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The Obama Administration has taken actions to address Uganda's draconian laws.
Indisputably, change is a constant force that ceaselessly shapes us as a society: Change makes the tides rise and the leaves turn color; Change brings life into the world and it takes life away. It freed the slaves in our country and gave women the right to vote. And, pretty soon, change will bring marriage equality to all couples.
The sad trend of American anti-LGBT activists traveling across the globe continues. The latest example comes from Peru, where vehemently anti-LGBT activist Michael Brown recently spoke to local members of Peruvian congress.
New evidence suggests that Brian, losing so fully and clearly here at home, is planning to make an even bigger push onto the international stage.
Kuwait and other Gulf Cooperation Countries are attempting to develop some sort of medical "gaydar" that will prevent LGBT people from entering the country.
A gallery in Rome has removed photographs of same sex couples kissing in churches after the Catholic Church threatened legal action.
While people of faith were calling for a fully inclusive Employment Non-Discrimination Act, there's speculation about whether Pope Francis calls a gay man to say he was OK.
Mainstream Islam has a reputation of being rabidly anti-LGBT, but that reputation is being challenged. Gay Muslims around the world are working slowly-but-surely to reach out to other LGBT Muslims looking to reconcile their identity with their faith. Read about two openly gay imams and others who are paving the way for LGBT Muslims in America and overseas.
While there have been big steps taken towards LGBT equality in England and France, and even signs of positive change in Turkey, Greece and Russia seem to be sliding backwards, away from equality.
The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is May 17th. There are many events and actions happening throughout the country and around the world!