Moscow Club Central Station to Reopen
May 28 2014 8:10 PM ET

Moscow Club Central Station to Reopen

Trudy Ring

The gay nightclub, which closed in March after a series of attacks, will reopen in a new location.

Peru's First Out Lawmaker Shakes Up Discussion on LGBT Rights
May 28 2014 4:24 PM ET

Peru's First Out Lawmaker Shakes Up Discussion on LGBT Rights

Thom Senzee

After coming out this weekend in a popular national publication, Carlos Bruce looks to change the way LGBT people are perceived in the largely conservative nation of Peru.

Orthodox Church Leaders Blame Conchita Wurst for Balkan Floods
May 24 2014 1:45 PM ET

Orthodox Church Leaders Blame Conchita Wurst for Balkan Floods

Trudy Ring

'God sent the rains as a reminder that people should not join the wild side,' says the patriarch of Montenegro, in attributing the disaster to the drag performer's Eurovision win.

Lesbian Asylum-Seeker Faces Deportation From U.K. to Uganda
May 21 2014 9:48 PM ET

Lesbian Asylum-Seeker Faces Deportation From U.K. to Uganda

Trudy Ring

Aidah Asaba has been told to prepare for deportation Saturday to a nation with a virulently homophobic climate, but activists are pleading her case in a variety of ways.

Gambian President on Gay Asylum-Seekers: 'I Will Kill Them'
May 16 2014 3:10 PM ET

Gambian President on Gay Asylum-Seekers: 'I Will Kill Them'

Trudy Ring

President Yahya Jammeh says those who flee his country and claim they were persecuted for being gay are liars, and he will punish them.

Putin Claims 'Gay Nazis' Behind Ukrainian Unrest
May 16 2014 2:02 PM ET

Putin Claims 'Gay Nazis' Behind Ukrainian Unrest

Sunnivie Brydum

The Russian president takes a page out of a notorious antigay American evangelical's playbook and claims that gay people are the cause of the current conflict in Ukraine.

Op-ed: Equality at Home and Abroad
May 16 2014 5:10 AM ET

Op-ed: Equality at Home and Abroad

Ty Cobb

If the events of the last year clearly display, LGBT rights is a global issue, and not just a Western one.

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