Topics :: anti-gay persecution
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By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Sep 14, 2013
Sexual assault targeting gays (or individuals perceived as gay) continue in Russia, with police claiming ignorance even as graphic videos circulate online.
By EDGE | Wednesday Aug 14, 2013
In response to virulently anti-gay rhetoric on Russia’s most watched news program, American multinational consumer goods company Procter and Gamble has recently come under fire for its role as Russian television’s largest advertiser.
By Chris Geidner | Thursday May 17, 2012
Following a reported bomb threat, the Human Rights Campaign and other LGBT organizations in Washington evacuated their offices today.
Wednesday Sep 14, 2011
GetEQUAL responded to yesterday’s vote by the North Carolina State Senate to send a homophobic state constitutional amendment to the voters in May 2012, by issuing lawmakers and leaders a blunt warning: "We will no longer accept state-sponsored hatred."
By Godfrey Olukya | Tuesday Jan 4, 2011
Uganda’s High Court has ruled that the media should not publish the names and photos of gay Ugandans following a vitriolic campaign in the east African country which urged citizens to hang those featured.
By Kilian Melloy | Monday Sep 6, 2010
A man who worked as a drag performer in Tel Aviv was kidnapped and assaulted by members of his own family, according to news accounts.
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Apr 16, 2010
Homophobia in Africa stymies efforts to stem the rising tide of HIV infection--and the situation is only getting worse.
By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Feb 3, 2010
In the African nation Malawi, sexual contact between consenting adults of the same gender is illegal--and even non-sexual conduct can bring charges grounded in the country’s "decency laws."
By Kilian Melloy | Friday Oct 9, 2009
A newspaper in Egypt faces lawsuits and banning after claiming that several actors were arrested in a police action against a gay prostitution ring.
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