London College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree
June 10 2014 11:54 AM ET

College Won't Revoke Sultan of Brunei's Honorary Degree

Thom Senzee

King's College London has rejected an alum's call for the school to rescind the Sultan of Brunei's honorary doctoral law degree.

PHOTOS: Pride Around the World
June 10 2014 5:00 AM ET

PHOTOS: Pride Around the World

Advocate.com Editors

It's only the first weekend in June, but we have Pride celebration photos from Croatia, Romania, Seoul, Guadalajara, and Rome.

Will The UN Appoint This Antigay Ugandan as Its President?
June 09 2014 8:28 PM ET June 11 2014 1:10 PM ET

The U.N. Is About to Appoint This Antigay Ugandan President

Thom Senzee

On Wednesday, the United Nations General Assembly is set to elect Uganda's foreign minister as president. LGBT advocates say that spells bad news for the international body.

Zambian Minister Confirms Government Won't Recognize Gay Citizens' Rights
June 09 2014 6:45 PM ET

Zambian Minister Confirms Government Won't Recognize Gay Citizens' Rights

Michelle Garcia

The foreign affairs minister of Zambia says his government will not recognize the rights of its gay citizens because to do so would contradict that country's Christian values.

Slovakia Becomes Seventh Anti-Equality EU Nation
June 06 2014 7:53 PM ET

Slovakia Becomes Anti-Equality EU Nation #7

Thom Senzee

Slovakian legislators overwhelmingly passed a constitutional amendment defining marriage as the union of a man and a woman.

Ugandan Gov't Investigates Refugee Nonprofit for 'Promoting Homosexuality'
June 05 2014 8:22 PM ET

Ugandan Gov't Investigates Nonprofit for 'Promoting Homosexuality'

Thom Senzee

The investigation prompted false reports of the closure of the Refugee Law Project, based at Uganda's Makere University.

New Campaign To Help Jamaican LGBT Community
June 05 2014 6:43 PM ET

New Campaign Aims to Help Jamaican LGBT Community

Jorge Rodriguez-Jimenez

In honor of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Human Rights First unveiled a new campaign.

Two Men Get Jail Terms for Paris Antigay Attack
June 04 2014 3:22 PM ET

Two Men Get Jail Terms for Paris Antigay Attack

Trudy Ring

The men were sentenced Tuesday for the beating of Wilfred de Bruijn in April 2013.

Fashionistas Shut Down Event Tied to Sultan of Brunei
June 04 2014 2:46 PM ET

Fashionistas Shut Down Event Tied to Sultan of Brunei

Michelle Garcia

Heavyweights in the fashion industry put their foot down on an event put on by the company owned by the antigay sultan of Brunei.

Abused Kids Placed With Gay Couple; Birth Parents Enraged
June 03 2014 3:52 PM ET

Abused Kids Placed With Gay Couple; Birth Parents Enraged

Trudy Ring

The parents claim the placement conflicts with the children's Slovakian and Catholic heritage, but a U.K. judge nixed their appeal.

African Commission on Human Rights Passes LGBT Resolution
June 02 2014 8:08 PM ET

African Commission on Human Rights Passes LGBT Resolution

Thom Senzee

An African Commission on human rights adopted a resolution pledging to fight for LGBT equality and oppose anti-LGBT laws on the continent.

In Recent Election, India's Trans Population Counted for First Time
June 02 2014 7:41 PM ET

India's Trans Population Counted for First Time

Thom Senzee

Transgender Indians were recently recognized by a Supreme Court ruling, allowing them to vote and be fully counted for the first time in India's history.

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