POSTED ON // Monday, 03 February 2014
Written by // Ben Convey
Headlines around the world in the lead up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi are talking less about sporting prowess and more about homophobia and anti-gay laws in Russia. Ben Convey talks to Russian activist Igor Yasin about the direction his country is heading in.
POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 January 2014
Written by // Amanda Atlee
While advances in equality gathers pace in some parts of the world, the picture remains bleak for LGBTI people in countries like Cameroon, Nigeria and Uganda. Here, Amnesty International’s Amanda Atlee offers a disturbing snapshot of LGBTI life in Africa.
POSTED ON // Monday, 29 July 2013
Written by // Cec Busby
The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has released a statement saying that it has received assurances from the Russian government that Olympic athletes and games’ spectators will be exempt from the country’s new anti-gay laws.