World

Sep02

WATCH: Gay marriage spoof 'Armagayddon'

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 02 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

WATCH: Gay marriage spoof 'Armagayddon'

A spoof video likening gay marriage to the end of the world, is trending on YouTube. Armagayddon tells the story of a couple who have hunkered down as they face the threat of same-sex marriage.

Sep02

New study reveals homophobia on Facebook linked to low self esteem

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 02 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

New study reveals homophobia on Facebook linked to low self esteem

A new study conducted by universities in Italy and Luxembourg has found that being exposed to homophobic Facebook comments has a negative impact on people’s mental wellbeing.

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.