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Louisiana Governor's Pro-LGBT Executive Order Overturned

Louisiana Governor's Pro-LGBT Executive Order Overturned

By John Riley | Dec 17
A Baton Rouge judge has thrown out Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards' executive order protecting LGBT state employees, claiming that the governor was attempting to circumvent the Republican-controlled legislature.

Judges to Hear Case of San Diego Man Arrested for Wearing Gladiator Kilt

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 30
The case of a man arrested for public nudity in 2011 for wearing a leather gladiator kilt during the city's annual Gay Pride Parade is now making its way through the court system.

Kazakhstan Politician Wants Blood Test for Gay 'Degenerates'

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

Louisiana Ruling Breaks Marriage Equality Winning Streak

By Kevin McGill | Sep 4
It was a rare loss for gay-marriage supporters - one that even the judge who issued the ruling acknowledged won't be the final word.

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Same-Sex Marriage Ban

By Kevin McGill | Sep 3
A federal judge upheld Louisiana's ban on same-sex marriages on Wednesday, as well as the state's refusal to recognize gay marriages legally performed in other states.

Texas Judge Won’t List Gay Dads on Kids’ Birth Certificates

By Winnie McCroy | Jun 19
A Texas judge has denied two gay men the right to have their names placed on the birth certificates of their newborn twins, because the couple is married.

Gay Man Sues Hypnosis Clinic For Trying to Turn Him Straight

By Winnie McCroy | May 16
For the first time ever, a Beijing court has agreed to hear the case of a gay man who is suing a Chinese clinic after doctors tried to turn him straight during hypnosis.

Anti-Gay Preacher May Be Charged Under Uganda’s New Law

By Winnie McCroy | Apr 23
Ugandan pastor Martin Ssempa may now be charged under the very same "Anti-Homosexuality Act" that he is trying to promote.

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.

Zimbabwe Man Scot-Free After Stabbing Alleged Gay Man

By Winnie McCroy | Mar 27
22-year-old Bongani Phiri was acquitted by a Bulawayo court this week over the stabbing of his acquaintance on Oct. 26, 2013, by claiming that the man was "behaving like a gay."

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