Featured stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)
Stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)
7 January 2015
Vocativ, "a new type of media company" has released an orientalist documentary about "a part of the world that you didn't know you needed to know about.": Krygyzstan (sic).
2 January 2015
"I hope this song breathes power and humanity back into all people who feel targeted by violence and oppression," says singer songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra.
20 December 2014
Brazilian SBT channel has cut out scenes and changed dialogue in its rebroadcast of the Mexican telenovela “Sortilegio” in order to hide the romantic relationship between two male characters.
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.
1 December 2014
Russia's Monument to Steve Jobs, Dismantled to Protest Tim Cook's Coming Out, Will Be Auctioned Abroad
Earlier today, owners announced they will auction the Jobs statue to anyone who promises to take it abroad. The starting price is set at 5 million rubles (about $95,000).
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.