT Taiwan Pride Parade, where two participants in particular wrote on their T-shirts that the looked forward to getting married.
24 October 2014
Once branded Central Asia's 'Island of Democracy', Kyrgyzstan now seems to be trying to outdo Russia in the homophobic legislation stakes. For LGBT groups, it is a big worry.