Grindr Responds to Reports Egyptian Cops Using App to Ensnare Gay Men
September 20 2014 7:00 AM ET

Grindr Responds to Reports Egyptian Cops Using App to Ensnare Gays

Thom Senzee

Grindr assures users it is mindful and vigilant about safety concerns, and supports LGBT equality around the globe.

t.A.T.u. Singer OK with Lesbians, But Being Gay Is 'Unmanly'
September 19 2014 6:37 PM ET

t.A.T.u. Singer OK with Lesbians, But Being Gay? 'Unmanly'

Thom Senzee

Russian singer Julia Volkova says gay men have 'no right to be a fag,' but that women should be able to love whomever they want.

PHOTOS: The 12th Gay Pride in Jerusalem
September 19 2014 1:50 PM ET

PHOTOS: The 12th Gay Pride in Jerusalem

Christopher Harrity

Attendance was down this year due to fighting in the Gaza strip over the summer.

Egyptian Police Ensnare Gay Men Using Grindr
September 18 2014 4:00 PM ET

Egyptian Cops Use Grindr for Antigay Witch-Hunt

Thom Senzee

Reports have emerged that Egyptian authorities are exploiting Grindr's mapping power to entrap and arrest gay men.

ISIS Propaganda Claims Gays Are 'Pedophiles,' 'Animals'
September 18 2014 3:04 PM ET

Surprise: ISIS Is Also Antigay

Sunnivie Brydum

A propaganda video hoping to recruit new fighters for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria warns about the dangers of gay teachers in 'infidel' schools.

Drink Baileys in Cameroon, Go to Jail for Being Gay
September 18 2014 1:25 PM ET

Drink Baileys in Cameroon, Go to Jail for Being Gay

Thom Senzee

Authorities in Cameroon are relying on bizarre stereotypes to convict people of being gay, a crime in the central-west African country bordering Nigeria.

Op-ed: Access to Justice in Jamaica Is Sparse for LGBT Citizens
September 17 2014 9:00 AM ET

Op-ed: Justice in Jamaica Is Sparse If You're LGBT

Angeline Jackson

The threats of violence that preceded withdrawal of a lawsuit demanding equality from Jamaica's Supreme Court underscore the plight of LGBT people in the island nation.

Canadian Hockey Opens Doors for Young Trans Players
September 16 2014 7:08 PM ET

Canadian Hockey Opens Doors for Young Trans Players

Annie Hollenbeck

The governing body for amateur hockey in Canada has made its policies more welcoming for transgender players.

America's Globetrotting Homophobes Exposed, Put on Notice in New HRC Report
September 16 2014 5:24 PM ET

Hate: America's Sleeper Export Exposed

Thom Senzee

A new HRC report shows an industry of anti-LGBT hate being exported all around the world.

Kazakhstan Politicians Call for DNA Testing to Identify Gays
September 16 2014 2:38 PM ET

Kazakhstan Politicians Call for DNA Testing to Identify Gays

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

Extreme conservatives in this Central Asian country believe "degeneratism" can be found in a gay person's DNA.

WATCH: 3 Arrested In Brutal Attack on Gay Activist In Belgrade
September 15 2014 4:17 PM ET

Serbia: 3 Arrested In Brutal Attack on Gay Activist

Thom Senzee

A German activist attending a gay rights conference in the Serbian capital of Belgrade was attacked by xenophobic and possibly homophobic men over the weekend.

Gay Photographer Blinded with Gasoline in U.K. Hate Crime
September 15 2014 3:26 PM ET

Gay Photographer Partially Blinded In Possible Hate Crime

Thom Senzee

Homophobia is alive and well even in relatively liberal countries, as a young gay man discovered last week in Wales when an attacker threw an antigay slur and gasoline at the man, blinding him in one eye.

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain
September 13 2014 12:00 PM ET

WATCH: Meet Trailblazing Two-Spirit Performer ICEIS Rain

Mitch Kellaway

This week, the aboriginal music world is celebrating ICEIS Rain: a female singer who is also businessman Massey Whiteknife, a two-spirit gay man.

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