The history of gay criminalization in the United States — mostly in the form of anti-sodomy laws — is a complex one, but let’s break it all down
There are more than 70 countries where ‘gay’ is illegal, and this definitive guide covers each region’s history and harshest penalties
30 U.S. states still have gay marriage bans and 10 have sodomy bans too. Both will go live if the Supreme Court overturns its 2015 and 2003 decisions
In the 1800s and 1900s, Britain brought anti-gay laws to 53 countries, and today 36 of those nations still have them
A High Court ruling striking down a Tobago and Trinidad buggery law could embolden LGBTQ activists in other former British colonies to file similar suits
A Kenyan court ruled that forced anal exams to convict suspected homosexuals is unconstitutional, but eight other countries still use them
Outright Action Internatonal has been at the forefront of advancing and defending LGBT rights around the world
Five footballer players at a Chicago college face charges of aggravated battery, mob action and unlawful restraint
The U.S. Supreme Court declared anti-sodomy laws as unconstitutional back in 2003, so why are several states still prosecuting men for sodomy?
Almost makes you wonder why Americans haven’t sought federal pardons for the thousands of people prosecuted under unconstitutional sodomy laws.