World

Sep19

Jerusalem Pride goes off without a hitch

POSTED ON // Friday, 19 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Jerusalem Pride goes off without a hitch

Around 2000 members of the LGBTI community and their allies gathered on the streets of Jerusalem last night for the city’s annual gay pride parade.

Sep16

UK: Photographer blinded in homophobic attack

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

UK: Photographer blinded in homophobic attack

A 20-year-old photographer from Swansea in Wales has been left blind in one eye following an homophobic attack.

Sep16

Facebook name change policy affecting drag and trans community

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Facebook name change policy affecting drag and trans community

A large number of drag queens and members of the LGBTI community are being affected by Facebook’s recent update to their naming policy, which no longer allows users to have a page under a pseudonym.

Sep16

Kazakhstan politician wants homosexuality criminalised and a blood test to identify ‘degenerates’

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 16 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Kazakhstan politician wants homosexuality criminalised and a blood test to identify ‘degenerates’

Dauren Babamuratov the leader of the nationalist ‘bolashak movement in Kazakhstan has called for homosexuality to be criminalised, describing it as a threat to national security.

Sep15

US: Gay Mormons gather in Salt Lake City

POSTED ON // Monday, 15 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Gay Mormons gather in Salt Lake City

In what has been described as the largest gathering of gay Mormons in history, thousands assembled to attend the annual Affirmation conference in Salt Lake City over the weekend.

Sep14

Gay teen found murdered in Brazil

POSTED ON // Sunday, 14 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay teen found murdered in Brazil

Brazilian authorities are investigating whether the murder of a gay teenager in the small town of Inhumas in Brazil was motivated by homophobia.

Sep13

Catholic League pulls out of 2015 St Patrick’s Day parade after gay ban lifted

POSTED ON // Saturday, 13 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Catholic League pulls out of 2015 St Patrick’s Day parade after gay ban lifted

The Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights has announced it will not march in New York’s St Patrick’s Day parade following the announcement on Thursday that officials had changed the rules to allow an LGBT group form NBC Universal to march in 2015.

Sep11

Watch: Fox commentator says gay marriage will lead to man-dog weddings

POSTED ON // Thursday, 11 September 2014 Written by // Cec Busby

Watch: Fox commentator says gay marriage will lead to man-dog weddings

A Fox news commentator has suggested legalising same-sex marriage will lead to a situation where anything goes- including men marrying dogs...