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Gay Human Rights

Winning the Right to .GAY: a Global Call to Action

Anne Stockwell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Anne Stockwell

Within the next two weeks, the governing body of the Internet will rule on who gets to operate the new domain .GAY. I'm concerned that this decision is about to go badly for LGBT people.

Russians Mark the Anniversary of a Moscow Double-Murder

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 03.26.2014 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

Debates over identity, ethnicity, and nationalism are extremely divisive in today's Russia. It's a key issue facing the country, and whoever wins the struggle in the question on nationalism will go on to challenge the Kremlin's status quo.

Homophobia in Russia: A Bigger Fight

Julie Dorf | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Julie Dorf

Taking an LGBT-only view misses the fact that Putin's government is increasingly restricting basic freedoms for all of Russian civil society. This anti-LGBT hate campaign is occurring in an increasingly authoritarian regime where basic rights must be preserved for all.

Partnering to Promote Equality for LGBT Communities

Kris M. Balderston | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kris M. Balderston

In 76 countries, consensual sex between same-gender partners is a crime with a prison sentence. These kinds of human rights abuses are unacceptable, and the Obama administration is committed to combating them -- but we also need your help.

Historic Advance for LGBT International Human Rights

Ian Thompson | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Ian Thompson

Tuesday's developments were a great step forward for LGBT international human rights. We certainly hope it is a sign of further progress to come in the trend toward a greater global recognition that LGBT rights are really core human rights.

Stand On The Side Of Love: Responding To The Cry For Help From Uganda

Rev. Marlin Lavanhar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rev. Marlin Lavanhar

It doesn't matter to me whether we share the same country, culture, color or creed. I want to know if you will stand with me if I call you in the middle of the night.

EXCLUSIVE: Russian Human Rights Activists Face Spike In Death Threats (UPDATES)

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Diane Tucker

More than 50 percent of the Russian people believe that "ethnic minorities should be limited or expelled from the country," Alexander Verkhovsky told the HuffPost.

40 Years Old and All I Get is This Damn Rainbow Flag?

Michael DeJong | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael DeJong

The modern "Gay Rights Movement" has had and still has racism, classism, misogyny, ageism, and trans-phobia at its core.