New Study: Social Attitudes Toward Gays and Lesbians Rapidly Changing in Developing World

WASHINGTON, DC — Center for Global Development Senior Fellow Charles Kenny and Researcher Dev Patel released a new study Oct. 13 that finds that as social [...]

Malta Same-Sex Marriage Law Takes Effect

by Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade A law that allows same-sex couples to legally marry in Malta took effect on Friday. Gabi Calleja, coordinator of the [...]

Gay Men Sent to 'Concentration Camps' in Chechnya

by Michael K. Lavers, Washington Blade The city of Grozny in the Russian republic of Chechnya. Authorities have sent gay men in the semi-autonomous Russian [...]

Fidel Castro Leaves Legacy of Oppression, Say Many LGBT Cubans

BY BTL STAFF Cuban revolutionary leader Fidel Castro's death has many LGBT activists reflecting on a history of repression under his regime. "I would never be [...]

New Delhi Pride Parade Marchers Call for End to Anti-LGBT Laws

BY BTL STAFF INDIA – LGBT rights activists marched in New Delhi's Pride parade Nov. 27, calling for the repeal of a law that criminalizes gay sex and for an [...]

Australia turns down national vote on same-sex marriage

BY BTL STAFF Australia – Australia's bid to hold a national vote on whether to legalize same-sex marriage was defeated on Nov. 7 in the upper house of [...]

Controversial Gay Director Focus of Upcoming Documentary

Peter Tatchell with Sir Ian McKellen. #tatchellmovie An interview with Chris Amos, director of the upcoming documentary "Hating Peter Tatchell." First of all, [...]

I Am Arrested by Ugandan Police' -@FrankMugisha

By TJ Rogers Last Thursday, Aug. 4, in the midst of the "Mr. and Ms. Pride" event of Pride Uganda 2016, police raided Venom nightclub and arrested at least 15 [...]

ILGA-Europe Reaction to UK Referendum Result

From Press Release June 24, 2016 ILGA-Europe have always strongly believed in the power of activists and allies to work together for a common goal, namely to [...]

National Gay Media Association Condemns Bangladeshi Editor's Killing

Liz Baudler BANGLADESH – The National Gay Media Association April 27 joins with the world community in condemning the senseless and brutal killing April 26 of [...]

Russian Duma Rejects Bill Criminalizing Gay 'Coming Out'

Russia's lower house of parliament has rejected draft legislation that called for fines and arrests of people who publicly express their homosexuality. The [...]

Global Survey Says Acceptance Of Homosexuality Increasing

BY BTL STAFF WASHINGTON, DC – The Williams Institute and NORC at the University of Chicago surveyed countries from around the world and found that acceptance [...]