Hundreds of demonstrators gathered in Istanbul on Saturday for anti-government protests, demanding amid a heavy police presence the reversal of recent decisions by Turkey's president that affect students, women and the LGBT community. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan issued a surprise decree a week ago ending Turkey's participation in a landmark treaty aimed at protecting women … Continue reading Students, women and the LGBT community protest for human rights in Turkey
Megan Rapinoe's spectacular 2019 culminated in being named The Best FIFA Women's Player at Milan's Teatro alla Scala last month. While the USA superstar has achieved just about everything possible on the pitch in international football this year, that's not the only reason why she's an inspiration to so many. Lindsay, an English LGBT+ activist and football … Continue reading Rapinoe receives a touching letter from an English football fan and LGBT+ activist
In a statement issued ahead of presenting his latest report to the Human Rights Council later this month, Victor Madrigal-Borloz urged States to collect more data in an effort to understand the root causes of violence which is often routinely directed towards Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) people in societies across the world. “States must adequately address this scourge through … Continue reading LGBT rights protection, a major concern for the United Nations
Logan Paul is facing an intense backlash for saying that he’s going to attempt to “go gay” for one month as a New Year’s resolution. Image: Logan Paul The YouTuber made the controversial statement while speaking on his podcast Impaulsive alongside co-host Mike Majlak and guest Kelvin Peña, otherwise known as Internet star ‘Brother Nature’. Paul and Majlak explained … Continue reading Is Logan Paul really going gay?
Sir Elton John expressed disappointment over what he described as “lies and confusion” spread in the media about Brexit, adding that most British citizens did not understand what they voted for in 2016. Speaking in an interview with Channel 4 News, the British singer said many Brexit-supporters were deceived with phony and ridiculous promises before … Continue reading Elton John shares opinion on Brexit, AIDS and the LGBT community
Dear Hollywood, I can’t help notice that there’s something different about you. It started with Carol (2015) bagging six Oscar nominations in 2016. Then it was with Moonlight (2016) with five nominations and three wins. And now, Call Me By Your Name (2017) is in the running for Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Picture this year. But Call Me By Your Name seems to … Continue reading An open letter to Hollywood on the rise of LGBT movies
Pride parade is an annual event which is held to celebrate the LGBT community. It is also known as pride marches, pride events and pride festivals. The events also provide a platform for activists who favor same-sex-marriage. Every June, "interested" demonstrators gather at different locations around the world, celebrating their widely misconstrued sexual orientations -- … Continue reading Best Pictures from 2017 Pride Parade Month
Indonesian citizens have been warned to desist from organizing gay parties or risk 15 years in prison. Two men were arrested for the crime while eight others who took part in the event were arrested during a police raid. According to an AP report, the gay suspects were arrested in a hotel located in Surabaya, … Continue reading Organize Gay Parties and face 15 Years in Prison
Two male university students in Indonesia have been arrested for engaging in gay sex. The homosexuals were apprehended after thoughtlessly posting their intimate pictures on Facebook with claims of "true love" nurtured by passion. The gay couple aged 22 and 24 were arrested on the island of Sulawesi after some homophobic Facebook users who saw the … Continue reading Indonesian Gay Couple arrested for posting nudes of Facebook
Stephen Curry has spoken against North Carolina's discriminatory laws against LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender]. The Golden State Warriors star spoke with AP (The Associated Press) in an interview recently. Image: Stephen Curry The 2-time NBA Most Valuable Player said he is disappointed to see sporting events withdrawn from his home state of North … Continue reading NBA Star Campaigns Against North Carolina LGBT Law.
Selena Gomez will use her upcoming concert in North Carolina to fight for LGBT rights. The singer said in a statement to E! News that she debated for some time whether to follow other big music names in canceling her concert in protest over the state’s controversial bill known as the “bathroom law,” but ultimately decided … Continue reading Selena Gomez’ N.C. Concert Proceeds Will Be Donated To LGBT Campaign.
News reports earlier yesterday said two men were murdered in Dhaka, Bangladesh, now the U.S. State Department has confirmed that one of the victims was a U.S. embassy worker. Local reports say the men were hacked to death. A State Department spokesman John Kirby told reporters at a briefing today that the employee, Xulhaz Mannan, was known … Continue reading US Embassy Mourns Worker Hacked To Death in Bangladesh.