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Actor, up to a dozen men, reportedly jailed for being gay in Turkmenistan

Actor, up to a dozen men, reportedly jailed for being gay in Turkmenistan

Reports have emerged that a high-profile actor in Turkmenistan has been jailed under the nation’s anti-homosexuality laws. Turkmen.news has reported that the unnamed actor was found guilty of committing “sodomy”, and sentenced to two years in prison. The actor, identified as G.S. in court documents, was convicted alongside almost a dozen other men, though the […]

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Researchers say scientific evidence does not support criminalisation of HIV

Twenty of the world’s leading HIV scientists have launched an evidence-based consensus that systematically refutes the rationale for laws that criminalise HIV transmission. The Expert Consensus Statement on the Science of HIV in the Context of Criminal Law and an accompanying editorial were published in the Journal of the International AIDS Society (JIAS). Speaking at the World AIDS Conference in […]

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