Tag Archives: anti-gay laws

Global LGBT community still gripped by homophobic state-sponsored violence

Two graphics from The Guardian highlight the disparity in the treatment of same-sex couples. Marriage Equality in some countries and official persecution in others. Read the full story here at The Guardian: http://gu.com/p/4a6cc

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The Road To Marriage Equality and The “Religious Freedom” Push Back

Here’s Fusion’s look at the recent history of marriage equality and the frantic attempts by the religious right to assert their “right” to be bigots.

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Tongue in Cheek Satire: “We Don’t Serve Gays”

Satitical video shows the ludicrous results of anti-LGBTQ laws.

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Oppression – End All Forms! – #IDAHOT2015

Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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Don’t Change Yourself – Change The Sh*itty Law – #IDAHOT2015

Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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Homophobes and 77* Homophobic Countries – #IDAHOT2015

*Note: Only one Indonesian state outlaws same-sex sex. Estimates vary on how many countries have anti-gay laws. Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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At Least 78 Countries Have Anti-Gay Laws – This Is Unacceptable!

This is unacceptable! Welcome, take a look at all my International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Posts. Visit The International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia Website.

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Gay leaders in the world’s most anti-gay countries write letter to Obama | Gay Star News

In an apparent effort to elicit a more robust response from the United States and President Barack Obama, LGBTQ leaders in countries with anti-LGBTQ policies and actions, have called on the President to be more consistent in dealing with anti-LGBTQ … Continue reading

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Cameroon man arrested, forcibly outed as gay to his parents | Gay Star News

For all its problems, I am very thankful I live here in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA! Imagine you were born in Cameroon and had to deal with the system there. This story from JOE MORGAN writing for Gay Star … Continue reading

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Elton John Speaks Out Against Russia’s ‘Gay Propaganda’ Law At St. Petersburg Concert

I have been a longtime fan of Sir Elton John and fascinated by both his professional career and his personal life. He has come through personal adversity and serious addiction issues and tackled those “demons” and by the 1990s was … Continue reading

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Iran: The gay people pushed to change their gender – BBC News

I saw this documentary on BBC World News today and it was incredibly moving. The idea that some cis-gender gay Iranians are being pressured into gender reassignment surgery is outrageous. Iran is unique in that it accepts transgender identity but … Continue reading

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Activists condemn Singapore court gay ruling – BBC News

Singapore once again proves it’s not ready to be a true freedom loving country by the court refusing to overturn its colonial-era anti-gay law. It seems truly odd to insist you aren’t going to enforce a law yet insist on … Continue reading

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Cher sends her love to gay teens kidnapped, tortured in Russia | Gay Star News

Yet another reason to love the fabulous diva herself, Cher, as she lauds gay teen activists in Russia. Here’s the story from JOE MORGAN writing for Gay Star News… ‘Dark Lady’ singer supports documentary that showed LGBTI Russians being held … Continue reading

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Tell Pope Francis it’s time to turn up the heat on anti-gay Bishops by denouncing anti-gay laws

I’m passing on this worthy petition drive from the wonderful people at All Out… A letter to the Pope Andre and Jeremy, All Out Anti-gay bishops erased statements of acceptance from their new document on ‘families’. Tell Pope Francis it’s … Continue reading

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Ray Cole interview: ‘I would go back to Moroccan prison hell for Jamal’ | World news | The Guardian

This story from the Guardian is about the British gay man who was imprisoned for being gay and in a relationship with a Moroccan man. Predictably many comments in response to be story focus on the age difference between the … Continue reading

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Released British gay man Ray Cole describes Moroccan jail as ‘a concentration camp’ · PinkNews.co.uk

This guy went through a few days of hell thanks to the barbaric justice system in Morocco. Here’s the story from Patrick McCormack from the good folks at Pink News UK… The British man arrested in Morocco and charged with committing … Continue reading

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Russia ends US student exchange in part over ‘friendly relations’ of gay men | World news | The Guardian

Now Russia is preventing an important exchange program over a case where a gay youth defected to the U.S.. The Russian’s then launched a smear campaign that twisted the truth to justify their decision. Here’s the story from Alec Luhn … Continue reading

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An Afternoon in WeHo With a Gay Russian Teen Seeking Asylum | Advocate.com

An interesting and timely article in the Advocate about a young Russian LGBTQ activist seeing asylum in the United States. Here’s the story… Danny Fisk details his ‘transformative’ encounter with Vlad Slavskiy, an 18-year-old Russian LGBT activist participating in NYC’s … Continue reading

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Kazakh Political Leader Wants To Identify Gay People With Blood Test For ‘Degeneratism’ | ThinkProgress

Talk about homophobia gone mad! There is an anti-gay movement underway in Kazakhstan. The statement quoted in this story would be laughable if it wasn’t, at the same time, so sinister. Here’s the story from Zach Ford at Think Progress… … Continue reading

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In Cameroon, Drinking Bailey’s Makes You Guilty Of Gay Sex | ThinkProgress

A deeply disturbing look at how innuendo and stereotypes are often enough to get you convicted under Cameroon’s draconian anti-gay law. Here’s the story from ZACK FORD reporting for Think Progress… Article 347 bis of the Cameroon Penal Code punishes “sexual … Continue reading

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