A Global Look at Gay Rights 'The Fight Against Discrimination Must Go On'

In a SPIEGEL ONLINE interview, Boris Dittrich, advocacy director of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender program at Human Rights Watch, discusses the current debates on same-sex marriage in Europe and the United States and virulent homophobia in Russia and Uganda.
A boat carrying a rainbow flag sails along the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia. The country has adopted strict rules against gay rights in recent months.

A boat carrying a rainbow flag sails along the Neva River in St. Petersburg, Russia. The country has adopted strict rules against gay rights in recent months.

Foto: Dmitry Lovetsky/ AP
Interview conducted by Daryl Lindsey
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