Article 19, the UK's human rights organization proposed introducing a concept of an anti-LGBT crime to the Kazakhstani Criminal Code.
The IOC introduced reforms for the next Olympics Games. Kazakhstan is bidding to host the 2022 Olympics so it can be affected as well.
Creators of the scandalous poster depicting a smooch between Kazakh composer and Russian poet of 19 century have lost the appeal in court on grounds of "acceptable morality and behaviour". What is for sexual minorities in Kazakhstan?
Kazakhstan activists urged the Kazakh Parliament to ban gay propaganda and prohibit the people known to be gay from holding public offices and serving in the army.
Revelers thronged central Sao Paulo for the city's annual gay pride parade Sunday amid calls to criminalize homophobic behavior.
Brazil's branch of Amnesty International on Sunday held a rally in Rio to protest what it termed Russia's "homophobia".
Gay activists on Tuesday vowed to fight the Nigerian government after the country outlawed same-sex unions, warning the act legitimised homophobic violence and increased fears of persecution.
The gay rainbow-flag theme for the Christmas lights on Rome's main shopping street that were switched on Friday have sparked an unholy row in the Eternal City.
US television host Thomas Roberts, who is in Moscow to present Miss Universe contest and is openly gay, has condemned Russia's homophobic legislation in what he called dark times for the country.
Kazakhstan’s Parliament deputy Bakhytbek Smagul has suggested drafting a law to ban same-sex relations.
Prime Minister Kevin Rudd Wednesday said there was "no place" for sexism, racism or homophobia in Australia as election rival Tony Abbott laughed off his touting of a candidate's sex appeal.
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