11 Spirit Day Tweets from 11 Surprising Countries
October 19 2014 12:10 PM ET

11 Spirit Day Tweets from 11 Surprising Countries

Thom Senzee

It's no surprise that many in the Western world joined in last week's Spirit Day campaign against bullying. But did you know some Iranians also joined in?

WATCH: Scott Lively From Russia With Hate in 'Sodom' Documentary
October 17 2014 4:55 PM ET

WATCH: Scott Lively From Russia With Hate in Sodom Documentary

Thom Senzee

Homophobe Scott Lively is featured prominently in a twisted 'documentary' produced by Arkady Mamontov, the antigay Russian TV host who thinks gays can rain meteorites down on earth.

Op-ed: LGBT Americans Celebrate, But Atrocities Abroad Escalate
October 17 2014 6:20 AM ET

U.S. LGBTs Celebrate, But Atrocities Abroad Escalate

Ty Cobb

On the eve of the international day of solidarity with LGBT Egyptians, be mindful of how our brothers and sisters abroad still need our support.

25 Senators Urge Obama to Stand Up for LGBT Rights Worldwide
October 16 2014 2:21 PM ET

25 Senators Urge Obama to Stand Up for LGBT Rights Worldwide

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Senators are pressuring President Obama to step up and appoint a special envoy for LGBT rights to the U.S. Department of State to protect LGBT people internationally.

U.S. Marine Charged with Murder of Trans Filipina Woman
October 15 2014 6:58 PM ET

U.S. Marine Charged with Murder of Trans Filipina Woman

Mitch Kellaway

Despite protests from Philippine LGBT rights groups, the American Marine suspected of killing Jennifer Laude Sueselbeck has remained in U.S. custody and now officially faces murder changes.

Death of Trans Filipina Prompts Calls to End Military Pact with U.S.
October 14 2014 6:22 PM ET

Death of Trans Filipina Prompts Calls to End Military Pact with U.S.

Thom Senzee

Protesters, human rights advocates, and local politicians are seeking justice for a murdered transgender woman, asking the U.S. marine suspected of killing her to be turned over to local custody.

WATCH: Psychic Sally Morgan's Husband Reacts to Skeptic with Homophobic Tirade
October 14 2014 6:08 PM ET

WATCH: U.K. Psychic's Husband Reacts to Skeptic with Homophobic Tirade

Thom Senzee

Video shows Sally Morgan's husband going nuclear in a homophobic, threatening rant against a man handing out leaflets debunking the television psychic's powers.

WATCH: Coming Out Day Arrests Are Proof Putin Wants to Turn Back Time
October 14 2014 4:05 AM ET

NCOD Arrests Prove Putin Wants to Turn Back Time

Thom Senzee

Recent arrests of LGBT activists and political overreactions in Russia signal a disconcerting trend that harkens back to the days of the USSR. 

Gay And Lesbian Couples (Almost) Equal to Straight Ones in Estonia
October 10 2014 2:38 PM ET

Former Soviet Nation Gives Same-Sex Couples More Rights

Thom Senzee

Estonia just became the first former Soviet nation to offer legal recognition to same-sex couples.

Op-ed: Where Coming Out Is Dangerous
October 10 2014 5:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Where Coming Out Is Dangerous

Boris Dittrich

This National Coming Out Day on Saturday, celebrate your identity, but also remember the LGBTs around the world who must still hide behind the closet door.

Kenyan Trans Woman Wins Recognition in Landmark Victory
October 09 2014 6:30 AM ET

Kenyan Trans Woman Wins Landmark Victory

Mitch Kellaway

Audrey Mbugua's high-profile lawsuits have not only won her the right to change her school records: They've drawn national attention to the push for transgender equality.

PHOTOS: Antigay Wing Won't Give Up in France, Hosts Huge Rally
October 06 2014 5:10 PM ET

PHOTOS: Antigay Wing Won't Give Up in France, Hosts Huge Rally

Thom Senzee

Ultra-rightists in France are crying vive la difference over parental rights for straight versus same-sex couples.

Gay U.K. Partners Denied Housing for Not Being a 'Regular Couple'
October 06 2014 2:30 PM ET

Gay U.K. Partners Denied Housing for Not Being a 'Regular Couple'

Daniel Reynolds

Olympian Greg Rutherford tweeted his disgust after a gay friend encountered housing discrimination.

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