North Carolina attorney general won't defend anti-LGBT law

Mar 30, 2016

North Carolina attorney general won't defend anti-LGBT law

North Carolina’s attorney general said Tuesday he won’t defend in court a new state law preventing local governments from approving protections for LGBT people, calling it discriminatory and a “national embarrassment.” Democrat Roy Cooper made the announcement a day after gay rights advocates sued ...

Virulent anti-gay remarks test Indonesia's moderate image

Mar 27, 2016

Virulent anti-gay remarks test Indonesia's moderate image

Gays are a contagion, declares the banner in bold red and black lettering that hangs on the sidewalk of a bustling neighborhood in the Indonesian capital close to embassies, luxury hotels and the homes of some of the country’s leaders. Erected by an ultraconservative ...