World

May26

Trans women dies after doctors couldn’t decide if she was allowed in women’s ward

POSTED ON // Thursday, 26 May 2016 Written by // Glen Morét

Trans women dies after doctors couldn’t decide if she was allowed in women’s ward

A transgender woman who was repeatedly shot has died in Pakistan after she succumbed to her wounds.

May26

Instagram bans #lesbian, #bi and #gays hashtags

POSTED ON // Thursday, 26 May 2016 Written by // Glen Morét

Instagram bans #lesbian, #bi and #gays hashtags

Instagram has decided to ban a number of popular hashtags but it is far from an attack on the LGBT community.

May24

Grindr location tracked within 15 minutes

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 24 May 2016 Written by // Glen Morét

Grindr location tracked within 15 minutes

It has been revealed the location of users on popular dating apps is able to be pinpointed by others all within just 15 minutes. 

May19

More people than ever now believe it should be legal to be LGBTI

POSTED ON // Thursday, 19 May 2016 Written by // Glen Morét

More people than ever now believe it should be legal to be LGBTI

A new global survey has revealed for the first time more people than ever believe it should be legal to be LGBTI.

May18

Mexico’s president calls for marriage equality nationwide

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 18 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Mexico’s president calls for marriage equality nationwide

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has called for constitutional reform to allow same-sex marriage to be legalised across Mexico following a ruling by the Supreme Court.

May16

Introducing Thailand’s Miss Tiffany Universe

POSTED ON // Monday, 16 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Introducing Thailand’s Miss Tiffany Universe

Thailand’s trans community’s answer to the Miss Universe contest – Miss Tiffany Universe -  took place on the weekend and a model turned fashion designer has come up trumps as the title holder.

May12

Italy votes to legalise same-sex civil unions

POSTED ON // Thursday, 12 May 2016 Written by // Glen Morét

Italy votes to legalise same-sex civil unions

Italy has voted to legalise same-sex civil unions after years of activism by equality campaigners.

May11

A gay man has shut down an anti-gay preacher in Glasgow

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 11 May 2016

A gay man has shut down an anti-gay preacher in Glasgow

A Glasgow anti-gay preacher has been put in his place after a gay man challenged him mid-sermon.

May10

WATCH: Parents and transgender children speak out

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 10 May 2016 Written by // Glen Morét

WATCH: Parents and transgender children speak out

A new video has emerged urging viewers to meet trans children and see the consequences of so called “bathroom laws” in the United States.

May09

Obama planning a monument to gay rights?

POSTED ON // Monday, 09 May 2016 Written by // Cec Busby

Obama planning a monument to gay rights?

White House officials will attend a meeting in New York this week to consider a monument being erected in Greenwich Village’s Christopher Park across from the Stonewall Inn.