Posts from July 6, 2014

Authorities Cancel March for Equality in Kiev, Ukraine


A March for Equality scheduled for Saturday was canceled after authorities said they could not provide adequate protection from marchers, Human Rights First reports: Despite months of negotiation with LGBT activists, the Kyiv authorities today said t…

Anti-Gay Mississippi Law Takes Effect


Senate Bill No. 2681, a law allowing businesses to refuse LGBT identified people service went into effect on Tuesday. Better known as the Mississippi Religious Freedom Restoration Act, the provision enables businesses to cite religious beliefs as a l…