Posts by Agata Dera

Nigeria: Gay men receive 20 lashes in court

March 7, 2014
In Nigeria, four men received 20 lashes each as a punishment for being gay. The accused men were beaten in order to pressure them into confession.Read More

March 7, 2014

LEBANON: Activists hail "landmark ruling" On LGBT criminalization

A judge presiding over the case of criminalizing LGBT relationships has ruled that the piece of legislation is in fact invalid.Read More

March 5, 2014

Jason Collins gets second 10-day contract with the Brooklyn Nets

During his first contract with the Brooklyn Nets, Collins stepped out onto the court making history. He received a warm welcomed as the fans applauded the player.Read More

February 28, 2014

Smoke bomb at Russian #OpenGames basketball venue, swimming cancelled after bomb threat

Due to two bomb threats, Open Games events including basketball and swimming got cancelled in Moscow, Russia.Read More

February 21, 2014

LGBT youth support group founder NOT GUILTY under Russia's anti-propaganda law

The site published over a thousand of letters from teenagers who shared their stories. In the letters many discuss discrimination and other issues they face.Read More

February 21, 2014

TAKE ACTION: The games are almost over, the fight goes on

As we prepare for the closing Ceremony of the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, it is crucial to continue the momentum towards LGBT equality around the globe.Read More

February 20, 2014

Charles Barkley speaks out in support of Michael Sam

Many voiced their support for Sam. One of the supporters included a Hall of Famer Charles Barkley. In a recent interview with CNN Barkley spoke about Sam’s decision to come out.Read More

February 18, 2014

VIDEO: Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni announces that he will sign the anti-LGBT bill

Last Friday, the President of Uganda, Yoweri Museveni announced that he is in favor of the Anti-Homosexuality Bill passed earlier by the parliament.Read More
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