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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is demanding the revision or repeal of Uganda’s law imposing life sentences for homosexuality and same-sex marriage.
A Turkish man admitted to killing his trans girlfriend and burying her in a vineyard. But the woman’s family disavowed her gender identity and buried her as a man.
A Ugandan newspaper published a list Tuesday of what it called the country’s "200 top" homosexuals, outing some Ugandans who previously had not identified themselves as gay one day after the president enacted a harsh anti-gay law.
Sweden’s finance minister has visited a group of gay activists in Uganda, lending his support to their plight after the country’s president signed an anti-gay bill that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison.
A Russian court on Monday handed down prison sentences of up to four years to seven anti-Putin protesters.
The White House says the United States is reviewing its relationship with Uganda because of the African nation’s new anti-gay law.
A look at world reactions after Uganda President Yoweri Museveni signed a controversial anti-gay bill that calls for harsh penalties, including 14 years in jail for first-time offenders, and life imprisonment as the maximum penalty.
By the busload, the world’s athletes and visitors rolled toward Sochi’s airport and took off for home Monday, fresh from a Winter Games experience that many Russians pronounced a smashing success.
Uganda’s president on Monday signed a controversial anti-gay bill that has harsh penalties for homosexual sex, saying the bill is necessary because "arrogant and careless Western groups" had tried to "recruit" Ugandan children into homosexuality.
South Africa’s retired Archbishop Desmond Tutu on Sunday made an impassioned plea to Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni not to sign into law a harsh Anti-Homosexuality Bill that calls for a life sentence for some same-sex relations.