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Azerbaijan: Parents Set Son on Fire After Learning He's Gay

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 12
A teen in Azerbaijan was set on fire by his parents in an anti-gay attack after they learned of his sexuality.

Tel Aviv Pride.

Israel OK's Gay Jews to Immigrate With Spouses

Israel says it will now allow Jews to immigrate to Israel with their non-Jewish same-sex spouses.

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni

Uganda President Not Keen on Rushing Anti-Gay Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Rodney Muhumuza | Aug 12
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month, saying the measure is not a priority and could hurt the country's economic development.

Obama's gay, because he has a poodle, says Manning. Putin's also gay, or why would he keep taking his shirt off?

Preacher: Putin Will Out Obama as Gay Within 100 Days

INTERNATIONAL | By Winnie McCroy | Aug 11
As part of his continuing reign of ludicrous terror, Reverend Dr. James David Manning of New York City's anti-gay Anointed Holy Missionary Church (ATLAH) has "prognosticated" that Vladimir Putin will out Obama as gay.

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

Lawmakers in Kenya Propose New 'Stone the Gays' Law

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 11
Lawmakers in Kenya have proposed a new law that would call for gay people to be sentenced to death by stoning.

Police Investigate Anti-Gay Attack on London Train

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 11
London police are investigating an alleged anti-gay assault that occurred on a train on July 15.

A participant poses in a Gay Pride rally in Katmandu, Nepal

Nepal Gay Community Parades for Same-Sex Marriage

INTERNATIONAL | By Binaj Gurubacharya | Aug 11
Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital for a colorful celebration of Gaijatra, a Hindu festival to remember the dead that is gleefully overtaken each year by the country's gay community.

Dr. Pedro Chequer complained that the restrictions have hurt campaigns targeting vulnerable populations such as gays and sex workers

HIV Infections Rise, Thwart Brazil's AIDS Efforts

INTERNATIONAL | By Adriana Gomez Licon | Aug 9
Even as HIV infection rates have begun declining in many other places, cases have been slowly rising in Brazil - with the sharpest jump among youths 15 to 24.

Ugandans take part in the 3rd Annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride celebrations in Entebbe, Uganda, Saturday, Aug. 9,

Ugandan Gays Hold Pride Parade

INTERNATIONAL | By Rodney Muhumuza | Aug 9
Scores of Ugandan homosexuals and their supporters are holding a gay pride parade on a beach in the lakeside town of Entebbe.

Alejandro Gala

LGBT Youth Leader From Spain Attacked With Molotov Cocktail

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 8
The head of an LGBT youth organization based in Spain was the victim of an alleged anti-gay attack Wednesday.