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AP Interview: Uganda's President Says He's the One Bullied

INTERNATIONAL | By Cara Anna | May 6
There is so much freedom in Uganda that it's nearly anarchy, the country's president joked, stepping carefully around what's an open secret back home: Yoweri Museveni will run for yet another term next year, and surely he will win.

Log Cabin Republicans: Obama Administration Ignoring Iran's Human Rights Abuses

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Mar 29
Log Cabin Republicans accused the Obama administration of ignoring Iran's human rights abuses against gay people and other minorities in an ad unveiled March 20.

U.S. Protection of Gay Iraqis Questioned

INTERNATIONAL | By Heather Cassell | Feb 21
A dozen years after the U.S. invaded Iraq, the government is reluctant to let LGBT Americans know what it was doing to protect gay Iraqis at the height of the violence against them.

Anti-Gay Pastor Scott Lively Won't Be Called 'Anti-Gay'

NATIONAL | By Bobby McGuire | Feb 17
What do you call someone who writes a book claiming that the Nazi party was founded in a gay bar then brags about influencing foreign governments to adopt laws criminalizing homosexuality?

Brazil Panel Delivers Report on Regime Brutality Targeting Minorities, Gays, Others

INTERNATIONAL | Dec 10
After 30 years of impunity for crimes of the state, the National Truth Commission report names 377 people allegedly responsible for 434 deaths and disappearances, and thousands of acts of torture.

Appeals Court Allows Lawsuit Against Anti-Gay Scott Lively to Proceed

INTERNATIONAL | By EDGE | Dec 10
A federal appeals court ruled that the lawsuit against anti-gay pastor Scott Lively for crimes against humanity will be allowed to proceed.

'Thank God Nazis Shot Gays' Tweets Latvian MP -- Before Resigning

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Dec 2
A Latvian lawmaker was forced to resign her position after her scandalous comments about gays posted on Twitter.

18,992 'Massholes' Supported Scott Lively's Failed Bid for Gov.

POLITICS | By Bobby McGuire | Nov 5
Scott Lively, the anti-gay vocal supporter of Uganda's "kill the gays" bill and Russia's "anti-gay propaganda" law, has placed a distant fourth in his bid to become the next governor of Massachusetts.

Uganda Lawmakers To Fast-Track New Anti-Gay Bill

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 31
After an embarrassing defeat of the Uganda Parliament earlier this year by the Constitutional Court, legislators now say they will return on November 4, determined to fast-track a new anti-gay bill.

Conservatives Gaining Force in Brazil Congress

INTERNATIONAL | By Jenny Barchfield | Oct 18
Unease over a worsening economy and deteriorating public safety, plus a backlash against recent gay-rights gains, are propelling a conservative rise in Brazil.

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