German President Joachim Gauck has decided, due to Russia’s human rights violations, that he will not be attending the Sochi Games in February next year.
Republican Representative of Virginia Randy Forbes is campaigning against gay politicians by requesting that the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) not endorse any gay candidates, simply because of their orientation.
Three years after its 2010 founding, courtesy of Dan Savage and Terry Miller, the It Gets Better Project (IGB) launched a new video campaign in response to Russia’s discriminatory anti-gay laws.
The promoters of Sir Elton John’s Russian tour have put to rest the rumors that the renowned singer wouldn’t travel to Moscow to perform, despite tickets being sold out.
On December 4, conservative commentator Glenn Beck said that the opponents of marriage equality need to face the fact that “they lost the war” and change their approach.
Nikolai Alexeyev, the founder of Moscow Pride, and fellow activist Yaroslav Yevtushenko were each fined the equivalent of $120 for holding a banner contesting the existence of “Gay Propaganda” near a public library in the city of Arkhangelsk on Tuesday, December 3.
Citing a recent judgment delivered by the European Court of Justice (ECJ), the Refugee Appeals Board in Malta has granted asylum to an 18-year-old Nigerian man, who had faced anti-gay persecution in his home country.
In order to evade providing benefits to LGBT National Guard members, Oklahoma Governor Marry Fallin has decided the state will no longer process military spousal benefit applications at all—gay or otherwise.
Companies of all types tend to change their approaches from one market to another; however, Sweden-based furniture company Ikea is drawing a lot of ire for removing a story about a lesbian couple from the Russian version of the Ikea Family Live magazine’s December issue.