A gay journalist from Uzbekistan has been spared deportation from Russia, at least temporarily, after pleading that he would be tortured if he were sent back.
LGBTIQ residents of St. Petersburg, Russia, were victims of more than 100 human rights abuses last year, including two murders, nearby two dozen hate crimes, and 28 detentions of activists, the LGBTIQ rights group Coming Out says.
Tom Malanga of New York wrote this poem about the 42 Nigerians arrested last weekend on homosexuality charges: 42 4 2 Four Two For Too For too long Forced to hide For too long Forbidden to love For 42, A misfortunate place For 42, Prayers for Fortitude For the rest of us Fortunately not sitting …
Confronted with physical assaults and death threats, the Cameroonian LGBTI advocacy group Camfaids has temporarily closed its headquarters, which also serves as an LGBTI meeting place and as a refuge for victims of homophobia. Camfaids officials said the closure, which occurred July 17, will continue while the organization seeks financial support for improved security.
A young Nigerian man was beaten, stripped and humiliated online after he dressed up in female clothing to visit a man he had been chatting with online.
The article “Church leaders plotted attacks on 2 lesbians — their daughters” has been removed from the Erasing 76 Crimes blog pending further investigation into its accuracy.
Prosper, a young Nigerian man, is scared and in shock after his pictures were published online with accusations that he is gay.