World

Jul31

UK venues ban Ugandan rapper for discriminatory lyrics

POSTED ON // Thursday, 31 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

UK venues ban Ugandan rapper for discriminatory lyrics

Ugandan rapper Bobi Wine has had two planned performances in the UK pulled after venues learned of the singer’s anti-LGBTI stance.

Jul29

Sweden reinstates aid to Uganda

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Sweden reinstates aid to Uganda

Sweden has announced it will resume financial aid to Uganda despite the country’s anti gay laws.

Jul29

US: Court of Appeals strikes down Virginia same-sex marriage ban

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 29 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Court of Appeals strikes down Virginia same-sex marriage ban

The 4th US Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld a pervious ruling that the 2006 amendment to the state’s constitution, banning gay marriage by defining it as between a man and a woman is unconstitutional as it violates the equal protection clause in the 14th amendment.

Jul28

US: Republican Michele Bachman suggests gay people are predators and polygamists

POSTED ON // Monday, 28 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Republican Michele Bachman suggests gay people are predators and polygamists

US right wing republican Michele Bachmann, who is currently running for re-ection for her seat in the House of Representative has let fly on air with a tirade against LGBT people, suggesting they are predators and polygamists.

Jul25

Scotland flies rainbow flag for Commonwealth Games

POSTED ON // Friday, 25 July 2014 Written by // Ron Hughes

Scotland flies rainbow flag for Commonwealth Games

The Scottish government is flying the rainbow flag during the Commonwealth Games in support of LGBTI rights in participating countries and throughout the world.

Jul24

AIDS 2014: LetsStopAIDS launches LiveLifeLoving

POSTED ON // Thursday, 24 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

AIDS 2014: LetsStopAIDS launches LiveLifeLoving

Canadian Youth driven HIV charity, Let’s Stop AIDS launched a new resource for young people living with HIV, livelifeloving.org at the 20th AIDS Conference in Melbourne.

Jul24

Commonwealth Games kick off with gay kiss

POSTED ON // Thursday, 24 July 2014 Written by // Ron Hughes

Commonwealth Games kick off with gay kiss

The call for LGBTI rights has made an impression at the opening of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow overnight.

Jul15

Former minister sets himself alight in protest of homophobia

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 15 July 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Former minister sets himself alight in protest of homophobia

Reverend Charles Moore, a retired Uniting Methodist minister has set himself alight in a public car park in the Texas town of Grand Saline in protest of homophobia.