This Man’s Story Explains the Emergence of South Korea’s Anti-LGBT Movement

July 31, 2015
Jonah Lee owned gay bars from Seoul to Tokyo until he became a Christian and rose to prominence as Korea’s largest churches formed an “anti-LGBT movement.”
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Will Supreme Court Ruling Put LGBT Rights At The Heart Of The U.S. Global Human Rights Push?

June 29, 2015
Last week's ruling on same-sex marriage is a tipping point in the conversation over how LGBT rights are human rights.
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This Is How 23 Countries Around The World Feel About Abortion

June 4, 2015
The results of a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos poll are in, including a snapshot of the world’s views on abortion. Among the findings: seemingly popular support in Ireland for changing its abortion laws.
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This Is How Many People Support Same-Sex Marriage In 23 Countries Around The World

May 28, 2015
The results of a BuzzFeed News/Ipsos poll are in, including a snapshot of the world's views on marriage equality. Among the findings: a surge of support for marriage equality in the Pope's home country.
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Ireland Is Poised To Become The First Country To Pass Marriage Equality By Popular Vote

May 12, 2015
But there are fears of a disappointment, just as with California's Proposition 8 in 2008. Lester Feder reports from Dublin on the coming referendum and the ties between Ireland’s campaign and those who fought in the U.S.
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The Rise Of Brazil's Guardians Of The Altar

April 11, 2015
Social conservatives have taken control of Brazil’s Congress and are trying to reverse marriage equality and other progressive victories. BuzzFeed News’ Lester Feder reports from Brasilia and Rio de Janeiro.
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Mexico's Quiet Marriage Equality Revolution

February 26, 2015
Courts in more than two-thirds of Mexico’s 31 states have granted same-sex couples the right to marry over the past two years in a series of rulings that will likely make marriage equality a reality nationwide in the near future. “Outside of Mexico, and even inside of Mexico, these advances are not widely known ... but it is irreversible,” the lawyer who started the wave of cases now sweeping the country told BuzzFeed News.
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Egyptian Doctors Think This Torturous Exam Can Detect "Chronic Homosexuals"

February 16, 2015
Anal exams are performed by police in many countries that criminalize homosexuality — and they base their work on 150-year-old European science. BuzzFeed News' J. Lester Feder and Maged Atef report from Cairo.
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Meet The Trans Sex Worker Who Transformed A Gang-Controlled Prison

February 8, 2015
Karla Avelar survived a serial killer, gang attacks, and four years in a Salvadoran prison to become a trans activist on the global stage. J. Lester Feder and Nicola Chávez Courtright report from El Salvador.
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How The Father Of Soviet Pornography Became A Crusader Against “Gay Propaganda”

November 27, 2014
“I was the father of the sexual revolution, and now I'm becoming the father of the sexual counterrevolution,” Vladimir Linderman told BuzzFeed News in the Latvian capital, Riga.
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