Unlike some other countries in the region, homosexuality is not illegal in Egypt. Instead those suspected are often charged with “debauchery” or “promoting sexual deviancy.”…
By Michael Boulter
Under the new policy, a claim of a violation of religious freedom would be enough to override concerns for the civil rights of LGBT people and anti-discrimination protections for women and others. The guidelines are so sweeping that experts on…
By Rachel Zoll, Associated Press, Eric Tucker, Associated Press and Sadie Gurman, Associated Press
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Tuesday that schools receiving federal money should follow federal law, but she would not commit to banning discrimination against LGBT students in private schools.
By Maria Danilova, Associated Press
A new bill out of Kentucky protects the religious expression of students in public schools and universities, a move LGBTQ advocates say could allow them to discriminate against fellow students based on their sexual orientation.
By Iman Smith
The Southern Poverty Law Center has recorded more than 1,000 incidents of hate-based intimidation following the 2016 presidential election. But most of these incidents aren't considered hate crimes.
By Emery P. Dalesio and Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press
Repealing North Carolina's law limiting LGBT protections at the close of a bitter election year was supposed to heal blows to the economy and perhaps open a truce in the culture wars in at least one corner of the divided…
By David Crary, Associated Press
Donald Trump says he would be a better president for gays than Clinton, yet major LGBT-rights groups strongly oppose him.
He is suspended until 2019, the end of his term on the state's highest court.
By Andrew Taylor, Associated Press
The move means Ryan is reneging on a promise to protect the rights of lawmakers to take on a wide range of issue when the House debates annual spending bills.
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