World

Feb28

Ireland: Lesbian couple attacked

POSTED ON // Saturday, 28 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Ireland: Lesbian couple attacked

The Irish Independent has revealed  a young lesbian couple were left bleeding and unconscious following a savage homophobic attack in Limerick.

Feb26

US: Study finds homeless youth trade sex for food and shelter

POSTED ON // Thursday, 26 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

US: Study finds homeless youth trade sex for food and shelter

A new study has found homeless LGBTI youth are trading sex for food and a place to stay.

Feb25

Tiffany & Co feature gay couple in TV campaign

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

Tiffany & Co feature gay couple in TV campaign

Following on from their successful 'Will You' print campaign, which featured a gay couple, Tiffany & Co have released a new TV ad featuring the same gay duo.

Feb24

US appoints first special envoy for LGBTI rights

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

US appoints first special envoy for LGBTI rights

Diplomat Randy Berry has been appointed as the US government’s first special envoy to promote global human rights for LGBTI people.

Feb23

Queer activists vandalise NZ GAYTMS

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

Queer activists vandalise NZ GAYTMS

Last week a ‘gaytm’ installed by ANZ on Ponsonby Rd in Auckland to celebrate Auckland Pride was vandalised. Initially thought to be an act of homophobia, the vandalism has now been claimed as a protest by gay activists Queers Against Injustice.

Feb21

Gay marriage for Finland!

POSTED ON // Saturday, 21 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay marriage for Finland!

Finland's president has signed a new gender neutral marriage act into law today – but same-sex couples will have to wait until 2017 for the law to come into effect.

Feb20

Gay Catholics welcomed in Vatican

POSTED ON // Friday, 20 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Gay Catholics welcomed in Vatican

A group of US gay and lesbian Catholics from the New Ways Ministry, were given VIP seats at the Pope’s weekly audience this week.

Feb20

Watch: Aussie grandma appears in Ireland’s Faith in Marriage Equality campaign

POSTED ON // Friday, 20 February 2015 Written by // Cec Busby

Watch: Aussie grandma appears in Ireland’s Faith in Marriage Equality campaign

With Ireland’s referendum on marriage equality looming, a group of people from various faith backgrounds have come together to form Faith in Marriage Equality. The group supports the right of loving same-sex couples that want to get married and is urging Irish people of faith to vote 'yes' in the referendum.