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As Malloy Considers Options, Activists Promise To Make Rejection of Andrew McDonald A Campaign Issue ... Robin McHaelen, executive director of True Colors, a Hartford nonprofit that works with lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender youth, said it is hard not to believe McDonald's sexual orientation ...
“When I was your age, younger, all my friends were dying,” Sam, a gay man in his 50s, tells his 20-something lover. “I went to funerals twice a week.” Sam had been an AIDS activist decades ago who watched his partner die of the disease, and nearly every scene in “After Louie” finds him haunted by the ...

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A man who tried to marry his laptop in a legal fight against same-sex marriage is promoting legislation across the country to require a filter to block pornography and human trafficking websites that would be lifted if a user pays $20. The measure pushed by Chris Sevier has been ...
That's where about 100 activists from the New York City–based group Gays Against Guns (GAG) had set up camp for the day, transforming the bleak concrete corner .... But she reaches back further through gay history when she names her latest inspiration: transgender activist Sylvia Rivera, a veteran of the 1969 Stonewall ...
Kenya has taken a landmark decision to rule that the use of forced anal examination is illegal. The National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (NGLHRC) challenged the practice following the treatment of two men arrested in 2015. . The men were subjected to forced anal examinations, which ...
Copyright 2017 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press. The Associated Press. Show Caption Hide Caption. Previous Next. NEW YORK, NY (WKBW) - Former "Sex and the City" star Cynthia Nixon says she'll ...

Recent hit pieces produced by Church Militant, a Detroit-area right-wing Catholic news site, have labeled Schutte an “active homosexual,” dishing out ... Martin, too, has also been the subject of this type of attack because he advocates for the Catholic Church to embrace gay and lesbian people of faith.
Gay rights advocates are gearing up to fight the New Zealand government for compensation for men convicted of homosexual crimes. Last year justice minister Amy Adams apologised to hundreds of gay men who were convicted of a crime for engaging in consensual sex prior to the homosexual law reform ...
SYDNEY Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras was celebrated on Saturday night, attracting some 300,000 spectators to watch 12,300 participants in a record-breaking ... A group of activists calling themselves the Department of Homo Affairs stopped the float of the ruling Liberal Party in protest over refugee policy.
SYDNEY, Australia — They were there for the Sissy Ball, a vogue-style dance-off that was last weekend's contribution to the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras, a two-week gay pride ... And the inclusion of so many corporations has come at the expense of grass-roots activists and longtime participants.
A man has been charged with murder after a celebrated LGBT rights campaigner was discovered stabbed to death in his home last year, Scotland Yard has said. Enrique Facelli, 48, was charged with the murder of Julian Aubrey, 55, who was found dead from multiple stab wounds at his flat in West ...
Man charged with murder of London gay activist. Nick Duffy, PinkNews; 1st March 2018, 9:22 AM ... The dead activist worked with victims of sexual abuse, and was also a former head of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea LGBT liaison group. Yesterday Enrique Facelli, 48, also of Kensington, ...
For the past four decades, anytime there was an event in Wichita, chances are there was Colleen “Coke” Didier. At RiverFest. At Zoobilee, Chamber Music at The Barn, the Heart of America Men's Chorus. Any gay pride events — she was always there, advocating for equal rights. “She had a listening ear for ...
(AP) — A historical marker has been unveiled honoring a pioneering activist for gay and lesbian rights in Tennessee. Media outlets report the marker was ... Campbell was the lead plaintiff in a 1996 state Supreme Court case that decriminalized homosexual acts in Tennessee. The marker was the first one ...
During Saturday's ceremony, Mayor Megan Barry praised Campbell for her work. “She had a direction about what she knew was right-- and what needed to be right in the world, and she used that as her true north.” The mayor went on to say that Campbell was one of the most influential LGBT activists ...
Just recently, a man flew a rainbow flag at a concert in Cairo, prompting the Egyptian government to arrest several LGBT activists, trolling gay dating apps like ... Article 534 of Lebanon's penal code prohibits “sexual intercourse contrary to the order of nature” and is often used to prosecute homosexual men.
Ahead of Human Rights Day on 10 December, a lesbian activist is calling on leaders in South Africa to speak out for LGBT human rights following the rape ... was challenging before Nonkie's murder, since her death Nthabiseng and other LGBTI activists say the levels of stigma, discrimination and abuse are ...

The separate group, which included a lesbian choir, had prepared to sing the well-known gay anthem, Love Is In The Air, but were rebuffed on account of it not being inclusive for all Australians. One person sitting in the public gallery said the issue became a full-blown stoush. “I found the whole thing quite ...
As adult activists promoting LGBTQ rights and HIV/AIDS treatments, the two were repeatedly beaten, arrested and jailed, before finally, fearing for their .... "It's one thing to be an activist in Salt Lake City and know that if I'm arrested for something, I'm going to be out of jail at the end of the day," said Williams.
Left-wing activist Owen Jones branded it “a load of offensive bollocks'”. It's not the first time the comparison has been made. Prominent gay conservative Ivan Massow previously said it was harder for him to come out as a Tory than to come out as gay. He said: “It's always been a real problem for me ...
San Francisco activists see irony in Yass, a queer startup backed by tech wealth ... One by one, San Francisco's iconic gay clubs and queer centers have shut their doors: the Lexington Club, the city's last lesbian bar; the Lusty Lady, a unionized strip club; Different Light bookstore, a Castro institution.
Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi, has slammed the General overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, for saying people should work for the money they spend. Alimi described the revered man of God as “irresponsible and vile.” Pastor Adeboye had at the ...
The last three mayors have been gay men and the City Council has included three gay men and a lesbian since 2015. But the November election results, which included ... In 2015, gay activist George Zander and his husband were beaten while walking downtown. Two men pleaded guilty to hate crime ...
Pioneer activists for gay, lesbian and human rights believe Vancouver Pride officials have ethically blundered by banning uniformed police officers from future ... believes Canadian Pride festival organizers have responded to Black Lives Matter in a way that does little to combat anti-homosexual prejudice.
( New York ) OutRight Action International kicks off the Global Week of Advocacy, where dozens of LGBTIQ activists from 29 countries from every region of the world has come to participate in the organization's 6th annual United Nations ( UN ) Week of Advocacy. From December 4 to 8, human rights ...
Supreme Court's Wedding Cake Case Is About More Than Gay People, Activists Warn. A new campaign shows how a ruling for discrimination could reverberate far beyond bakeries. By Curtis M. Wong ...
Nigerian gay rights activist, Bisi Alimi, has described Christianity in Nigeria as 'nothing but fraud.' In what seemed like preaching against tithe and offerings in the 'House of God', Alimi advised Nigerians to change and seek the truth, stressing thatGod does not need money. According to him, God only ...
'I'm going to cry': Justin Trudeau's LGBT apology long overdue, Winnipeg gay activist says ... unjustly by police decades ago due in part to a gross indecency section of the Criminal Code that was used to persecute gays before 1969, when homosexual acts between consenting adults were decriminalized.
Wale, gay activist and founder of kitodiaries.com, browses the website on a ... No-one has yet been convicted but activists say it encourages ...
There are no estimates on the number of gay-lesbian marriages, but several ... But some gay rights activists frown upon such arrangements. ... Ah Qiang, a prominent activist who leads China's PFLAG (Parents, Families and ...
Anti-LGBT activists rally for their hero — Alabama's Roy Moore ... Another warned that “homosexual sodomy” destroys those who participate ... must be protected” in a 2002 child custody case involving a lesbian mother. ... He also said there's no difference between gay sex and sex with a cow, horse or dog.
Toni Atkins (D-San Diego), who in 2014 became the first lesbian speaker ... the first acknowledged gay elected official in city history and later a ...
The Turkish capital Ankara has banned all gay festivals, screenings, ... The announcement is likely to increase concern among gay activists in ...
NEW DELHI: Hundreds of gay rights activists and supporters, many ... but also defiance in a nation that continues to outlaw homosexual acts.
A federal court in Washington, D.C., is barring President Trump from changing the government's policy on military service by transgender ...
Despite having a spat in the past and calling out one another, popular gay activist, Bisi Alimi, has called on Nigerians to mount pressure on the ...
ANN ARBOR - The name Jim Toy is synonymous with the gay rights movement in Michigan. He was the first man in the state to publicly come ...
World news: Apologies to gay men, activist stabbed, Taipei parade ... American Jewish World Service ( AJWS ), Astraea Lesbian Foundation for ... until scientists can "determine how they acquired homosexual behavior.
Portland group wants to rename downtown street to honor slain gay activist ... He was one of the first openly gay men to serve in office in the United ... Southwest Stark Street was once the epicenter of Portland's gay culture.
Google Doodle Celebrates Lesbian Reporter And Activist Jackie Forster .... Not long after long Forster became a gay activist, coming out publicly in ... Forster joined Campaign for Homosexual Equality (CHE) and, in 1971, ...
The options are heterosexual or straight, gay or lesbian, bisexual, other, and don't know or not sure. Other can include asexual or “queer”, ...
The “Yes” campaign, which supports redefining marriage, is being led by Irish gay activist Tiernan Brady who led the successful Irish ...
The animated documentary was about the fight, frustration and reflection of a Hong Kong gay rights activist, Adam Wan, who was chosen from 10 homosexual people interviewed by the trio. Shortlisted as a finalist for the award in October, the film beat four competitors from Taiwan and mainland China who ...
With the film, Rosa von Praunheim became an instant icon of the gay and lesbian movement in Germany. He called homosexuals to "Get out of the restrooms and onto the streets!" and that encouraged countless people to reveal their sexual preference publicly. Within a short period, 50 gay rights groups ...
Gay Ugandan activists rebuilding lives in Utah after fleeing anti-LGBTQ repression in Africa. Utah, though, presents its ..... “It's one thing to be an activist in Salt Lake City and know that if I'm arrested for something, I'm going to be out of jail at the end of the day,” said Williams. “For them, it's a very different ...
If the parade atmosphere seemed even more buoyant than usual, it may have been because a major victory was in sight for gay rights in this country. In a landmark decision in August, India's Supreme Court ruled that the country's citizens had a constitutional right to privacy. In its judgment, the court made ...
LGBTQ Activists Amplify Their Plea For A Global End To Conversion ... For despite gains in LGBT rights, many gay people are still forced to ... to the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association (ILGA).
The work of late gay rights activist and politician Harvey Milk will be ... his work in the 1970s as an activist for LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...
I Am Michael tells the true story of Michael Glatze, a gay rights activist who became a fundamentalist Christian, claimed that being gay was an ...
I find myself in a singular place, the position of being a black gay activist at mid-career — if one can view “black gay activism” as a career.


 

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