Violence against LGBT people
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people can face violence motivated by hateful attitudes towards their sexuality or gender identity. Violence may be executed by the state, as in laws pre...
Wife of Orlando nightclub gunman arrested, charged with obstruction of justice, U.S. official says
The wife of the Orlando nightclub shooter, who was extensively questioned by federal agents in the days after the massacre , was arrested by the FBI on Monday in connection with the attack, a U.S. law...
Austria Seizing Hitler's Birthplace To Prevent Nazi Pilgrimage Site
Austria's government moved on Tuesday to seize the house where Adolf Hitler was born to prevent it becoming a site of pilgrimage for neo-Nazis, and the country's Interior Minister said he wanted to te...
Qandeel Baloch (@qandeelbalochquebee) • Instagram photos and videos
Pakistani Model, Singer, TV Host, Media Personality & Internet Sensation recently victim of 'honor killing'
Outspoken Pakistani Model Qandeel Baloch Strangled in 'Honor Killing': Police
Qandeel Baloch was known for her popular and and provocative selfie videos, in which she talked openly about her sexuality — a taboo subject in Pakistan.
Orlando shooting: Man who says he was Omar Mateen's gay lover speaks out
In an interview with Univision, a man claims he first met Omar Mateen on the gay dating app Grindr, says they were "friends with benefits"
Prince William and Princess Kate Pay Respects to Orlando Nightclub Shooting Victims
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge honored the Orlando shooting victims, signing a condolence book at the U.S. Embassy in London.
Anonymous Hacks ISIS Twitter Accounts, Makes Them ‘Fabulously Gay’
Notorious hacktivist group Anonymous has hacked a number of ISIS Twitter accounts and altered the content, making the accounts “fabulously gay,” reports The
Omar Mateen's Wife Tried to Talk Him Out of Orlando Attack, Sources Say
Omar Mateen's current wife, Noor, told the FBI she was with him when he bought ammunition and a holster, several officials told NBC News.
Vigils Span The World Tonight To Honor Orlando Massacre Victims
Hundreds of thousands of people from every corner of the globe, came together on Monday to stand in solidarity to honor the victims, families, and friends
Orlando Shooter Was Reportedly A Regular At Pulse And Had A Profile On Gay Dating App
Early Sunday morning, Omar Mateen shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, perpetrating the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Mateen, his father explained the next day, had repe...
World’s Landmarks Light Up To Remember Victims Of Orlando Shooting
Landmarks around the world donned rainbow colors in solidarity with the victims killed in a mass shooting at an Orlando nightclub.
After the Orlando Shooting, a Muslim Man's Post Is Going Viral for the Best Reason
Mahmoud ElAwadi's Facebook post prompted one user to call him "an American hero."
Man with weapons, explosives arrested near Los Angeles; claimed he was going to gay pride parade
On the same day of the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, police on Sunday arrested a man in Santa Monica who had weapons and possible explosives in his car, and who was apparently headed to …
Orlando nightclub shooting: Who is gunman Omar Mateen?
Omar Mirseddique Mateen, the gunman accused killing dozens of people at an Orlando gay nightclub Sunday morning, was a security guard licensed by the state of Florida to carry a firearm, state records...
Orlando nightclub shooting: 50 killed in terror attack
Fifty people were killed at Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, in what marks the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.
LGBT rights by country or territory
Civil Unions in Chile are not in effect and has not been approved by the president yet. Laws affecting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people vary ...
Mahmoud Asgari and Ayaz Marhoni
Mahmoud Asgari, 16, (Persian: محمود عسگري‎) and Ayaz Marhoni, 18, (Persian: عياض مرهوني‎), were Iranian teenagers from the province of Khorasan who were publicly hanged in Edalat (Justice)...
Trans-bashing
Trans bashing is the act of victimizing a person physically, sexually, or verbally because they are transgender or transsexual. Unlike gay bashing, it is committed because of the target's actual or pe...
List of unlawfully killed transgender people
This is a list of notable events where transgender people are known to have died at the hands of others. It is claimed that around the world, one transgender person is murdered every three days.The l...
Homophobic violence in Brazil
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people in Brazil enjoy many of the same legal protections available to non-LGBT people, with LGBT people having marriage rights available nationwide sinc...
Homophobic violence in Brazil - Wikipedia
Homophobia
Homophobia encompasses a range of negative attitudes and feelings toward homosexuality or people who are identified or perceived as being lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT). It can be expres...
Homophobia - Wikipedia
Religion and homosexuality
The relationship between religion and homosexuality can vary greatly across time and place, within and between different religions and denominations, and regarding different forms of homosexuality and...
Religion and homosexuality - Wikipedia
Christianity and homosexuality
Within Christianity there are a variety of views on the issues of sexual orientation and homosexuality. The many Christian denominations vary in their position, from condemning homosexual acts as sinf...
Christianity and homosexuality - Wikipedia
Islam and homosexuality
LGBT and Islam is influenced by the religious, legal and cultural history of the nations with a sizable Muslim population, along with specific passages in the Qur'an and statements attributed to the I...
Islam and homosexuality - Wikipedia
Judaism and homosexuality
The subject of homosexual behavior and Judaism dates back to the Torah. The book of Vayiqra (Leviticus) is traditionally regarded as classifying sexual intercourse between males as a to'eivah (somethi...
Honor killing
An honor killing is the homicide of a member of a family by other members, due to the perpetrators' belief that the victim has brought shame or dishonor upon the family, or has violated the principles...
Persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust
Upon the rise of Adolf Hitler and the National Socialist German Workers Party (the Nazi Party) in Germany, gay men and, to a lesser extent, lesbians, were two of the numerous groups targeted by the Na...
Persecution of homosexuals in Nazi Germany and the Holocaust - Wikipedia