The number of hate crimes recorded by British police against LGBT+ people rose 27% to 11,638 in the year to March 2018
Municipality official says timing of raid is problematic and harms relations between police and LGBT community; club owners arrested and venue shut down
The British police said Saturday that they had made five arrests in the case of what they called a homophobic attack on two women who were assaulted and robbed on the deserted top deck of a double-decker bus in North London last month.
Many LGBT+ refugees say they are not safe in Kenya as discrimination against sexual minorities is prevalent
Trans women in Brazil are helping to rescue others forced into sex trafficking from their pimps
Rights groups and government critics in Poland are protesting Tuesday after police temporarily detained a human rights activist for putting up posters depicting the country’s most revered Catholic icon with the LGBT rainbow on the halos of Mary and baby Jesus.
Numan Afifi was questioned by police after an online backlash against a statement he read at the United Nations
Transgender people in Pakistan’s Sindh province will be able to serve as regular duty police officers, the police chief said, adding it was time to offer more opportunities to a group relegated to menial jobs in government.
Gay rights activist Numan Afifi, formerly the press officer to Youth and Sports Minister, Syed Saddiq Abdul Rahman has been called up by the police over a speech made at the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) in Geneva
The Muslim-majority nation is using a pornography law to target LGBT people, with public humiliation a ritual punishment. HIV epidemic feared as homosexual stigma forces many to go ‘underground’, with as much as half of the infected population undiagnosed
Being gay is not illegal in Azerbaijan but the post-Soviet country is considered the worst in Europe for LGBT+ rights
The detentions recall a larger wave of arrests in 2017; the European Court of Human Rights has recently begun inquiries into those arrests.