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Religious Rights Attorney Proposes 'Kill the Gays' Bill for California

By EDGE | Mar 3
A California religious rights attorney has proposed a ballot measure and is in the process of collecting signatures to have a law placed on the books in the Golden State that would make homosexuality a crime punishable by death.

Poll: Over 90% of Jamaicans Support Anti-Gay Law

By Jason St. Amand | Oct 7
A new poll finds that more than 90 percent of Jamaicans said they support the country's sodomy law, which criminalizes gay sex between men, saying the measure should not be repealed.

Jamaican Ends Legal Challenge to Anti-Sodomy Law

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gay rights activist who brought an unprecedented legal challenge to the Caribbean island's anti-sodomy law has withdrawn the claim after growing fearful about violent backlashes.

Alabama Court Overturns Gay-Sex Ban

Jun 17
An appeals court has ruled that an Alabama law criminalizing consensual homosexual conduct is unconstitutional.

Brunei’s Anti-Gay Penal Code to Go Into Effect

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 30
Brunei’s new Islamic penal code, which punishes same-sex acts with death by stoning, is set to go into effect May 1.

Indian Supreme Court Will Reconsider Colonial-Era Sodomy Law

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 22
India’s LGBT advocates get a final chance to overturn the colonial-era Section 377 Sodomy Laws.

12 States Ban Sodomy A Decade After Court Ruling

By Lauren Langlois | Apr 22
A dozen states still have anti-sodomy laws on the books 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled they are unconstitutional.

Louisiana House Kills Bill to Repeal Anti-Sodomy Law

Apr 16
The Louisiana House overwhelmingly rejected a repeal of the state’s unconstitutional anti-sodomy law.

La. House Committee Advances Appeal on Gay Sex Ban

Apr 11
A Louisiana House committee has narrowly agreed to advance a bill that would repeal an unconstitutional state law prohibiting intercourse between two people of the same sex.

Uganda Continues Crackdown on LGBT Citizens

By Jason St. Amand | Feb 18
Uganda officials are continuing a crackdown on the African country’s LGBT community just days after President Yoweri Museveni said he plans to sign a bill into law that will sentence those convicted of homosexuality to life in prison.

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