WATCH: Irish Lawmakers Call Out 'Rampant Homophobia'
February 05 2014 7:28 PM ET

WATCH: Irish Pols Slam 'Rampant Homophobia'

Sunnivie Brydum

Two Irish representatives delivered impassioned speeches taking aim at homophobia in the Irish Senate and the European Union Parliament Tuesday.

WATCH: Despite Antigay Law, Mumbai Holds Biggest Pride Ever
February 05 2014 5:13 PM ET

Despite Antigay Law, Mumbai Holds Biggest Pride Ever

Sunnivie Brydum

In the first Pride celebration since India's Supreme Court recriminalized gay sex, LGBT Indians came out in droves.

WATCH: Gay Russians Brutally Attacked on Camera
February 04 2014 4:22 PM ET

WATCH: Gay Russians Brutally Attacked on Camera

Sunnivie Brydum

A new video from Human Rights Watch puts on display the horrifying violence LGBT Russians face on a regular basis.

Scotland Establishes Marriage Equality
February 04 2014 3:15 PM ET

Scotland Establishes Marriage Equality

Kevin OKeeffe

The Marriage and Civil Partnership (Scotland) Bill passed through Parliament by a 105-18 vote.

Dozens of LGBT Rights Protestors Arrested in Idaho Capitol
February 04 2014 1:31 PM ET

Dozens of LGBT Rights Protestors Arrested in Idaho Capitol

Kevin OKeeffe

The demonstration was designed to persuade the state Senate to pass gender identity and sexual orientation discrimination protections.

3 Russians Convicted of Brutally Murdering Gay Man
February 03 2014 2:53 PM ET

Three Russians Convicted of Brutally Murdering Gay Man

Michelle Garcia

In a rare move for the Russian judicial system, three men were convicted of brutally murdering a man they perceived to be gay.

St. Patrick's Day Parade Organizers Reject Application of LGBT Group
February 02 2014 2:04 PM ET

St. Patrick's Day Parade Organizers Reject LGBT Group

Jase Peeples

Organizers of the St. Patrick's Day Parade in South Boston say LGBT organizations are banned from participating because they 'are sending out the wrong messages.'

WATCH: Swedes Sing Russian National Anthem to Show LGBT Support
January 31 2014 6:18 PM ET

WATCH: Swedes Sing Russian Anthem For LGBT Support

Jase Peeples

2,000 people gathered in Stockholm's Olympic Stadium to show their support of LGBT people in Russia by singing the Russian National Anthem surrounded by rainbow flags.

Page with Letters from LGBT Teens Accused of Violating Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Ban
January 31 2014 3:26 PM ET

Do Letters from LGBT Teens VIolate Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Ban?

Sunnivie Brydum

The lawmaker who introduced St. Petersburg's ban on 'gay propaganda' filed a complaint against a journalist who hosts a social networking group that shares letters from LGBT teens.

Russian Activist Sues Actor Over 'Burn Gays Alive' Comment
January 30 2014 8:59 PM ET

Russian Activist Sues Actor Over 'Burn Gays Alive' Comment

Sunnivie Brydum

The LGBT activist says he doesn't expect the suit to succeed in Russian courts but hopes to bring the case to the European Court of Human Rights.

India Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Antigay Ruling
January 28 2014 3:29 PM ET

India Supreme Court Won't Reconsider Antigay Ruling

Trudy Ring

The court today refused to review its December decision reinstating a law that criminalizes gay sex.

STUDY: LGBT Rights on Right Track, But Not There Yet
January 28 2014 2:38 PM ET

STUDY: LGBT Rights Progress, But Not There Yet

Kevin OKeeffe

The Movement Advancement Project's 2014 report finds news both good (marriage equality) and bad (lack of antibullying laws) in LGBT rights progress since 2012.

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