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Gay Syrian Exile Sounds the Alarm

INTERNATIONAL | 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

INTERNATIONAL | 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?

INTERNATIONAL | 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

FINANCE | 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

MOVIES | 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

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

INTERNATIONAL | 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.

US Takes LGBT Rights Global

INTERNATIONAL | By Vanessa Gera | Jun 28
President Barack Obama’s administration has taken the U.S. gay rights revolution global, using American embassies across the world as outposts in a struggle that still hasn’t been won at home.

LGBT Community Mobilizes in Face of Brunei’s Anti-Gay Law

POLITICS | By Justin Snow | May 11
With the expected implementation of an anti-LGBT law in Brunei that would punish homosexuality with death by stoning, LGBT-rights advocates are mobilizing against the financial interests of the Southeast Asian country.

Gill Action Boycotts Brunei-Owned Beverly Hills Hotel Over Anti-Gay Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Justin Snow | Apr 26
Due to the expected implementation of a Brunei law that would make homosexuality punishable by stoning, a major LGBT advocacy organization is relocating a scheduled conference for donors from a historic hotel.

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