Ugandan LGBT activists have been on edge this year.
Gay Iraqi Ghazwan Alsharif's story about his journey to freedom has been a decade in the making. Next week, Bay Area audiences will have the opportunity to see the award-winning documentary "From Baghdad to The Bay."
Same-sex Romanian couples should have the same family rights as straight couples, Romania's Constitutional Court ruled September 27.
Transgender Bangladeshi activists saw the fruits of their labor pay off last week when the South Asian country's government appointed its first-ever transgender person to a national position.
Rikke Hennum, a queer woman who is manager of the United Nations Free and Equal campaign, addressed members of San Francisco's Golden Gate Business Association about the important role businesses and corporations play in human rights work.
India's LGBT citizens celebrated the country's Supreme Court decision last week that struck down the 150-year-old British colonial era law criminalizing homosexuality.
LGBT and human rights activists around the world have denounced Malaysia for the September 3 caning of two lesbians under Sharia law.
A gay Nigerian activist who left his country two years ago continues to speak out about homophobia there and hopes to facilitate change from his new home in the United States.
Chinese gay activist Kevin Lin boldly stated that "China is coming out," at the recent conference of LGBT Asians and Pacific Islanders in San Francisco.
Costa Rica President Carlos Alvarado welcomed the country's Supreme Court ruling August 8 that declared a ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
France's LGBT expert Frederic Potier is working to reduce hate crimes against the country's queer community and improve LGBT lives throughout France.
Sports is the avenue to equality, believes Amazin LêThi, a Vietnamese sports and LGBT human rights advocate.
Thousands of LGBT Israelis and supporters took to the streets July 22 for a one-day strike called by queer movement leaders to protest a new surrogacy law that excludes LGBT people and single men.