Articles tagged with: World

Dec30

Kim Jong-un gay orgy scene cut from 'The Interview'

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 30 December 2014

Kim Jong-un gay orgy scene cut from 'The Interview'

A scene depicting North Korean leader Kim Jong-un participating in a gay orgy was cut from The Interview, it has been revealed.

Dec26

The big LGBTI stories around the world in 2014

POSTED ON // Friday, 26 December 2014 Written by // Ron Hughes

The big LGBTI stories around the world in 2014

It was a year of highs and lows for LGBTI people around the world. Ron Hughes looks back at the people and events that made global headlines in 2014.

Feb03

Russian Uprising

POSTED ON // Monday, 03 February 2014 Written by // Ben Convey

Russian Uprising

Headlines around the world in the lead up to the Winter Olympics in Sochi are talking less about sporting prowess and more about homophobia and anti-gay laws in Russia. Ben Convey talks to Russian activist Igor Yasin about the direction his country is heading in.

Jan28

Love is not a crime

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 28 January 2014 Written by // Amanda Atlee

Love is not a crime

While advances in equality gathers pace in some parts of the world, the picture remains bleak for LGBTI people in countries like Cameroon, Nigeria and Uganda. Here, Amnesty International’s Amanda Atlee offers a disturbing snapshot of LGBTI life in Africa.

Jan21

Australian bobsleders join Principle 6 ahead of Sochi games

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Written by // Michael Magnusson

Australian bobsleders join Principle 6 ahead of Sochi games

The Australian men’s and women’s bobsled teams have announced a partnership with the LGBT protest campaign Principle 6 which has become the official sponsor of the men’s team.

Aug14

Howard Rosenman: A Class Act

POSTED ON // Wednesday, 14 August 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Howard Rosenman: A Class Act

Howard Rosenman, undisputed Hollywood legend, talks movies, La La land and Milk. In Australia for the Israeli Film Festival, the renowned producer and occasional actor speaks with Cec Busby.

Aug06

We're ethnic, we're queer, we're here

POSTED ON // Tuesday, 06 August 2013 Written by // Patrick Abboud

We're ethnic, we're queer, we're here

Intrepid traveller, storyteller, TV presenter and out and proud ‘GWOG’, Patrick Abboud is SX’s newest columnist.

Jul29

Zimbabwe President wants to cut off gays' heads

POSTED ON // Monday, 29 July 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Zimbabwe President wants to cut off gays' heads

President Mugabe has continued his hate speech against Zimbabwe’s LGBTI community, this time going so far as to say he wants to decapitate gay men.

Jul29

IOC says Olympic athletes and visitors exempt from anti-gay laws

POSTED ON // Monday, 29 July 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

IOC says Olympic athletes and visitors exempt from anti-gay laws

The International Olympics Committee (IOC) has released a statement saying that it has received assurances from the Russian government that Olympic athletes and games’ spectators will be exempt from the country’s new anti-gay laws.

Jul29

Lithuanian Gay Pride marchers egged by protestors

POSTED ON // Monday, 29 July 2013 Written by // Cec Busby

Lithuanian Gay Pride marchers egged by protestors

Lithuania’s second Gay Pride march was the target of homophobia when a group of approximately 50 protestors descended on the parade and attempted to disrupt festivities.