Feb 26, 2014 — Laws like Uganda's that outlaw homosexuality may encourage some gay people abroad to seek asylum in the U.S. But proving a "well-founded fear of persecution" is not an easy path.
Dec 12, 2013 — The decision by the Supreme Court on Wednesday to restore a colonial-era ban on homosexual acts has sparked outrage. One prominent commentator said the verdict shows "how liberal democracies can sometimes give rein to a regime of oppression and discrimination under the imprimatur of law."
Dec 11, 2013 — The court said only Parliament can change the colonial-era law. The decision, which reverses a landmark lower court ruling that decriminalized homosexual acts, is being called a major setback to gay rights in the country.
Nov 4, 2013 — Maine Democratic Rep. Mike Michaud's announcement Monday that he's gay is expected to have little effect on his run for governor — except, perhaps, when it comes to the money race.
Jun 3, 2013 — Although the local Scout council said they should not wear their uniforms, some of the scouts did. In May, the national Scout council voted to allow openly gay boys to become members.
Apr 8, 2012 — Students from a strict Mormon college that prohibits "homosexual behavior" have launched a Web video aimed at reassuring other gay and lesbian youth struggling with their faith and sexual orientation.
Feb 28, 2010 — Recently, NPR ran a story highlighting the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Boy Scouts. But the piece never mentioned the funding controversy that erupted in the early 1990's over the Boy Scouts discriminating against gays. Or that their o...
Jul 30, 2009 — NPR journalists face ethical challenges everyday. Please join me in watching a video discussion on whether NPR journalists should march in gay pride parades.
May 22, 2009 — NPR regular freelancer Nathan Lee had signed off on his edited movie review of Outrage Thursday night, May 7. The next morning, he checked for the piece on NPR's