#gay rights

  • Article: A Tanzanian Governor Created a Team to Hunt Down LGBTQ People

    A Tanzanian Governor Created a Team to Hunt Down LGBTQ People

    By Jerica Deck|Nov. 1, 2018

    People are facing violence, anal examinations, and a 30-year prison sentence. Read more

  • Article: 'Fighting for Survival,' Senegal's Gay Community Is on Its Own

    'Fighting for Survival,' Senegal's Gay Community Is on Its Own

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Sept. 27, 2018

    LGBTQ+ people in Senegal who report violence and verbal abuse risk being arrested themselves. Read more

  • Article: Kenya Just Ruled That a Forced Bodily Exam of Homosexuals Are Illegal

    Kenya Just Ruled That a Forced Bodily Exam of Homosexuals Are Illegal

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|March 23, 2018

    But the persecution of the LGBTQ commnunity persists throughout the world. Read more

  • Article: Gays in Ecuador Face Torture at 'Conversion Therapy' Clinics, Rights Groups Say

    Gays in Ecuador Face Torture at 'Conversion Therapy' Clinics, Rights Groups Say

    From Thomson Reuters Foundation|Feb. 9, 2018

    The illegal clinics use violent torture as "treatment.” Read more

  • Article: India Gay Pride Parade Shows Hope for Country Where Being Gay Is Still a Crime

    India Gay Pride Parade Shows Hope for Country Where Being Gay Is Still a Crime

    By Olivia Kestin|Nov. 13, 2017

    Love is love. Read more

  • Article: Scotland Is Set to Pardon Men Convicted of Homosexual Acts Under ‘Turing Law’

    Scotland Is Set to Pardon Men Convicted of Homosexual Acts Under ‘Turing Law’

    By Imogen Calderwood|Sept. 1, 2017

    It will follow England and Wales. Read more

  • Article: Germany Finally Overturns Arrests of Gay Men, Nearly 50 Years Later

    Germany Finally Overturns Arrests of Gay Men, Nearly 50 Years Later

    By Colleen Curry|March 23, 2017

    Justice is finally served. Read more

  • Article: Not so fast: Judge blocks anti-gay law in Mississippi

    Not so fast: Judge blocks anti-gay law in Mississippi

    By Meghan Werft|July 1, 2016

    House Bill 1523 wanted to do what? Read more