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The Boys of Bangladesh

The Boys of Bangladesh

By Christiana Lilly | Dec 18
In April, two men were hacked to death in Bangladesh putting a spotlight on a hidden population in the small Southwest Asian country: LGBT people.

Sweden to Deport Gay Soccer Player to Gay-Hating Home Country

By Brittany Ferrendi | Aug 20
A gay soccer player will be deported from Sweden to Liberia where he will be prosecuted, beaten and possibly raped for his homosexuality.

U.S. Pastor Supportive of LGBT Rights Ordered to Leave Russia

Jul 10
An American pastor who supports LGBT rights has been detained in Russia and ordered to leave the country.

Gay Syrian Exile Sounds the Alarm

By John McDonald | Sep 13
Subhi Nahas has a soft and tender voice. When he speaks the pain and struggle is self-evident.

Poland's Mixed Feelings Over Memorial to Rescuers of Jews

By Vanessa Gera | Aug 30
Many scholars and ordinary Jews fear that a monument to Polish rescuers at Warsaw's key site of Jewish tragedy will bolster a false historical narrative.

Is Hungary Becoming The New Russia?

By John McDonald | Feb 7
Sources close to the U.S. State Department are concerned about the rising level of intolerance in Central and Eastern Europe. At the forefront of this situation is Hungary.

Russians Flock to Stores to Pre-empt Price Rises

By Nataliya Vasilyeva | Dec 17
As the government considered ways to ease the selling pressure on the ruble, which has slid 15 percent in just two days and raised fears of a bank run, many Russians were buying cars and home appliances - in some cases in record numbers.

Gay Man Documents Journey of LGBT Refugees Fleeing Iran For Turkey

By Anthony Lanni | Aug 16
New York filmmaker Rick Flynn addresses and exposes the daunting realities that exist for LGBT abroad in his debut feature documentary "Golf Alpha Yankee."

IGLHRC Brings You The Truth About Uganda and LGBT Strife Around The Globe

Aug 16
IGLHRC's presence on the ground in Uganda and its delivery of the facts behind LGBT headlines worldwide have been constant and reliable as it approaches its 25th anniversary.

Russia is So Anti-Gay, FIFA World Cup Can’t Be Held There

By Winnie McCroy | Jul 7
As FIFA looks at Russia to host the 2018 World Cup, officials are concerned that the nation is so homophobic, it won’t jibe with FIFA’s stated mission to fight discrimination at the World Cup.

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