An ancient tradition is slowly disappearing as many transgender youths choose to become beauticians instead of bissu
The blind-folded man was held at the top of the tall block somewhere in Iraq while his captors took pictures of his final moments on mobile phones.
Would you ever consider relocating to the Middle East for work purposes? And is the situation different for gay people who move there as opposed to nationals?
ince June 2014, Isis has steadily released a series of gruesome images of the cold-blooded murder of a number of men for allegedly having gay sex
An Indonesian regency has passed legislation requiring schools to teach boys and girls separately and hopes to follow that up with a ban prohibiting the two sexes from riding motorcycles together. Aceh, the only province that abides by Islamic sharia law in the Muslim-dominated nation, has over the years passed a series of strict faith-based…
A Sinner in Mecca is proving to be the most controversial film at this year’s Hot Docs festival in Toronto
Psychologists in Iran have reportedly pushed LGBT patients toward hormone therapy and eventually surgery.
For a gay filmmaker, filming in Saudi Arabia presents two serious challenges: filming is forbidden in the country and homosexuality is punishable by death
UN says it doesn’t have the resources to support the hundreds of thousands of refugees in Turkey
A man in Western Syria suspected of being a homosexual was blindfolded and made to run through a field by Islamic State fighters as they stoned him to death
Malaysia is one of the world’s worst countries for transgender people, said Human Rights Watch which recently released a report
The LGBT community which “practices same-sex relationships” needed to be fought and punished and not recognized said Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia’s ulama council chairman
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
The National Report on the LGBT Community Dialogue has documented widespread instances of abuse, discrimination and rights violations
National Unity Consultative Council ‘s deputy chairman said it is under pressure from political parties to remove the clause prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation
The Muslim holy month of Ramadan begins on June 28, the same day as the Pink Dot event — Singapore’s only legal way to allow LGBT community members celebrate who they are