During the 2014 Sochi Olympic, the conversation about LGBT Russians spread globally. Just months after the closing ceremony, that same conversation seems to be put on the back burner as LGBT Russians continue to struggle with safety in their own country.
Last month, a 21-year old South African gay man, David Olyn, was brutally beaten and tortured to death while there were seven young onlookers. Now, a new video talks to friends and family about the impact.
As the devastating anti-LGBT laws spread through several African countries, the Ethiopian government now proposes a new bill. The new bill would add potency to an already existing law making living as LGBT even more difficult than before.