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.

Australian First: Both Lesbian Parents Named on Birth Certificate
May 30 2014 8:54 PM ET

Australian First: Both Lesbian Parents Named on Birth Certificate

Thom Senzee

Both women will be listed on their children's birth certificates, while the sperm donor's name will be removed as the father.

South Africa Gets Its First Openly Gay Parliamentarian
May 30 2014 8:31 PM ET

South Africa Gets Its First Openly Gay Parliamentarian

Thom Senzee

Zakhele Mbhele becomes the first openly gay person to serve in South Africa's parliament, and the 203rd openly gay parliamentarian in history.

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.

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