Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats
April 18 2014 5:27 PM ET

Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats

Sunnivie Brydum

Robert Mugabe promised that Zimbabwe will not tolerate Western ideas about the equality of LGBT people, nor will it welcome diplomats who share those perspectives.

Activists Seek Funds to Flee Violent Homophobia in Uganda
April 17 2014 7:42 PM ET

Activists Seek Funds to Flee Uganda

Sunnivie Brydum

After multiple police raids, LGBT and HIV activists are looking to escape from Uganda's oppressive, violent, and state-sanctioned homophobia.

Egypt: Cops Crack Down on Gays, Raid Homes
April 17 2014 2:12 PM ET

Egypt: Cops Crack Down on Gays, Raid Homes

Michelle Garcia

Gay men in Egypt are on guard as a recent rash of raids has targeted their homes.

WATCH: Maltese Celebrate Civil Unions, Adoption Rights for Same-Sex Couples
April 16 2014 5:49 PM ET

WATCH: Malta Celebrates Passage of Civil Unions

Sunnivie Brydum

Members of Parliament in the island nation of Malta approved legislation Monday granting same-sex couples the right to enter into a civil union and adopt children together.

Brunei Brings Back Death by Stoning
April 16 2014 1:54 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.

Indian Supreme Court Recognizes Third Gender
April 15 2014 5:01 PM ET

Indian Supreme Court Recognizes Third Gender

Sunnivie Brydum

In a landmark ruling, India's highest court has declared that transgender Indians are entitled to the same rights as all other citizens of the nation.

WATCH: Antigay Activists Arrested at Canadian University
April 15 2014 3:32 PM ET

WATCH: Antigay Activists Arrested at Canadian University

Trudy Ring

U.S. right-wing activist Peter LaBarbera and Canadian Bill Whatcott were arrested after refusing to leave the University of Regina campus, where they were passing out antigay literature.

Finnish Postal Service Will Release Tom of Finland Stamps
April 14 2014 2:55 PM ET

Finnish Postal Service Will Release Tom of Finland Stamps

Daniel Reynolds

The stamps feature homoerotic images from the oeuvre of Tom of Finland, whom the postal service calls 'one of the most well-known Finnish artists around the world.'

Antigay Activist Denied Canadian Entry, Citing 'Hate Propaganda' Law
April 11 2014 2:40 PM ET April 11 2014 6:20 PM ET

Upon Appeal, Antigay Activist Enters Canada

Sunnivie Brydum

Prominent antigay activist Peter LaBarbera was turned away at the Canadian border, with officials telling him his scheduled remarks at an anti-abortion convention would violate Canada's prohibition on hate speech. After an appeal, however, the antigay pundit was eventually allowed in the country.

Italy: Town Must Recognize Gay Marriage Performed in U.S.
April 10 2014 1:13 PM ET

Italy: Town Must Recognize Gay Marriage Performed in U.S.

Lucas Grindley

A court ruling in the city of Grosseto could have big implications for LGBT people in Italy.

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