Self-described “missionaries” are now approved to perform a widely discredited psychological treatment meant to make people heterosexual, angering Brazil's health and rights communities who pushed to ban it.
Forty-three transgender people have been killed in Turkey since 2008, the highest number in Europe, according to the group Transgender Europe. But most killings of LGBT members in Turkey go unreported.
Rio de Janeiro is famous for its openness. Rights groups are afraid that evangelical right-winger Marcelo Crivella will change that.
At Uganda's gay pride event on Saturday, held at a private location, police again intervened to shut down the festivities.
The Civilist host Steven Petrow is an expert on etiquette — and he can't find anything in etiquette rules that supports HB2.
The Civilist is the newest podcast from PRI. Over the coming weeks, host Steven Petrow will look at how we can bring civility to discussions about politics, LGBT rights and more.
In the UK, it's the norm for school children to wear uniforms. In most schools, that means girls in skirts and boys in pants. If you don't fit into one of these traditional gender categories... too bad. But things may be starting to change.
Some 50 people were killed and another 53 wounded in a shooting and hostage situation at an Orlando nightclub. Officials have called it an act of terrorism.
The lower house of the Italian parliament has given the green light for civil unions for gay couples. One of those who is especially proud is Vladimir Luxuria, an Italian transgender politician.
Lesbian, gay and transgender people are feeling the impact of a proposed law that prevents discussion of LGBT issues. The place is Kyrgyzstan, a former Soviet republic that is closely allied with Russia. Kyrgyz gays say the legislation coincides with a wave of homophobia and hate crimes.
Men wielding machetes hacked to death the founder of the only LGBT magazine in Bangladesh on Monday.