London College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree
June 10 2014 10:54 AM ET

College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree

Thom Senzee

King's College London has rejected an alum's call for the school to rescind the Sultan of Brunei's honorary doctoral law degree.

Lawmakers Urge U.S. to Stand Against Brunei's Antigay Penal Code
May 23 2014 2:40 PM ET

Lawmakers Urge U.S. to Stand Against Brunei's Antigay Penal Code

Daniel Reynolds

Rep. Mark Pocan of Wisconsin has drafted a letter, supported by 20 House members, urging the United States to exclude Brunei from free trade talks until its human rights violations are addressed.

Op-ed: Who Do You Wear to a Stoning?
May 23 2014 3:20 AM ET

Op-ed: Who Do You Wear to a Stoning?

Antonio David Garcia

No, the Beverly Hills Hotel isn't the only big business owned by someone antigay, but one activist says that by condemning it, it could be the last.

PHOTOS: Stars Join Lisa Vanderpump in Boycott of Beverly Hills Hotel
May 16 2014 5:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Stars Join Beverly Hills Hotel Boycott

Daniel Reynolds

The red carpet at the opening for Lisa Vanderpump's new WeHo lounge, Pump, was abuzz about another property currently in hot water — The Beverly Hills Hotel, owned by the sultan of Brunei, who recently implemented Sharia law in his Asian nation. 

Op-ed: When Companies Pretend to Be LGBT-Supportive
May 14 2014 3:39 AM ET

Op-ed: When Companies Pretend to Be LGBT-Supportive

Lorri L. Jean

Los Angeles leader Lorri L. Jean takes the sultan of Brunei to task but urges us to remember there are plenty of other companies out there that have lackluster records on LGBT rights.

PHOTOS: Protest Against Sultan-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel
May 05 2014 7:41 PM ET

PHOTOS: Protest Against Sultan-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel

Neal Broverman

Dozens demonstrated on Monday in front of the "Pink Palace" to voice anger at the owner, the Sultan of Brunei, who's ready to stone people for gay sex and adultery.

Brunei Postpones Death by Stoning Law
April 23 2014 1:09 PM ET

Brunei Postpones Death by Stoning Law

Michelle Garcia

Brunei's government says it will wait to institute its law that allows people to be stoned to death for gay sex and other offenses.

Brunei Brings Back Death by Stoning
April 16 2014 12:54 PM ET

Brunei Brings Back Death by Stoning

Michelle Garcia

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.

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