Topics :: anti-gay laws

Brunei to Punish Same-Sex Acts With Death By Stoning

By Jason St. Amand | Wednesday Apr 16, 2014
Lawmakers in Brunei, the sovereign state in southeast Asia near Borneo, are gearing up to introduce a new penal code that will allow death by stoning for acts of gay sex.

Denied a Marriage License, Fla. Couple Sue Country Clerk :: The Interview

By Mike Halterman | Wednesday Apr 9, 2014
On Tuesday, April 1, a Key West couple attempted to apply for a marriage license at the Monroe County clerk’s office. They were denied. They’re suing. Here’s what they have to say.

Campaign Of Hate: Russia And Gay Propaganda

By Kyle Thomas Smith | Monday Apr 7, 2014
Michael Lucas delivers rush work on a matter of the utmost urgency.

Egyptian Court Sentences 4 Gay Men to Prison for ’Debauchery’

By Bobby McGuire | Monday Apr 7, 2014
A law banning "debauchery" was used Monday in Egypt to sentence four gay men to prison for throwing "deviant parties" and wearing women’s clothing.

Miss. Governor Signs Religious Practices Bill

By Emily Wagster Pettus | Friday Apr 4, 2014
Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bill Thursday that supporters say will assure unfettered practice of religion without government interference but that opponents worry could lead to state-sanctioned discrimination against gays and lesbians.

Uganda: Police Raid US Project that Assisted Gays

By Rodney Muhumuza | Friday Apr 4, 2014
A Ugandan government spokesman says police have raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to homosexuals.

Anti-Gay ’Religious Practices Bill’ Headed To Miss. Governor

Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Mississippi lawmakers passed the final version of a bill that says state and local governments cannot put a substantial burden on religious practices, a measure that sparked debate about possible discrimination against gay people and other groups

FRC’s Tony Perkins Takes Victory Lap At Passage of Miss. Discrimination Bill

By EDGE | Wednesday Apr 2, 2014
Hate group leader Tony Perkins of Family Research Council praised Mississippi lawmakers for passing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act Tuesday and urged Governor Phil Bryant to sign the potentially anti-gay legislation.

2 Freed of Gay Charges in Nigerian Shariah Court

Tuesday Apr 1, 2014
A Nigerian Shariah court has freed two men accused of gay sex and belonging to a homosexual club, saying the prosecution failed to prove its case.

Uganda Holds ’Thanksgiving’ Event for Anti-Gay Law

Monday Mar 31, 2014
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda has launched fresh condemnation of gays, saying they deserve punishment because homosexuality "is criminal and it is so cruel."