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LGBT issues

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.

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."

Why is Sweden deporting asylum seekers back to Syria?

Sweden is continuing to try to remove Syrian asylum seekers, despite the appalling human rights situation in that country. The attempted removals have led to protests by opposition Social Democrats.