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Zambia postpones same-gender conduct trial

“This is a real test for the authorities to demonstrate their commitment to the principle of non-discrimination which underlines the enjoyment of all human rights. Zambia’s human rights record is on trial.”

After the Arab Spring, no bloom for Arab LGBT rights

Even as many Americans celebrate last week’s Supreme Court decision on gay marriage and Gay Pride parades sweep through cities across America, gay and lesbian Arabs are forced to live secret lives.

Call for increased respect for human rights of LGBT in Asia

Experts and youth from East and Southeast Asia called on the government and other authorities to protect the human rights of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people during a forum marking the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia.

Death penalty on way in Ethiopia for gays?

The workshop reportedly looked with the social "evils" and "disastrous" effects of homosexuality in Ethiopia, and was led by United for Life Ethiopia, a Western Evangelical Christian organization with local representation.