Trump Administration to Deny Visas to Same-Sex Partners of Diplomats, U.N. Officials
The new policy will insist they be married—even if they're from countries that criminalize gay marriage.
In Swift and Historic Shift, Germany Approves Same-Sex Marriage
German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s abrupt willingness to take up the issue leads to swift action in German parliament.
Lithuania Opens Door to Gay Chechens Fleeing Persecution, While U.S. Slams It Shut
Survivors of prison camps in Russia are looking for some place to go.
Female and Transgender Troops Fear Combat Exclusion in Trump’s Pentagon
Trump and his deputies are skeptical of historic policy changes at the Pentagon opening up combat jobs to women and allowing transgender troops to serve openly.
‘Carnal Intercourse Against the Order of Nature’ Is Still Illegal in India
The country's top court declined to revisit a law that targets gay sex — the latest setback for the subcontinent’s LGBT community and its struggle for equality.
Top U.S. Spy: ‘Use Whatever Bathroom You Want’
James Clapper wades into the transgender bathrooms debate.
Washington and London Are Looking For a Few Good Gay Spies
Britain's MI6 flew the rainbow flag from their London headquarters on Tuesday -- but intelligence agencies have not always been so accepting of LGBT spies.
European Union Joins the Backlash Over Transgender Rights in U.S. States
The European Union accuses three U.S. states with anti-LGBT laws of violating UN rights covenant .
One by One, Bangladesh’s Activists Are Being Hacked to Death
This week, a professor and two LGBT rights activists were hacked to death in Bangladesh.
Anti-Gay Law Has German Firm Saying ‘Nein’ to North Carolina
Deutsche Bank scuttles plans to add jobs in North Carolina due to the state's anti-gay law.
India: A Microcosm of Tensions on LGBT Rights
South Asia stands in the middle of a deep divide on LGBT rights in the international community and reframes the existing narrative of LGBT rights as only a Western value.
Obama Nominates First Openly Gay Secretary of the Army
Fanning would join a new leadership team atop the Army.
White Supremacist Web Forum Suggests Burning Rainbow Flags for July 4
Just a week after the Supreme Court knocked down a gay-marriage ban in the United States, white supremacists are suggesting burning rainbow flags for July 4.
Can the Supreme Court’s Marriage Decision Help the World’s Most Homophobic Country?
Nigeria's draconian anti-gay law has trampled human rights, exacerbated the country's HIV crisis, and fueled vicious police crackdowns — and it isn't going anywhere.