Ramzan Kadyrov is using sports diplomacy to bolster his image.
Online protest has scored a solid win for LGBT rights — for now.
CIA insiders worry reforms pushed by Brennan are languishing in his absence.
Unless Congress acts to legislatively protect transgender people’s right to serve, the president can have his way.
The way the president rolled out this decision is almost a textbook example of how not to make difficult decisions on military policy.
If parliament codifies it in the next two years, Taiwan will be a trailblazer in Asia.
Indonesia’s once-vaunted religious pluralism is ceding ground to sharia law.
The move is stunning LGBT activists and is expected to anger evangelicals.
In a country in which HIV and homosexuality are stigmatized, the registry might be more sickness than cure.
Not all of them think a pardon is enough.
The Indonesian president has defended his suggestion that sex offenders be castrated.
Indonesia's government has increased its aggression toward gay communities, and now says they have no space for them.