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From Chechnya's anti-gay purge to DragCon's "kid zone," and a scientific look at “bromances," here are NBC Out's top LGBTQ stories of the week:

Gay Man Sues Funeral Home That Refused His Husband’s Body

Lambda Legal

College Mandates Staff Signs Document Opposing Gay Marriage

Zero Creatives / Getty Images/Westend61

Over 200 Members of Congress File Federal LGBTQ-Rights Bill

Aaron P. Bernstein / Getty Images

Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to ‘Gay Conversion’ Therapy Ban

Art Lien

Trump’s Army Secretary Pick Withdraws Name From Consideration

Jed DeKalb / Tennessee General Assembly

'Tortured With Electricity': Chechen Gay Men Recount Days of Abuse

Ian Langsdon / EPA

Health Department May Revise Obamacare Nondiscrimination Rule

Charlie Litchfield / Idaho Press-Tribune via AP

New Addition to World’s Largest Drag Queen Gathering: A Kid Zone

Chelsea Guglielmino / Getty Images

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