Topics :: anti-gay human rights abuses

Campaign Of Hate: Russia And Gay Propaganda

By Kyle Thomas Smith | Monday Apr 7, 2014
Michael Lucas delivers rush work on a matter of the utmost urgency.

Gay Men Will All Need Diapers, Says Nigerian Columnist

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Mar 25, 2014
Nigerian columnist Benedict Hart publicly voiced his support for the country’s new anti-gay law, saying that too much gay sex will have gay men wearing diapers.

Biden Pushes for ENDA, Blasts Human Rights Abuses

By Winnie McCroy | Sunday Mar 23, 2014
At a Human Rights Campaign Gala this weekend in Los Angeles, Vice President Joe Biden delivered a powerful speech to 1,000 guests, putting the world on blast for human rights abuses by focusing on the floundering Employment Non-Discrimination Act.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively: Putin is ’Defender of Human Rights’

By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Mar 13, 2014
Anti-gay pastor Scott Lively stepped up to say that Russian President Vladimir Putin was a "defender of true human rights" for his recent decisions to target the LGBT community and to invade Ukraine.

US: Syria Leads Human Rights Violations in 2013

By Lara Jakes | Thursday Feb 27, 2014
A chemicals weapons attack in Syria last summer that the U.S. says killed more than 1,400 people was the world’s worst human rights violation of 2013, the Obama administration concluded Thursday.

Study: LGBT Individuals Living in Anti-Gay Communities Die Early

By EDGE | Sunday Feb 16, 2014
A study found that lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals who lived in communities with high levels of anti-gay prejudice have a shorter life expectancy of 12 years on average compared with their peers in the least prejudiced communities.

Pussy Riot to Appear at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Jan 28, 2014
The freed members of the band Pussy Riot will speak at a Feb. 5 Amnesty International Concert at Brooklyn’s Barclays Center.

Gay ’Prisoner of Conscience’ Dies In Cameroon

Sunday Jan 12, 2014
A gay man in Cameroon who was jailed for sending a text message to another man saying "I’m very much in love with you," and who was later declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International, has died, according to a lawyer who worked on his case.

Shaken and Stirred: The Stoli Boycott, a PR Cocktail Recipe for Disaster

By Steve Weinstein | Sunday Sep 22, 2013
Activists and critics weigh in on the boycott against Russian vodka.

Russia Defends Anti-Gay Law In Letter to IOC

By Stephen Wilson | Thursday Aug 22, 2013
The Russian government assured the IOC on Thursday it will not discriminate against homosexuals during the Sochi Olympics, while defending the law against gay "propaganda" that has provoked an international backlash.