World

Mar27

Puerto Rico may soon allow gay marriage

POSTED ON // Friday, 27 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Puerto Rico may soon allow gay marriage

Puerto Rico may soon allow gay marriages after the US territory’s Justice Department announced it will no longer defend  the territory's  laws banning gay marriage.

Mar25

Larry Kramer blasts US government for failing gay people

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Larry Kramer blasts US government for failing gay people

Playwright, public health advocate and gay activist Larry Kramer has blasted the US government for its failure to effectively deal with the HIV epidemic in the 34 years since the virus first began making headlines and taking lives.

Mar25

Marine accused of killing Filipino trans woman facing trial

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Marine accused of killing Filipino trans woman facing trial

The trial of the US marine accused of killing Filipino transgender woman Jennifer Laude is underway after the victim’s family rejected a plea bargain.

Mar25

US: Teen trans activist dies

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Teen trans activist dies

Last year Blake Brockington, a young trans teen from Charlotte North Carolina made headlines when he was announced the homecoming King at his school, East Mecklenburg High. Now the teen who became an ardent activist for LGBTI youth has died by suicide.

Mar25

Russia’s plan to stop UN from extending benefits to same-sex couples, foiled

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Russia’s plan to stop UN from extending benefits to same-sex couples, foiled

In July UN secretary General Ban Ki-moon announced the United Nations would now recognise all couples in same-sex marriages, allowing them to receive UN benefits. 

Mar25

Introducing the gay sweater

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 25 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Introducing the gay sweater

We all know it’s not OK to say something is ‘so gay’ – but this sweater really is soooo gay. So gay in fact it’s made from human hair collected from gay people.

Mar24

Gay hook-up app Planet Romeo to release iWatch version

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 24 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay hook-up app Planet Romeo to release iWatch version

PlanetRomeo, one of the world’s largest gay dating platforms, has announced the launch of a smart phone app just in time for the release of Apple’s iWatch.

Mar23

California lawyer pushes for a kill the gays bill

POSTED ON // Monday, 23 March 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

California lawyer pushes for a kill the gays bill

An Orange County attorney Matt McLaughlin has submitted his intention of filing a ‘Sodomite Suppression Act' that would make it legal to execute people for being gay.