In honor of International Human Rights Day, we look back at the nations making headlines for mistreating or endangering their LGBT citizens.
They're representing the queer community within a harshly homophobic country.
If found guilty, Calvin Klein could be forced to pay Russia up to $15,000.
Proposed in October, the bill will ban gays and lesbians from displays of affection.
Not that kind of ring...
The singer expressed a desire to speak with the Russian president while in Ukraine.
'I just want any gay men or woman who are in Russia right now, to know I am thinking about you all the time.'