Rights group Amnesty International says case could have huge repercussions on country’s LGBT community.
Move sets stage for street protests next month.
Russian LGBT rights groups in January this year reported a new wave of purges against gay people.
There has been little sign that the ruling Communist Party will legalise same sex marriage despite growing awareness of LGBT issues.
The specific needs of India's intersex people are largely ignored because of their small population and misconceptions about their community, according to intersex rights campaigners.
Poland remains staunchly Catholic and conservatives are increasingly campaigning against LGBT, or gender 'ideology' which they believe threatens traditional family values.
A vigilante group seeking to turn violence against LGBT people into a game and encouraging Russians to hunt them down for sport plumbs new lows, campaigners say.
The group, which has an openly gay vocalist, have stirred controversy in the region with their songs' lyrics tackling oppression, classism, sectarianism and homophobia.
Male beauty bloggers are creating waves in Russia through make-up tutorials, breaking down gender stereotypes in a conservative Russia.
While the support for gay marriage is growing, a gay radio DJ pulls out from a TEDx talk for being unable to talk freely about his sexuality.
Lady Gaga delights the crowd as she makes a surprise appearance at a rally marking the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots.
While Singaporeans celebrate at the annual gay parade rally, they are also calling for a law banning gay sex to be scrapped.
It is the mandate of MTUC and MEF to protect workers regardless of race, gender, immigration status or sexual orientation.
The prime minister says freedom includes the freedom to reject practices that are unsuitable for the country.
Nepal has some of South Asia's most progressive laws on homosexuality and transgender rights.
Giving the site of the shooting recognition as a national memorial will allow it to receive public and private grants and protection form deterioration and vandalism.
Thugs punched and robbed two women in a homophobic assault on a London bus as media reported that they were left covered in blood after refusing their attackers' demands to kiss.
Rejected by their families, Muslim transgenders celebrate alone together, or hide their ‘shameful’ secret from their in-laws
Balik kampung merupakan tradisi penting bagi ramai orang. Tidak dibenarkan 'balik kampung' merupakan pengalaman yang menyukarkan.
The Chinese government signals that it would not follow Taiwan’s example on same-sex marriage after the first legal unions in Asia were hailed by activists as a social revolution for the region.
Li is the nephew of Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong and second son of Lee's younger brother Hsien Yang.
Kenya's court upheld its law in criminalising same-sex marriages.
The law only allows same-sex marriages only between Taiwanese, or with foreigners whose countries recognise same-sex marriage.
Chand says she has been in a relationship with a woman in her village for four years.