Thai 52-year-old transgender candidate, Pauline Ngarmpring, as preferred is pursuing a bid to become the country’s first transgender prime minister.
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An Instagram account that published comic strips depicting the struggles of gay Muslims in Indonesia has disappeared from the site.
Pamela K. Williams’ candidacy offers the “possibility of making history as the commonwealth’s first openly lesbian state representative”.
Brazil´s Congress has lost an important voice for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people at a time when it is most needed Jean Wyllys.
The conviction of Mohamed Al-Ghaity, a host on satellite channel LTV, reveals the lengths the government will go to crackdown on discussion of LGBT issues.
Egypt TV host Mohammed el-Gheiti was found guilty of encouraging immorality over an August 2018 segment in which his guest speaker described his profession.
About 40 men and women have been detained on suspicion of being gay since December and reports say at least two of them have died of torture in detention.
Just two days after been named host of the Academy Awards, Kevin Hart has stepped down following an outcry over past homophobic tweets by the comedian.
In launching its global Write for Rights campaign, Amnesty International brings a spotlight on brave women harassed and jailed for their human rights work.
The Green-Rainbow Party (GRP) statewide candidates earned enough votes to be formally recognized as an official party in the state of Massachusetts.