We had already discussed the "gay propaganda" bill in Kyrgyzstan. Unfortunately, the Committee for Human Rights of the country's parliament approved a bill that criminalizes the dissemination of information "to the formation of positive attitudes towards non-traditional sex attitudes."
St. Petersburg and the province of Arkhangelsk renounced to their anti “gay propaganda” laws!
Canadian Olympian Charline Labonte, who won a gold medal during the Olympic Games in Sochi, announced she is a lesbian.
Yesterday and today, LGBTQ people of Crimea were to celebrate the Gay Pride but they could not do it because of new Russian laws.
The Parliament of Kyrgyzstan currently studies an anti gay “propaganda” law.
Every day, when one watch the news on television, we hear about the extremely alarming situation in Ukraine. Crimea was annexed by Russia but nobody talked about the Crimean LGBT people who, at once, passed under the Russian laws?
Several months ago, five anti-LGBT laws had been submitted for a vote to the Parliament. Finally, the other day, with a surprise, the Parliament rejected the anti "gay propaganda" law.
A new city is added to the list of cities which fight against discrimination based on gender identity. The city of Columbia in Missouri passed the law unanimously.
The internet activist group Anonymous took down the website of the Baptist Church of Westboro which contained anti-gay remarks.
The Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index 2012 came out this week, ranking hundreds of major US companies based on a set of criteria. These criteria include an assessment of companies’ non-discrimination policies, the offering of equal partner benefits, availability of LGBT resources for employees, the provision of transgender healthcare, a public commitment to LGBT causes, and a lack of support for anti-LGBT initiatives. The scoring falls under each of these categories, amounting to a highest possible score of 100.