The Erasing 76 Crimes blog presents works by artist Vincent Kyabayinze, who appeals for respect for the human rights of LGBTI Ugandans.
Two LGBT rights supporters have vanished in separatist-controlled eastern Ukraine and are feared to have become victims of anti-LGBT forces there, Human Rights Watch says.
Russian official have blocked plans for Pride marches at nine locations, including one in Salekhard, at the Arctic Circle.
Refugee agencies are moving quickly to transport needy clients to the United States, fearing that federal appellate court judges might slam the door shut in refugees’ faces at any moment.
A Tanzanian official has ordered the arrest of three men accused of promoting homosexuality, according to the Associated Press.
To move beyond its violent homophobia, Jamaica needs more practical analysis than what speakers provided at last month’s University of the West Indies symposium, activist Lloyd D’Aguilar writes.
Last year, Steven fled from Uganda to Kenya to escape anti-gay violence. This year, days away from reaching safety in the United States, his travel was blocked by President Trump’s executive order suspending admissions of refugees for 120 days. Because of that executive order, Steven is now homeless, living on the streets of Nairobi, begging …
Lebanon has moved closer to ending prosecutions under its anti-gay law, Human Rights Watch stated yesterday. A Lebanese court ruled that because homosexuality is natural, the law against “intercourse contrary to the order of nature” does not apply to same-sex intimacy.
In Cameroon, LGBT associations are working together as never before, signing up to create a Human Rights Observatory that will act as a watchdog against violations of the rights of LGBT people and human rights defenders.
A court in Lebanon has ruled that homosexuality is natural and is not a criminal offense. [Contrary to an earlier version of this article, the ruling was not made by the Supreme Court in Lebanon.] For English-speakers, details of the ruling must await a translation of an Arabic-language account of the decision. But a dispatch …
Two gay men in relatively tolerant Ivory Coast served a three-month sentence in a rural prison despite the fact that the country has no anti-gay law. The situation highlights the limitations of city-based LGBT rights activism in Ivory Coast and elsewhere in Africa, journalist Robbie Corey-Boulet writes in The Guardian.