Turkey blocks gay Web sites
Turkey has blocked two of its largest LGBT Web sites.
Budapest Pride draws wide support
Embassies from 13 countries including the United States issued a joint statement expressing support for the Budapest Pride Festival, which culminates with a march in the Hungarian capital Sept.
BAGHDAD — Militiamen are torturing and killing gay Iraqi men with impunity in a systematic campaign that has spread from Baghdad to several other cities, a prominent human-rights group said in a report.
Zimbabwe laws could protect gays
Gay-rights activists in Zimbabwe believe they have a 50-50 chance of having gay, lesbian and bisexual people protected under the country’s new constitution.