Jessica Stern

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Gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas and the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, at the UN headquarters in New York on Monday. Photograph: Mike Segar/Reuters

Islamic State has claimed responsibility for killing at least 30 people for sodomy, the head of an international gay rights organisation has told the (...)

US ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power: will co-host the meeting which aims to examine what kinds of protections are needed for LGBT individuals. Photograph: Lucas Jackson/Reuters

Two men, one Iraqi and one Syrian, targeted by Islamic State for being gay will brief the United Nations Security Council on their experience as part (...)