anti-LGBT

VIDEO: "We don't know what to expect." Matthew Shepard's parents take film to Russia

In 1998, Matthew Shepard was brutally murdered. The film, Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine, tells his story. Matthew's parents sat down with GLAAD before screening the film in Russia.

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GLAAD, others urge GOP to disassociate from Values Voter Summit

An open letter was published today asking Republican officials to dissociate themselves from the groups behind the upcoming anti-LGBT Values Voter Summit.

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June 20, 2014

White House takes action against Uganda's anti-LGBT laws

The Obama Administration has taken actions to address Uganda's draconian laws.

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June 10, 2014

Daily Beast shows the evolution of anti-gay laws in Russia

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.

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May 2, 2014

Video recounts how teens stand by as gay South African is brutally murdered

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.

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April 18, 2014

LGBT advocates seek funds to flee Uganda

Due to the increasingly difficult living conditions for LGBT Ugandans, many activists now seek a way out of the country.

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April 1, 2014

Gay South African brutally murdered

As Uganda and Nigeria pass draconian laws, individuals in surrounding countries might be more exposed to anti-LGBT crimes.

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March 28, 2014

17 young LGBT Ugandans attempt to take their lives

Since the passing of a draconian anti-LGBT law, 17 young LGBT people attempted to take their lives.

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March 28, 2014

Kyrgyzstan introduces Russian-like anti-LGBT law

As Russian like laws spread through surrounding countries, Kyrgyzstan becomes another country to adapt similar anti-LGBT laws.

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March 27, 2014

Ethiopian legislation would make criminal sentences of LGBT 'non pardonable"

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.

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