Russia leads effort to stop UN resolution to decriminalize homosexuality

By John Mack Freeman Russia has put its weight behind an effort to remove language from a resolution related to AIDS that would have urged countries to decriminalize homosexuality and drug use. Via Radio Free Europe: Russia was joined by Iran, Poland, and several Gulf states in blocking the decriminalization language from being included in […]

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LGBT groups banned from UN AIDS conference by request of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation

By John Mack Freeman The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has requested that the United Nations ban several¬†GLBT groups from an upcoming conference on HIV and AIDS.¬†Via Towleroad: Though no official reason was given for the ban, nearly all of the groups denied access to the event were linked to LGBT rights. US ambassador to […]

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