Category: Gay Rights
Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has requested an investigation into a taxpayer-funded program aimed at helping lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and/or intersex (LGBTI) school students.
23.02.2016
 
Tennessee lawmakers have proposed bills on "natural marriage," religious exemptions for counselors and state-defined gender restrictions that all attack the human dignity of people who do not conform to traditional norms of society.
21.02.2016
 
‘We don’t tolerate that crap’ .. A Telecom company will be picking up and moving out of Georgia after state lawmakers passed sweeping anti-gay legislation, the New Civil Rights Movement reports.
21.02.2016
 
A few international films where the LGBT angle plays out in a larger socio-political context
20.02.2016
 
Last week the Indonesian Broadcasting Commission banned radio and television stations from airing any program that portrayed lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender behaviour as normal.
20.02.2016
 
Indonesia wants all gay or same-sex emojis removed from instant messaging applications or be banned from the country. Such emojis are found in messaging apps Facebook, Whatsapp, LINE and Tinder.
14.02.2016
 
Justice Antonin Scalia has died. The death is already causing a bit of a political crisisas Democrats and Republicans argue over how the justice's successor will be named to the court, particularly in an election year.
14.02.2016
 
San Francisco resident says he was gay-bashed in the city on Saturday, February 6, as many were gearing up for the Super Bowl. It's so far unclear where the incident took place — SFist has reached out to him to find out if he's willing to talk — or how many perpetrators were involved.
09.02.2016
 
A suburban police chief's daughter began serving five to 10 months in jail on Monday for a group attack on a gay couple that prompted Philadelphia to add sexual orientation to its hate crime laws.
09.02.2016
 
Goh Boon Teck's new play looks at issues facing gays, from seeking acceptance to reconciling religion and homosexuality
08.02.2016
 
Ahmedabad, India - When Kiran Kumar Devmani decided to make a film about homosexuality, he braced for a fight with India's notoriously conservative censors, but he never imagined he would have to battle the tax office.
07.02.2016
 
Anti-gay parents at a Tennessee high school are planning a rally Monday against a school club for LGBT students and their straight allies, the Tennessean reports.
07.02.2016
 
The end may be nigh for a Harlem church known for hateful public messages condemning gays and President Barack Obama to eternal damnation, and two groups that serve gay New Yorkers are hoping to get an ironic last word on the matter.
05.02.2016
 
A leading American Jewish group promoting therapy it said could turn gays to heterosexuals was ordered shut in December by a New Jersey court, amid growing efforts in the U.S. to curb the generally discredited practice. But therapists with ties to the shuttered group say they have found a haven for their work in Israel.
04.02.2016
 
Downtown Indianapolis was once so desolate that men armed with shotguns hunted pigeons on Sundays among empty buildings and a trash-strewn river canal.
04.02.2016