FILE - In this Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 file photo, Kenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity and one holds out a wrapped condom, as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality in solidarity with their counterparts …

Tanzania Governor Vows Mass Arrests of Alleged Homosexuals

The governor of the biggest city in Tanzania urged residents this week to help him round up people in the region whom they believe to be gay. He announced the creation of “surveillance squads” to hunt down same-sex couples, who will then be arrested.

June is Pride Month, and while Stonewall National Monument shares the unforgettable story of the 1969 riots year-round, this year kicks off a special countdown to World Pride in 2019. This annual event, which will be hosted by New York City in 2019, is the largest global Pride celebration. It …

Federal Government Resources Used to Promote LGBT Pride

June is wrapping up but it is not too late to look back on what official resources federal agencies have used to celebrate LGBT Pride Month. Just exactly how much time and money have been allocated is not clear and this is just a sampling of agencies in the expansive federal bureaucracy.

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‘Gay Cake’ Bakery Appeals to UK Supreme Court

LONDON (AP) — A bakery owned by a Christian family asked Britain’s Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling that it discriminated against a gay customer for refusing to make a cake supporting same-sex marriage.

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Rabbi Shmuley: Caitlyn Jenner’s Defense of Israel

On March 8, the World Values Network will honor Caitlyn Jenner as a champion of Israel at our Sixth Annual Champions of Jewish Values International Awards Gala, honoring men and women who stand up for human rights, fight genocide, and promote human dignity.

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Why Conservatives Should Celebrate Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner, legendary founder and editor-in-chief of Playboy, died Monday at the age of 91. He was an icon in liberal Hollywood, and a self-declared conservative foe. Yet there is much for conservatives to celebrate in his life.

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Germany to Clear Homosexuals Convicted Under Nazi-Era Law

BERLIN (AFP) – Germany is expected Wednesday to approve quashing the convictions of 50,000 men sentenced for homosexuality under a Nazi-era law which remained in force after the war, and offer compensation.

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Jerusalem Chief Rabbi’s Comments Calling LGBT ‘Abomination’ Sparks Firestorm

TEL AVIV – Comments made by Chief Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar that the LGBT community is “a cult of abomination” and gays can be punished by the death penalty according to Jewish law has prompted a firestorm in which police complaints of incitement have been filed against Amar and members of Knesset are calling for his immediate removal.

A gay couple attends the annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Pride Parade as part of the Durban Pride Day Festival in Durban, South Africa, on June 28, 2014. AFP PHOTO / RAJESH JANTILAL (Photo credit should read RAJESH JANTILAL/AFP/Getty Images)

African Nations Reject Appointment of UN Gay Rights Envoy

A coalition of 54 African states submitted a resolution Friday calling for the suspension of the UN’s new LGBT investigator, noting that gender identity and sexual orientation have no place in international human rights instruments.

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Judge: Open-Air ‘Pissoir’ in San Francisco is Constitutional

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ruled last week that visitors to the city’s Dolores Park may relieve themselves using an open-air urinal that was deemed constitutional, despite legal action attempted against it that argued otherwise.