New Ugandan Law to Crack Down on NGOs 'Promoting Bad Homosexuality'
April 29 2014 5:10 PM ET

New Ugandan Law to Crack Down on NGOs 'Promoting Homosexuality'

Sunnivie Brydum

The Anti-Homosexuality Act allows for the imprisonment of leaders of nongovernmental agencies that work with the LGBT community, but a new law could make punishments even harsher.

Japan's First Lady Shines At Tokyo Pride
April 27 2014 1:33 PM ET

Japan's First Lady Shines At Tokyo Pride

Michelle Garcia

The first lady of Japan is known for taking more liberal stances than her conservative husband.

Uganda's Tallest Peak Now Topped With Rainbow Flag
April 25 2014 4:08 PM ET

Uganda's Tallest Peak Now Topped With Rainbow Flag

Sunnivie Brydum

A California businessman used his vacation in Uganda to plant an LGBT pride flag atop the country's highest mountain.

Antigay Protesters Disrupt Showing of LGBT Youth Film in Moscow
April 25 2014 3:41 PM ET

Antigay Protesters Disrupt Showing of LGBT Youth Film in Moscow

Trudy Ring

At the premiere screening of Children 404, a documentary on LGBT teens in Russia, protesters demanded to know if minors were present and had police check IDs.

Health Care Workers Must Out LGBT Ugandans, According to New Guidelines
April 24 2014 3:30 PM ET

Health Care Workers Must Out LGBT Ugandans

Sunnivie Brydum

The recently revised draft guidelines for Ugandan health workers who may encounter LGBT people essentially requires those health care workers to out LGBT Ugandans.

World Bank May Grant Uganda $90 Million Health Care Loan
April 23 2014 3:40 PM ET

World Bank May Grant Uganda $90 Million Health Care Loan

Sunnivie Brydum

A new report argues that Uganda's antigay laws shouldn't necessarily impact a substantial healthcare loan from the World Bank.

Brunei Postpones Death by Stoning Law
April 23 2014 2:09 PM ET

Brunei Postpones Death by Stoning Law

Michelle Garcia

Brunei's government says it will wait to institute its law that allows people to be stoned to death for gay sex and other offenses.

Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats
April 18 2014 5:27 PM ET

Zimbabwe's President Threatens to Deport LGBT-Supportive Diplomats

Sunnivie Brydum

Robert Mugabe promised that Zimbabwe will not tolerate Western ideas about the equality of LGBT people, nor will it welcome diplomats who share those perspectives.

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