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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.

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.

'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.

Obama Pressed to Appoint State Department Envoy for LGBT Rights

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Oct 18
President Barack Obama is being urged to appoint a special envoy for LGBT Human Rights within the State Department who would serve as the principal advisor on LGBT issues to the secretary of State.

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.

US Condemns Kyrgyzstan for 'Gay Propaganda' Measure

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 14
The U.S. condemned Kyrgyzstan for their plans to adopt legislation to ban "gay propaganda," saying that the discriminatory law will hurt the Central Asian nation.

Egyptian Police Use Grindr to Arrest Gay Men, Lesbians

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 18
A new report reveals Egyptian police are using dating apps like Grindr to hunt down and arrest gay people.

Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Sep 16
A politician from Kazakhstan claims that "blood tests for degeneratism" can weed out gays, and that homosexuality should be made illegal.

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