Topics :: anti-gay countries

Egyptian Police Use Grindr to Arrest Gay Men, Lesbians

By Jason St. Amand | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
A new report reveals Egyptian police are using dating apps like Grindr to hunt down and arrest gay people.

Campaign Of Hate: Russia And Gay Propaganda

By Kyle Thomas Smith | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
Michael Lucas delivers rush work on a matter of the utmost urgency.

Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'

By Winnie McCroy | Tuesday Sep 16, 2014
A politician from Kazakhstan claims that "blood tests for degeneratism" can weed out gays, and that homosexuality should be made illegal.

Cameroon Man Jailed for Ordering 'Gay' Bailey's Irish Cream

By Winnie McCroy | Monday Sep 15, 2014
A man was arrested in Cameroon after he was caught drinking Bailey's Irish Cream, an Irish whiskey and cream-based liquor that apparently only gays and women imbibe.

German Gay Rights Activist Beaten in Belgrade

Sunday Sep 14, 2014
A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said.

Gambia Lawmakers Pass Bill to Jail Gays for Life

By Robbie Corey-Boulet | Tuesday Sep 9, 2014
Gambia's National Assembly has passed a bill imposing life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, officials said Monday, potentially worsening the climate for sexual minorities in a country with one of Africa's most vocal anti-gay leaders.

International Medical Manual Entering the Late 20th Century?

By Kilian Melloy | Wednesday Sep 3, 2014
Break out your platform glitter shoes: The World Health Organization might just be preparing to party like it's 1973.

Death Threats Curtail Inaugural Bahamas Pride Event

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 2, 2014
The first GLBT Pride event to be organized in The Bahamas came to a premature end after an organizer received death threats.

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

By David McFadden | Saturday Aug 30, 2014
A young Jamaican gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Hacker's Warning: Grindr Bug IDs Users' Exact Locations

By Kilian Melloy | Saturday Aug 23, 2014
A hacker has sent warning messages to over 100,00 users worldwide of the popular hookup app Grindr, claiming that a flaw in the app allows determiation of the exact locations of users.