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LGBT rights

Another day in the life of homophobic Russia

In the latest news from homophobic Russia: Moscow police have stopped investigating the bashing of a lesbian journalist; Moscow authorities refuse to register LGBT NGOs; and another Russian region wants to outlaw LGBT and pro-gay organizing.

New group vows to fight for global gay rights

The Kaleidoscope International Diversity Trust says it will work to support LGBT human rights campaigns around the world "guided by local needs and the help we are asked to give."

Why is Mexico persecuting gay lawyer Jaime López Vela?

A Mexican lawyer and gay activist is facing 14 months in prison for defending a victim of homophobia. Jaime López Vela was the first to be married in Mexico City after the city approved same-sex marriage in 2010 and is planning to run to be a member of Parliament on the list of the PRD.

WikiLeaks bombshell! Uganda's first lady is behind "Kill The Gays" bill

"President Museveni is 'quite intemperate' when it comes to homosexuality, but that the President will likely recognize the dangers of passing the anti-homosexuality legislation. He said First Lady Janet Museveni, who he described as a 'very extreme woman,' is ultimately behind the bill." - U.S. Ambassador Jerry Lanier