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Anti-Gay

In Russia, St. Petersburg passes homophobic law to silence LGBT people

The law, which has been rushed through the St. Petersburg Legislative Assembly, prohibits so-called propaganda of "sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism and transgenderism, and pedophilia to minors." The bill was introduced by Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party.

ACTION ALERT: Don't silence Russia's LGBT community!

On Wednesday, political leaders in St. Petersburg are voting on a new law that will make it illegal to speak in public about being gay, lesbian or transgender. Sign the petition opposing the homophobic legislation.

South Africa denies asylum to Congolese albino gay man

A gay, albino Democratic Republic of Congo refugee has been refused asylum in South Africa in what advocates say is an increasing pattern of refusals for LGBT asylum seekers.

In Russia, St. Petersburg proposes anti-gay law

The proposed law, introduced by Vladimir Putin's United Russia party, prohibits so-called propaganda of "sodomy, lesbianism, bisexualism and transgenderism, and pedophilia to minors."