In February, the Kazakhstan Senate passed a measure barring “propaganda of a non-traditional sexual orientation,” which appears to directly conflict with Principle 6.
Hong Kong bills itself as Asia’s World City, a cutting-edge metropolis that effortlessly fuses the traditional and the modern
Cliff Buddle says urgent law reform is needed to ensure they don’t have to battle for their rights in court
The court argued it was the job of Parliament, not judges, to repeal controversial laws
Although there is little outright hostility toward the LGBT community in Japan, there hasn’t much outright acceptance, either — at least until now
In India, homosexuality isn’t a foreign concept—it’s been referenced in ancient religious texts and decades-old literature.
Psychologists in Iran have reportedly pushed LGBT patients toward hormone therapy and eventually surgery.
Country doing all it can in both word and deed to institutionalize anti-gay discrimination despite the UN concern
Embassy calls on Kyrgyz lawmakers to oppose legislation that would criminalize expressions of identity or limit civil society
The proposed law said anal sex between men and rubbing of body parts between women for stimulation were to be outlawed and applied to Muslims and others
Criminalizing the gay community not acceptable and parliament cannot ignore the LGBT community, says Ashish Shelar, Mumbai chief of the Bharatiya Janata Party
The Law Ministry is trying to enact punitive laws that re-criminalize LGBT relationships, completely overturning previous Supreme Court decisions
Singapore’s highest court is hearing the case of a gay couple appealing against the dismissal of their challenge that the anti-gay ‘Section 377A’ law is unconstitutional
“I apologize if my initial statement conveyed insensitivity…I want you to know that I am not indifferent to your pain and frustration,” said Archbishop William Goh
Human rights activists in 13 cities on four continents are conducting an “international day of action” on June 27 to press for the sultan of Brunei to repeal his anti-gay laws
Lebanon still imposes significant legal and social discrimination against gay and transgender individuals, say LGBT activists