Russia

Indonesia LGBT organizations hold their ground amid rising anti-LGBT sentiment

In recent months, a wave of anti-LGBT voices have been dominating Indonesian news and media. GLAAD has been working with several activists and organizations on the ground to support LGBT Indonesians in this difficult time.

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WATCH: YouTubers hold hands to show the level of homophobia in Moscow

A social experiment shows the abuse LGBT couples face when they simply hold hands in public in Moscow, Russia.

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After years of giving voice to LGBT youth, Children-404 convicted under "anti-propaganda" law

Lena Klimova, who created an online support group called for gay teens called "Children-404" in Russia, has now been convicted under Russia's "anti-propaganda" law.

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Russian LGBT group files lawsuit on behalf of teacher fired for her sexual orientation

The Russian LGBT organization, Coming Out, has filed a lawsuit with the Kirovsky District Court of St. Petersburg on behalf of a teacher who was fired from her position last year. According to Coming Out, the music teacher of the special education school at St. Petersburg No. 565 was fired by the school's director because of her sexual orientation.

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Get sporty! 2014 was a big year for LGBT inclusion in sports.

2014 has witnessed some of the biggest advances in LGBT inclusion in sports. Athletes have been coming out in high school, college, and professional sports around the world.

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December 16, 2014

Teacher in Russia fighting for her job after being outed

Young teacher in St. Petersburg was fired because of her sexual orientation and as a result of the actions of anti-LGBT activist Timur Isaev.

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GLAAD @ Work: LeAnn Rimes, Marriage in Australia, and more

Wonder what we're up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Newsroom each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Olympic figure skater Eric Radford speaks to OutSports about being gay and an athlete

Eric Radford, a 2014 Olympic figure skater, has come out publicly as gay in what is often stereotyped as "the 'gayest' sport of all," according to OutSports.

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December 2, 2014

"Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine" celebrates success at Side by Side Film Festival

A new documentary on Matt Shepard's life has won the Audience Award at the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival.

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