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Group: Nigeria arrests gay ‘suspects’ under new law banning homosexuality

CNN –Faith Karimi and Vladimir Duthiers Nigerian authorities arrested 10 people believed to be gay men under a bill signed this week that bans same-sex marriages, a human rights group said. Police detained men in various states and have dozens of pending arrests based on perceived sexual orientation, according to Amnesty International. “Those arrested under […]

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) stands for dignity and respect: calls for vote on comprehensive immigration reform

October 5, 2013 From The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) New York, NY – The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) joins the chorus of voices calling for comprehensive immigration reform today. As part of the National Day for Dignity and Respect, actions and activities around the country highlight the need for […]

LGBT Victory in Belize

AIDS-Free World –Maurice Tomlinson, Legal Advisor September 21, 2013 marked Belize’s 32nd independence day and in an unprecedented move, the country’s Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, used the opportunity to support the right to equality for LGBT citizens. In his message to mark the day the PM said: “Government will therefore fully respect the right of […]