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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley Says the US Cannot Ignore Gay Men in Chechnya

Nikki Haley, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations released a statement yesterday about the unconfirmed though widely reported news that…

Transphobic #FreeSpeech Bus is Vandalized With Equality Messages; the Anti-Gay Right Don’t See the Irony

According to Brian Brown, president of the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), two people approached the bus in daylight scratched…

Russia Blocks UN Council from Thanking Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for His Support of Gay Rights

Russia has blocked the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday from thanking outgoing Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his service and…

Commemorating World Aids Day 2016

Today marks World AIDS Day, and despite some progress, 33.3 million people still live with HIV/AIDS. Besides the physical effects of…

Despite Anger and Opposition, United Nations will Keep LGBT Ambassador

Only a few months ago, the United Nations appointed their first-ever independent LGBT rights expert, but a firestorm of criticism…

United Nations Appoints First Independent Investigator to Protect LGBT People Worldwide

The United Nations is further committing to protecting the human rights of LGBT people worldwide by appointing their first-ever independent…

The World Must Speak Out, Gay Syrian Refugee Beheaded in Turkey

A gay Syrian refugee living in Turkey was viciously murdered, leaving a country stunned and a community angry. The man…

The United Nationals Human Rights Council voted in favor of hiring an expert whose job it would be to tackle…

U.S Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power and her Chilean counterpart Ambassador Cristian Barros Melet will hold the first-ever U.N.…

The United Nations has released their first report on the state of human rights of LGBT people. The report, which…

Russia today, failed to prevent the United Nations from extending benefits to same-sex couples during a UN General Assembly budget…

Last year, the United Nations’ Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, issued a ruling that would have offered marital benefits for the first…

This just in from the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission. The International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC)…

In a symbolic gesture, the United Nations Free & Equal campaign  released a music video starring actress and former Miss…

  In a new report out from the Untied Nations, the international organization says that those most at risk for…

In a Wednesday post on HuffPost Politics, Black Star News Editor and Publisher Milton Allimadi penned an impassioned open letter…

Last February, activists called for a boycott of the Beverly Hills Hotel in LA due to the hotel’s ownership by…

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has released a statement via his spokesperson yesterday expressing concerns that Nigeria’s new law that…

  “Same Love” duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis will soon be adding  “equality champions” to their resumes as the United…

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

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

Need some good news? The world is (ever so slightly) getting happier. The World Happiness Report, only the second of…

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

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

While the “Kill the Gays” bill in Uganda was passed by a committee vote on November 23 (now to be…

Created by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, World Food Day is celebrated in over 150 countries…

Angelina Jolie isn’t one to shy away from controversial topics, the director of the film In the Land of Blood…

Image via Passport “For years, Iranian authorities have committed atrocities against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people, incited violence by…

Image via Facebook. During President Barack Obama’s address to the United Nation’s General Assembly, he urged member nations to stand…