Human Rights Watch News and Stories
Indonesian HIV rates are at an all-time high for the gay community, a direct result of the country’s ongoing crackdown on LGBTQ rights
French President Emmanuel Macron said he wouldn’t lecture the president of Egypt on human and LGBTQ rights, but a military contract might be the cause
Human Rights Watch just released a report on the anti-LGBTQ crackdown in the autonomous Russian Republic of Chechnya — here are its biggest finds
Gambia’s state-run media has accused the LGBT community of conspiring to overthrow President Yahya Jammeh.
New York wasn’t the only city to get public art for World HIV Day — Amsterdam got an abacus to countdown the days until the world is free of AIDS.
An heroic gay couple in Canada have created the first LGBTQ foster agency in Ontario!
The activist group ACT UP was fined the equivalent of $854 by the Court of Appeals in France. Their crime? Hanging posters calling anti-queer group La Manif Pour Tous (The Strike For All) homophobes. If anything, you’d think a homophobic group would embrace that label. That and more in your monthly[…]
WTF? An US Appeals judge doesn’t seem to know what the world “bisexual” means. That and more maddening news in our monthly look at worldwide queerphobia.
Uruguay grants asylum for the very first time based on sexual identity, and more in this month’s collection of good news from around the globe!
Our monthly roundup looks at homophobic legislation and anti-LGBTQ violence around the world.