Russia Declares St. Petersburg LGBT Group 'Foreign Agent'
July 24 2014 2:49 PM ET

Russia Declares Gay Group 'Foreign Agent'

Thom Senzee

By requiring Coming Out Russia to register as a 'foreign agent,' a judge has severely hampered the advocacy efforts of the group, it says.

Saudi Man's 'Gay' Tweets Earn 450 Lashes, Jail Time
July 24 2014 1:42 PM ET

Saudi Man's 'Gay' Tweets Earn 450 Lashes, Jail Time

Thom Senzee

A Saudi man, age 24, will be flogged 450 times for allegedly being gay and tweeting about it. He will also be imprisoned for three years.

Op-ed: When It Comes to Stopping HIV, There Is No Silver Bullet
July 24 2014 9:07 AM ET

Op-ed: When It Comes to Stopping HIV, There Is No Silver Bullet

Adam Frankel

There is no one solution to eradicating HIV, but PrEP is a tool that not enough can access.

Op-ed: Vladimir Putin's AIDS Crisis
July 24 2014 7:45 AM ET

Op-ed: Vladimir Putin's AIDS Crisis

Theo Milonopoulos

While a plane went down in Ukraine carrying several HIV and AIDS advocates likely due to Russian-backed separatists, Russia grapples with its own spike in HIV cases.

Top Indian Athlete Banned From Competing Over 'Failed' 'Gender Test'
July 23 2014 3:41 PM ET

Top Indian Athlete Banned From Competing Over 'Failed' 'Gender Test'

Mitch Kellaway

Questions swirl after sprinter Duttee Chand was required to take a career-halting hormone test. Will she be allowed to run again?

Petition Urges Obama: Disinvite Uganda's Antigay President
July 23 2014 3:20 PM ET

Should Obama Host Uganda’s Antigay President at Summit?

Thom Senzee

LGBT ally Milton Allimadi's Change.org petition calls on the U.S. president to exclude Museveni for homophobic remarks, alleged war crimes, and signing Uganda's draconian antigay law.

Op-ed: Why Malaysia Flight 17 Could Hurt LGBT Ukrainians
July 23 2014 8:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Why Malaysia Flight 17 Could Hurt LGBT Ukrainians

Thom Senzee

Ratcheted-up support following the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 could result in less pressure on Kiev to protect and respect LGBT Ukrainians.

Kyrgyzstan Has Invented a Harsher Antigay Law Than Russia
July 22 2014 6:54 PM ET

Which Country Managed to Create an Antigay Law Harsher Than Russia's?

Thom Senzee

Having run out of domestic options, Kyrgyzstani LGBT activists seek international pressure on leaders to back away from a proposed draconian antigay law.

Pride Photos: Munich Cuts Loose
July 22 2014 4:06 AM ET

Pride Photos: Munich Cuts Loose

Advocate.com Editors

Germany loves Gay Pride, and each city takes its turn with huge parades and festivals.

PHOTOS: Caravan of Pride in The Dominican Republic
July 21 2014 5:30 AM ET

PHOTOS: Caravan of Pride in The Dominican Republic

Advocate.com Editors

Honk your horn if you're proud! And join the Caravan of Pride in the Dominican Republic.

After Antigay Facebook Post, Opera Singer Plans Equality Concert
July 20 2014 9:52 PM ET

After Antigay Rant, Opera Singer Plans Equality Concert

Neal Broverman

Tamar Iveri, a Soprano from the nation of Georgia, tries to make amends after a disastrous post that compared gays to sewage.

WATCH: The Trans Reporter Changing Turkish Society
July 20 2014 3:45 PM ET

WATCH: The Trans Reporter Changing Turkish Society

Neal Broverman

Michelle Demishevich is the most prominent transgender person in predominately-Muslim Turkey.

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