Lesbian Asylum-Seeker Faces Deportation From U.K. to Uganda
May 21 2014 9:48 PM ET

Lesbian Asylum-Seeker Faces Deportation From U.K. to Uganda

Trudy Ring

Aidah Asaba has been told to prepare for deportation Saturday to a nation with a virulently homophobic climate, but activists are pleading her case in a variety of ways.

Gambian President on Gay Asylum-Seekers: 'I Will Kill Them'
May 16 2014 3:10 PM ET

Gambian President on Gay Asylum-Seekers: 'I Will Kill Them'

Trudy Ring

President Yahya Jammeh says those who flee his country and claim they were persecuted for being gay are liars, and he will punish them.

Putin Claims 'Gay Nazis' Behind Ukrainian Unrest
May 16 2014 2:02 PM ET

Putin Claims 'Gay Nazis' Behind Ukrainian Unrest

Sunnivie Brydum

The Russian president takes a page out of a notorious antigay American evangelical's playbook and claims that gay people are the cause of the current conflict in Ukraine.

Op-ed: Equality at Home and Abroad
May 16 2014 5:10 AM ET

Op-ed: Equality at Home and Abroad

Ty Cobb

If the events of the last year clearly display, LGBT rights is a global issue, and not just a Western one.

WATCH: Malaysia's Battle for Transgender Rights
May 13 2014 3:10 PM ET

WATCH: Malaysia's Battle for Transgender Rights

Parker Marie Molloy

Often deprived of health care and legal recognition, Malaysia's transgender population is mounting a legal challenge against laws that prohibit their self-expression.

Tenfold Spike in Anti-LGBT Attacks in Uganda Since Antigay Law's Passage
May 12 2014 4:35 PM ET

REPORT: Tenfold Spike in Anti-LGBT Attacks in Uganda

Sunnivie Brydum

Sexual Minorities Uganda reports more than 160 incidents of violence and harassment against Ugandans perceived to be LGBTI since the nation's parliament ratified the Anti-Homosexuality Act six months ago.

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