Iraq passes bill sentencing same-sex acts to 10-15 years’ jail

Iraq’s parliament passed a bill on Saturday criminalising same-sex relations, which will receive a sentence of up to 15 years in prison, in a move rights groups condemned as an…

Ghana president caught in squabble over anti-LGBTQ bill

Ghana’s parliament speaker has halted the approval of new ministers in an apparent standoff over President Nana Akufo-Addo’s delay in signing off on a highly contested anti-LGBTQ+ bill passed last…

Russia bans ‘international LGBT movement’ for ‘extremism’

Russia on Thursday banned the “international LGBT movement,” claiming it was an extremist group in a move that cements a long crackdown on the community as the Kremlin pushes ultra-conservative…

Russia moves to ban ‘international LGBT movement’ for ‘extremism’

Russian officials said Friday they are seeking a ban on the “international LGBT public movement,” building on a crackdown against liberal-leaning groups that has intensified since Moscow deployed troops to…