WATCH: John Oliver Brilliantly Exposes the U.S.-U.K. Influence on Uganda's Antigay Law
June 30 2014 1:10 PM ET

WATCH: John Oliver Brilliantly Exposes the U.S.-U.K. Influence on Uganda's Antigay Law

Jami Smith

Whoops. Turns out that America and Great Britain had a lot to do with the despicable antigay law in Uganda. British comedian and U.S. talk show host John Oliver tries to right the wrong on his HBO show, Last Week Tonight.

Op-ed: Putin’s Anti-LGBT Law Turns One
June 30 2014 4:30 AM ET

Op-ed: Putin’s Anti-LGBT Law Turns One

Ty Cobb

It's been a year since Vladimir Putin signed the law banning LGBT 'propaganda,' and HRC has released a new report documenting ways it has become more dangerous in Russia.

REPORT: One Year Without 'Gay Propaganda' in Russia
June 28 2014 7:00 AM ET

REPORT: One Year Without 'Gay Propaganda' in Russia

Thom Senzee

From Putin's Olympic lies to an absurd Valentine's Day incident at a Russian elementary school, HRC lays out the impact of Russia's nationwide ban on so-called gay propaganda.

Meet the First Gay Couple Legally Wed in Australia
June 27 2014 7:52 PM ET

Meet the First Gay Couple Legally Wed in Australia

Thom Senzee

Australia's conservative prime minister sees no problem with same-sex Aussies marrying inside British Consulate offices in Australia.

Activists: Hundreds of LGBT Refugees Have Fled Uganda
June 27 2014 3:24 PM ET

Activists: Hundreds of LGBT Refugees Fleeing Uganda

Thom Senzee

A Kenyan activist, Ugandan asylum-seeker, and the American Jewish World Service hope to raise awareness about east Africa's beleaguered LGBT community, even as hundreds reportedly flee Uganda.

Luminaries, Leaders Chart Path to Global LGBT Equality
June 25 2014 6:44 PM ET

Luminaries, Leaders Chart Path to Global LGBT Equality

Thom Senzee

LGBT activists, Obama administration officials, international diplomats gathered for White House Global Forum on LGBT Human Rights Tuesday.

Uganda Lashes Out at U.S. Sanctions; Will Hurt 'Most Vulnerable'
June 23 2014 7:45 PM ET

Uganda Lashes Out at U.S. Sanctions

Thom Senzee

Admonitions from Kampala follow last week's news of fresh U.S. sanctions, including the loss of millions in funding for a new health institute and visa denials. 

PHOTOS: Berlin's Christopher Street Day Celebration
June 23 2014 4:54 PM ET

PHOTOS: Berlin's Christopher Street Day Celebration

Advocate.com Editors

A mixture of politics and wild partying, Berlin's annual Christopher Street Day street party is the big final event ending Pride Week each year.

U.S. Could Deny Visas to LGBT Rights Offenders
June 20 2014 1:19 PM ET

Will U.S. Deny Visas to Human Rights Abusers?

Thom Senzee

Out Rep. David Cicilline's Global Respect Act would looks to promote LGBT rights worldwide by denying egregious human rights violators entry into the U.S.

U.S. Ratchets Up Response to Uganda Antigay Law
June 19 2014 3:52 PM ET June 23 2014 8:25 PM ET

U.S. Ratchets Up Response to Uganda's Antigay Law

Thom Senzee

The White House announced that the State Department will prevent some Ugandan officials from entering the U.S., and cut or redirect funds from Uganda's aid package.

How to Support LGBT People Around the World
June 18 2014 7:50 PM ET

How to Support LGBT People Around the World

Dennis Hinzmann

Uganda criminalizes being gay and Thailand shames it. What can you do to help?

Luxembourg Passes Marriage, Adoption for Same-Sex Couples
June 18 2014 7:30 PM ET

Luxembourg's Gay PM Can Now Get Married

Thom Senzee

After five years of work toward marriage equality, Luxembourg has it.

Op-ed: A Bittersweet Trip to My Family's Home Country
June 18 2014 7:00 AM ET

Op-ed: A Bittersweet Trip to My Family's Home Country

Janet Quezada

Even before Janet Quezada went back to her family's homeland to help other LGBT activists, she was met with protests that said LGBT rights are "neo-Imperialist" propaganda.

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