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Aug28

Ghana: Student arrested for recruiting men to have sex

POSTED ON // Thursday, 28 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Ghana: Student arrested for recruiting men to have sex

Police in Walewale, a small town in the northern region of Ghana, have arrested a 21-year-old student after local residents accused him of engaging in sex with other men.

Aug26

Manchester Pride marred by gay bashing

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 26 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Manchester Pride marred by gay bashing

A gay man was attacked following pride celebrations in Manchester. The 20-year-old victim was leaving a gay bar when he was set upon by a man wielding a broken glass bottle.

Aug25

Lesbian crowned Rose of Tralee

POSTED ON // Monday, 25 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Lesbian crowned Rose of Tralee

Meet Boston’s Maria Walsh. The 27-year-old former journalism student recently took out the crown in one of Ireland’s most prestigious pageants, the Rose of Tralee, making her the festival’s first gay winner.

Aug19

Study suggests UN needs to improve tracking of LGBTI Human Rights abuses

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Study suggests UN needs to improve tracking of LGBTI Human Rights abuses

A new study from the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law has revealed the United Nations (UN) is increasing its focus on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) people, but more could be done.

 

Aug19

Adam Hills gives Westboro Baptist Church a whopping serve

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Adam Hills gives Westboro Baptist Church a whopping serve

Australian comedian Adam Hills has given the Westboro Baptist Church a piece of his mind on British television.

Aug19

US: Facebook funds homophobic attorney general’s campaign

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 19 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Facebook funds homophobic attorney general’s campaign

Social network giant Facebook has come under fire after reports surfaced the company has donated funds to a politician with anti-gay views.

Aug11

Target lend support to gay marriage

POSTED ON // Monday, 11 August 2014

Target lend support to gay marriage

Retail giant Target has come out in favour of marriage equality. The Minnesota-based company made the announcement by throwing its support behind the Minnesota Circuit Court judges who had ruled in favour of overturning a same-sex marriage ban in the US state.

Aug11

Uganda LGBTI community hold gay pride

POSTED ON // Monday, 11 August 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Uganda LGBTI community hold gay pride

Uganda’s LGBTI community has hosted its first gay pride event since last week's overturning of the nation’s Anti Homosexuality Act due to a technicality.