Kerry Threatens Aid Cuts Over Uganda's 'Jail the Gays' Law
February 24 2014 3:32 PM ET

Kerry Threatens Aid Cuts Over Uganda's 'Jail the Gays' Law

Sunnivie Brydum

After weeks of flip-flopping, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni signed into law a bill that imposes lifetime prison sentences for many LGBT people.

WATCH: LGBT Pride in Moscow's Red Square
February 23 2014 7:09 PM ET

WATCH: LGBT Pride in Moscow's Red Square

Trudy Ring

Well, not exactly. But as part of a new social change initiative, UNHATE News, young people are submitting stories of news they'd like to see — and they have a chance to get U.N. support for their causes.

Down to the Wire: Actual Science vs. Uganda's 'Scientists'
February 21 2014 8:36 PM ET

Down to the Wire: Actual Science vs. Uganda's 'Scientists'

Sunnivie Brydum

American scientists and even the president take on the two-page press release from supposed 'scientists' that convinced the Ugandan president to sign the Anti-Homosexuality Bill.

LGBT Social Network Doesn't Violate 'Gay Propaganda' Ban
February 21 2014 2:53 PM ET

LGBT Social Network Doesn't Violate 'Gay Propaganda' Ban

Sunnivie Brydum

A Russian judge ruled that the administrator of an LGBT support group on social networks did not violate the country's ban on 'gay propaganda' to minors.

WATCH: HRC Links Antigay Americans to Russia's Anti-LGBT Climate
February 20 2014 3:54 PM ET

WATCH: HRC Links Antigay Americans to Russia's Anti-LGBT Climate

Sunnivie Brydum

A new video from the Human Rights Campaign takes American antigay activists to task for stoking the flames of LGBT hatred in Russia.

Antigay Ugandan Politicians Double Down as World Outrage Increases
February 19 2014 9:07 PM ET

Uganda's Politicians Double Down as World Outrage Spreads

Sunnivie Brydum

As the world waits for President Yoweri Museveni to sign the hateful Anti-Homosexuality Bill into law, activists in Uganda and around the world are mobilizing.

Gambian President Vows to Fight Gay 'Vermin' Like 'Malaria-Causing Mosquitoes'
February 19 2014 5:12 PM ET

Gambian President Vows to Fight Gay 'Vermin'

Daniel Reynolds

Yahya Jammeh, president of The Gambia, condemned LGBT people during a recent televised address.

If You Ask These Queens, Sochi's Gay Scene Is No Drag
February 19 2014 6:00 AM ET

If You Ask These Queens, Sochi's Gay Scene Is No Drag

Ryan Howe

While in Russia, we explored the short history of Sochi’s drag culture and the queens who started it.

Obama to Uganda's President: Don't Sign Antigay Law
February 17 2014 4:03 PM ET

Obama to Uganda's President: Don't Sign Antigay Law

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The president releases a statement saying that signing the bill "will mark a serious setback for all those around the world who share a commitment to freedom, justice and equal rights.”

Watch: Lawmakers Cheer As Ugandan President Declares War on Homosexuals
February 17 2014 2:28 PM ET

WATCH: Ugandan President Cheered for War on Homosexuals

Diane Anderson-Minshall

The lawmaker will sign an anti-homosexuality bill that mandates sentences — including life in prison — for those accused of either having sex with members of their own gender, not reporting LGBT people to authorities, or supporting LGBT people or civil rights.

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