gay rights

A couple kiss in front of the Pantheon during a demonstration of supporters of same-sex civil union in Rome.

Protesters in Italy tell lawmakers it’s time to ‘wake up’ and recognize same-sex unions


Italians have spent decades considering whether to legalize civil unions for gays. This week Italian parliamentarians may finally act.

Nigerians are speculating that when President Muhammadu Buhari visits the White House on July 20th President Obama will try to persuade the African leader to repeal Nigeria's Same Sex Prohibition Law.

Nigerians fear Obama will push gay rights in the White House during meeting with nation’s new leader

Gay rights activist John Abdallah Wambere had received death threats in Uganda.

A gay rights activist from Uganda gets the green light for political asylum

Gay Kenya

Kenya’s gay community comes out, one story at a time

Lifestyle & Belief
Gay rights activists in Moscow held a banner that reads "Homophobia is the shame of Russia," as they protested in front of the Sochi 2014 organizing committee building in Moscow on September 25, 2013.

A gay Russian gets asylum and a new life in the US

Conflict & Justice