New Jersey Rep Gets Blowback on Antigay Statements
February 06 2015 2:51 PM ET

New Jersey Rep Gets Blowback on Antigay Statements

Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. didn't care for fellow N.J. congressman Chris Smith saying gay rights are not human rights.

Rights Groups in 'Recon' Mode Following U.S.-Africa Summit

Was the U.S.-Africa Summit a Bust for LGBT Equality?

After failing to win a seat at the table inside the summit, HRC and Human Rights First are sizing up the potential impact on the lives of LGBTs from the historic U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit.

Gay Activist Confronts Nigeria's President on Homophobic Law

Gay Activist Confronts Nigeria's President on Homophobic Law

President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly told activist Michael Ighodaro that opponents of the law could challenge it in court.

WATCH: Asylum-Seeker Flees Antigay Persecution in Nigeria

WATCH: Asylum-Seeker Flees Antigay Persecution in Nigeria

Apata Aderonke Adejumoke, who has been in the U.K. for 10 years, faces prison or death if deported to Nigeria.

WATCH: Christian Pastors Involved in African LGBT Issues — But Not How You May Think

WATCH: Christian Pastors Involved in African LGBT Issues — But Not How You May Think

A group of Christian pastors in Chicago will provide safe space for LGBTs fleeing draconian laws in Africa.

Nigerians Punished With Public Whipping for Gay Sex

Nigerians Punished With Public Whipping for Gay Sex

Four men from Nigeria were forced to admit to having gay sex, which led to them being arrested and then publicly whipped as punishment.

Whoopi Condemns Anti-LGBT Laws in Africa

Whoopi Condemns Anti-LGBT Laws in Africa

In a video for the Human Rights Campaign, Whoopi Goldberg condemned Uganda's and Nigeria's laws that allow LGBT people to be rounded up and criminally punished.

Nigerian Homes Raided to 'Cleanse' Neighborhood of Gays

Nigerian Homes Raided to 'Cleanse' Neighborhood of Gays

Fourteen young men were dragged out of bed and beaten in the middle of the night for being allegedly gay.

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria 'Thank God' for Anti-LGBT Laws

Catholic Bishops in Nigeria 'Thank God' for Anti-LGBT Laws

Catholic bishops in Nigeria congratulated the president on law that imprisons LGBT people.

Archbishop of Canterbury to African Churches: Respect Gays

Archbishop of Canterbury to African Churches: Respect Gays

The Archbishop of Canterbury, spiritual head of the worldwide Anglican Communion, pleas for respect for LGBT people ahead of his African visit.

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