Tag Archives: homophobic laws

Uganda’s Fearless LGBTQ Pride Parade

A wonderful video of the Ugandan LGBTQIA Pride celebrations, brought to you by Fusion. Advertisements

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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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Russian founder of LGBTI teen support group fined thousands for breaking anti-gay law | Gay Star News

Russia is still actively preventing LGBTQ activists from trying to assist LGBTQ youth from being accepted. So don’t let up the pressure on Russia to do the right thing. We may not know exactly how many youth are suffering because … Continue reading

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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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Russian thugs storm LGBTI club, four gay men injured | Gay Star News

Another story of Russian homophobia enabled by the message of the “gay propaganda law”  Here’s the story from JOE MORGAN writing for Gay Star News… One was treated at hospital for his severe injuries A group of Russian thugs stormed … Continue reading

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Human Rights Watch: Russia fails to protect LGBT people – CNN.com

A look at the failure of Russia to protect its LGBTQ citizens. Here’s the story from Susannah Cullinane writing for CNN… STORY HIGHLIGHTS A Human Rights Watch report says Russia has failed to prevent homophobic violence It blames a growing number … 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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Gambia Will Now Punish Homosexuality With Life In Prison | ThinkProgress

What is with these African leaders who are so hostile to their LGBTIQ citizens? This time the country is Gambia. Here’s the story from Zack Ford writing for Think Progress… The AP reports this week that The Gambian President Yahya … 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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Eight men convicted in Egypt for ‘gay wedding’ video | Gay Star News

Egypt once again panders to extreme homophobia in some segments of Egyptian society. We need a gay superhero to swoop in and rescue LGBTIQ people who are caught up in this type of homophobic action. Unfortunately, such a hero would … 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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Countries Where You Can Be Killed For Being Gay

The article from Queerty stretches just a bit to claim 10 countries where the government has the death penalty for same-sex sex by including other entities that outlaw it. It IS accurate to say being gay in these countries is … 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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Australia: Gay asylum seekers relocated to Papua New Guinea, where it is illegal to be gay · PinkNews.co.uk

Shame on the government of Australia for turning away from the asylum plea by Iranian gay men. LGBTQ people from any homophobic country should be granted immediate asylum by any Western country. It is the least we should expect from … Continue reading

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