Topics :: anti-gay laws

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda’s New Law

By Winnie McCroy | Wednesday Apr 23, 2014
Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

Bishop Terry Angel Mason on HIV and Uganda

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
Bishop Terry Angel Mason wants to make the world safe for LGBTs, here and in Uganda. But first, he needs to get his family safely out.

Indian Supreme Court Will Reconsider Colonial-Era Sodomy Law

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Apr 22, 2014
India’s LGBT advocates get a final chance to overturn the colonial-era Section 377 Sodomy Laws.

Putin Would Be Proud: ’No Homo Promo’ Laws Around the Nation

By Sasha Razumikhin | Saturday Apr 19, 2014
"No Promo Homo" laws forbid teachers from discussing gay and transgender issues (including sexual health and HIV/AIDS awareness) in a positive light - if at all.

Brunei to Punish Same-Sex Acts With Death By Stoning

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Lawmakers in Brunei, the sovereign state in southeast Asia near Borneo, are gearing up to introduce a new penal code that will allow death by stoning for acts of gay sex.

Denied a Marriage License, Fla. Couple Sue Country Clerk :: The Interview

By Mike Halterman | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On Tuesday, April 1, a Key West couple attempted to apply for a marriage license at the Monroe County clerk’s office. They were denied. They’re suing. Here’s what they have to say.

Egyptian Court Sentences 4 Gay Men to Prison for ’Debauchery’

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Apr 7, 2014
A law banning "debauchery" was used Monday in Egypt to sentence four gay men to prison for throwing "deviant parties" and wearing women’s clothing.

Campaign Of Hate: Russia And Gay Propaganda

By Kyle Thomas Smith | Monday Apr 7, 2014
Michael Lucas delivers rush work on a matter of the utmost urgency.

Uganda: Police Raid US Project that Assisted Gays

By Rodney Muhumuza | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A Ugandan government spokesman says police have raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to homosexuals.

Miss. Governor Signs Religious Practices Bill

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Friday Apr 4, 2014
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Thursday that supporters say will assure unfettered practice of religion without government interference but that opponents worry could lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians.