The legislation passed through an initial reading in October, but had been stalled until Wednesday's vote. Another parliamentary vote is required before the legislation is submitted to Kyrgyz President Almazbek Atambayev, whose signature is necessary for…
BISHKEK, Kyrgyz Republic -- The United States is condemning plans in Kyrgyzstan to adopt an anti-gay propaganda law, a measure that is similar to anti-gay legislation passed in Russia in 2013. Kyrgyzstan’s parliament has begun debating…
The Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan is considering an anti-gay law that would prohibit its citizens from creating "a positive attitude toward non-traditional sexual relations” among minors, a bill nearly identical to Russia's anti-gay propaganda law.