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Systemic Killing of Gay Men in Chechnya Needs International Outcry

Novaya Gazeta reported that more than 100 men have been arbitrarily detained in ‘camps‘ and at least three have been…

Record-Breaking Figures in the 2017 HRC Corporate Equality Index

This year has seen record-breaking numbers of companies stepping up with policies protecting LGBTQ rights and equality in the workplace.…

A Ugandan court today has invalidated the country’s anti-gay bill that was signed into law earlier this year by claiming…

A plea by a bisexual Jamaican man was rejected by a court in Leeds, UK after he warned them that…

While we celebrate our recent victories in many places in the Western world, a new study shows that more than…

  Breaking news from MoveOn: The FCC just took the first step toward killing Net Neutrality, by moving ahead with…

Google has taken their stance against Russia’s anti-gay propaganda laws and the International Olympic Committees decision to host the Olympics…

India’s top court upheld a colonial-era ban on gay sex when it dismissed a review petition. According to Bloomberg: “A…

The city of Starkville, Mississippi, a town of almost 24,000 people,  passed a resolution “recognizing the inherent worth” of all…

A Russian man was detained on Saturday after he unfurled a rainbow flag during an Olympic torch relay that was…

The Netherlands has finally adopted legislation that will protect its transgender community by allowing trans people to change their identity…

With the Olympics a little over a month away, the Human Rights Campaign has pledged a sizeable donation hoping to support…

Nelson Mandela who became South Africa’s first black president after the end of apartheid in 1994 has passed away. Mandela’s…

“Gays need to stop whining,” “Gays shouldn’t adopt,” “Gay should have no rights,” “Gays should die”—these are just a few…

All Out has been asking supporters to speak out against Russia’s anti-gay laws by addressing letters to  Coca-Cola, a major…

Few people have inspired me more than Desmond Tutu. He has dedicated his life to bringing peace and justice to…

President Bach, Principle 6 of the Olympic Charter says that discrimination doesn’t belong in the Olympic movement. But, the Olympic…

Here is a list of the people at the International Olympic Committee who are responsible for the continued persecution of…

Cameroon in central Africa has “one of the highest prosecution rates for consensual same-sex sexual relations in the world” according…

What can we do to stop the persecution of gay people in Russia?

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing…

An Uzbek LGBT activist died after being tortured numerous times by a Neo Nazi group. Human rights activist, Dr. Valentin…

The time is fast approaching to take action concerning Russia’s human rights abuses and the persecution of their gay and…

  The United Nations’ human-rights office launched a first-ever global outreach program as part of The Free and Equal campaign…

A military judge today found openly gay Pfc. Bradley Manning not guilty of aiding the enemy. If he were found…

BuzzFeed, the hybrid news and entertainment website, has created a list of  ’36 Photos From Russia That Everyone Needs to…

Putin just signed a sweeping anti-gay law that allows for the persecution of gay and lesbian Russian citizens as well…

While we have been rejoicing in the defeat of DOMA and Prop. 8 yesterday, the Supreme Court on Tuesday issued…

Russia’s lower house of Parliament on Tuesday, approved a bill that stigmatizes Russia’s gay community and bans the distribution of…

After years in high-security prisons being left in deplorable conditions, Army Private Bradley Manning will finally have a fair trail.…

On Friday, governments, organizations, and individuals will reflect upon the challenges facing the worldwide LGBT community for the International Day…