In Africa, where many countries outlaw homosexuality, LGBT people live in fear of attacks and imprisonment.
24 Sep 2021
A province in southern Poland near Krakow has overturned its symbolic anti-LGBTQ designation. The EU held up recovery funds because of the discriminatory declaration.
25 Jun 2021
Prime Minister Mario Draghi stressed the independence of the Italian parliament after the Vatican asked for changes to an anti-discrimination bill that would provide added protection from hate crimes to LGBT+ people.
23 Jun 2021
The law recently passed by Hungarian lawmakers violates "the fundamental values of the European Union," the bloc's chief Ursula von der Leyen said.
22 May 2021
According to Sudanese PM Abdalla Hamdok, the East African country's total debts amount to some $60 billion. France is hosting a conference of several African leaders offering to assist Sudan's transitional government.
15 Apr 2021
There are international warnings of diplomatic blowback after Somalia's president signs an extension of his mandate into law. Also, attacks and abuse against LGBT+ people in Cameroon are on the rise. Human Rights Watch says that dozens of them have been targeted by a police crackdown since February. And Benin's president vows to track down those responsible for pre-election violence as he's voted in for a second term. Patrice Talon was returned with 86 percent of the vote in a poll which featured no major opposition figures.
6 Feb 2021
Clashes between students from Bogazici University and Turkish police show no sign of abating. Many students have been arrested, while the interior minister has lashed out with homophobic hate speech over an artwork.
28 Jan 2018
Dozens of people stage a dance protest for LGBT rights outside Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.