Authorities in Cameroon are relying on bizarre stereotypes to convict people of being gay, a crime in the central-west African country bordering Nigeria.
The threats of violence that preceded withdrawal of a lawsuit demanding equality from Jamaica's Supreme Court underscore the plight of LGBT people in the island nation.
The governing body for amateur hockey in Canada has made its policies more welcoming for transgender players.
Extreme conservatives in this Central Asian country believe "degeneratism" can be found in a gay person's DNA.
A German activist attending a gay rights conference in the Serbian capital of Belgrade was attacked by xenophobic and possibly homophobic men over the weekend.
Homophobia is alive and well even in relatively liberal countries, as a young gay man discovered last week in Wales when an attacker threw an antigay slur and gasoline at the man, blinding him in one eye.
This week, the aboriginal music world is celebrating ICEIS Rain: a female singer who is also businessman Massey Whiteknife, a two-spirit gay man.
The Human Rights Campaign has asked the federal government to investigate the World Congress of Families to see if the antigay group violated U.S. sanctions in its work with Russian lawmakers.
Sergio Urrego, 16, is dead after he was allegedly harassed by administrators at his Colombian Catholic school, where the principal accused him of being a gay atheist and anarchist.
It's an ironic twist in which seven Egyptian men accused of being gay might be exonerated by the insulting, inaccurate 'medical' tests to which they were subjected.
Orashia Edwards is still fighting for asylum despite evidence he'd be in danger if deported.
A month after Uganda repealed its draconian antigay law, Gambia passes an almost identical bill that would put gays behind bars for life in many cases.