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Egypt Launches Brutal LGBTQ Crackdown After People Waved Pride Flags at Gig

Egypt has arrested 33 people and subjected at least five to forced anal examinations, human rights organizations say.
Sirin Kale
10.3.17
Stuff

In the Jungle with the Montagnards, Vietnam's Persecuted Indigenous Minority

I met with a group preparing to cross the Cambodian border in an attempt to make it to the UN office in Phnom Penh.
Clothilde Le Coz
4.23.15
Photo

'Mama Africa': Corinna Kern Photographs the Lives of Transgender South Africans

Kern spent six weeks in 2014 documenting the daily lives of transgender people in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, an area still prone to heteropatriarchal beliefs.
Corinna Kern
2.9.15
Photo

Resurrecting the Gay History of the Holocaust

Pacifico Silano's "Against Nature" explores an often overlooked and frequently overlooked period of LGBT history: the persecution of gay men by the Nazis.
Emily Colucci
1.29.15
Stuff

What It's Like to be a Rohingya Refugee for 23 Years

"I am not a citizen of any country. The Myanmar government says I am not Burmese, I am not Bangladeshi, and I'm not Australian."
Mojib as told to Lauren Gillin
1.28.15
Travel

This Christian Family Runs a Gift Shop in the Middle of Israel's West Bank Security Barrier

The wall destroyed Johnny Anastas' livelihood and trapped his home in on three sides, so he decided to make the most of it with a gift shop full of wooden, Christian-themed souvenirs.
Darren Loucaides
12.25.14
Stuff

Are Britain's Pro-Gay Foreign Policies Actually Helping the Global LGBT Community?

I talked to human rights campaigners to discuss the UK's attempts to tackle homophobia around the world.
Chris Godfrey
12.9.14
News

China's Illegal Organ-Harvesting Trade Is Still Booming

The country is still removing organs from living prisoners and selling them to individuals all over the world.
Gavin Kelleher
12.4.14
News

Russia Is Still Building a 'Rural Berlin Wall' Through Georgia

The barbed-wire fence is advancing farther and farther into Georgian land, dividing families, destroying livelihoods, and casting a worrying sense of uncertainty over the entire region.
James Rippingale
2.27.14
News

Nigeria's New Anti-Gay Law Is Just a Smokescreen for Government Incompetence

It's easy to forget about the country's real problems when you can unite everyone against the gays.
Oscar Rickett
1.23.14
News

Gay Asylum Seekers in the UK Face a Brutal Ordeal

Russian LGBTQ activist Ira Putilova is out of the British immigration detention center she was held in thanks to a well-organized campaign of protests, but many other asylum seekers face deportation.
Oscar Williams
12.12.13
News

How Jihadists Are Blackmailing, Torturing, and Killing Gay Syrians

There have been numerous eyewitness reports and video evidence of medieval-style punishments and brutal executions being meted out by the Islamists on members of minority religious groups, secularists, and people accused of blasphemy.
Hannah Lucinda Smith
11.12.13
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