Daily Archives: February 28, 2014

Gay on Gay War Over HIV

I have been out of HIV work for nearly 4 1/2 years. Back then I could see the begins of some of the issues described in this brilliant article by long time AIDS activist Peter Staley. It pains me that … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News

Queer news, entertainment and a feature for February 28, 2014 from the good folks at Gay Star News:   TOP STORIES Gay Kenyans warn Uganda-style anti-gay bill is coming Parliamentary group has launched in Nairobi with the aim of enforcing … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer News for February 28, 2014 from the good folks at Pink News UK:   LATEST STORIES   7:41 PM  Michigan same-sex marriage ban challenged in ongoing lawsuit 7:18 PM Recon raises £16,000 for Freddie Mercury HIV charity 6:50 PM … Continue reading

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Walt Disney World Stops Support of Boy Scouts Over Anti-Gay Leadership Policy

Discrimination doesn’t pay, a lesson The Boy Scouts of America are slowly learning, as this post by ThinkProgress shows. At Walt Disney World there are many LGBTQ employees that probably lobbied behind-the-scenes. I know they have been very welcoming to … Continue reading

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World Bank Postpones $90 Million Loan to Uganda Over Anti-Gay Law

Originally posted on O-blog-dee-o-blog-da:
Western anger over the newly signed anti-homosexuality law in Uganda has triggered a sharp fall in Uganda’s shilling currency, leading the central bank to intervene for two days in a row. By Melanie Nathan, February 27,…

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The Gay “Cougar”: Why the Men He Dates Keep Getting Younger | Jeremy Helligar

This slightly edited version of a post by Jeremy Helligar writing for Huffington Post Gay Voices, hits close to home for me. In my case, however, it’s more what I’d like to have the option of doing rather than a … Continue reading

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Beyond Bullying: How Hostile School Climate Perpetuates the School-to-Prison Pipeline for LGBT Youth

The Center for American Progress has released a very important report. A serious problem, too little addressed in the past… School discipline policies have been under heightened scrutiny by the U.S. Department of Education because of the disparate impact they … Continue reading

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South African youth object to Uganda’s anti-gay law | The Citizen

A group of young people have vastly more courage then their government seems to at the moment… Showing solidarity with gays in Uganda yesterday, protesting youths urged government to fight against the violation of human rights under oppressive governments. Leading … Continue reading

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Update On Bills Mirroring Arizona Anti-Gay Legislation

Thanks to Huffington Post Gay Voices here’s a look at all the states that have considered/are considering a version of the discriminate against LGBTQ people because of your religion bill (it seems to be dying in most places)…   States … Continue reading

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