As a vehemently anti-gay Republican announces his bid for president, this is what you might want to think about as we head towards the 2016 election.
Washington, DC has banned the use of anti-gay “reparative therapy” on minors.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is preparing to ask the United Nations to outlaw anti-gay “conversion” therapy as a form of torture.
The US Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal against California’s ban on anti-gay “reparative therapy” for minors, thus letting the ban stand.
Lithuania has banned a book of fairy tales as “harmful” due to its portrayal of same-sex couples.
Russia granted permission on May 8 for LGBT rights activists to hold a protest rally, for what is thought to be the first time since the passage of its harsh anti-gay laws nearly a year ago.
The situation in Crimea has only gotten worse for its LGBT residents.
The same Russian lawmaker, Vitaly Milonov, who co-sponsored the homosexual propaganda law in June 2013 that quickly drew international attention to Russia’s human rights issues, has now said that bars and dance venues for the LGBT community should be banned because they are “destroying Russia.”
Pride parades have now been banned in Crimea due to Russia’s anti-gay laws.