LGBT

Sri Lanka drops proposal to decriminalize homosexuality

Sri Lanka has dropped a proposal to decriminalize homosexuality following protests, a senior cabinet minister said Wednesday.

Croatian culture ministry withholds financial support for Zagreb Pride

The Zagreb Pride organisation said on Friday that the Culture Ministry had withheld financial support for the 16th Pride parade to be held in 2017, which, it said, "is a result of former (culture...

Most Croats would accept a gay doctor, but stereotypes worry experts

More than 90% of Croatians would accept a gay person as their general practitioner but experts are concerned about 7-9% of people having a negative attitude to homosexuals due to unyielding...

Singapore Speakers' Corner rules seen as threat to popular LGBT rally

Foreign entities including companies and non-governmental organizations will have to apply for a permit to fund or support activities at Singapore's Speakers' Corner, a move seen as an attempt to...

Indonesian police arrest gay couple over amorous Facebook photos

Two men were arrested in Indonesia's North Sulawesi province after one of them posted photos on Facebook showing them kissing in bed, police said Thursday. 

Legislator blasts US over comments on Indonesia's treatment of gays

An Indonesian lawmaker has warned the United States against meddling in his country's affairs after Washington criticized Jakarta's treatment of sexual and gender minorities, a report said...

Human Rights Watch: Gay rights under attack in Indonesia

Sexual minorities are under attack in Indonesia, and President Joko Widodo's silence has raised questions about his stated commitment to diversity, Human Rights Watch said Thursday.

Berlin launches Christopher Street Day parade with large police squad

A large police squad joined marchers demonstrating for LGBT rights in Berlin's Christopher Street Day parade on Saturday following a deadly shooting in Munich.

Split holds sixth Pride march

The sixth Split Pride was held in the Adriatic city of Split on Saturday, drawing about 200 participants, according to police estimates.

Slovenians reject same-sex marriages in a referendum

The rival, pro-gay marriage group voiced disappointment and promised to press for a return of a law allowing marriage, the STA news agency reported.