A Brazilian general’s comment that gay soldiers should not be allowed to command troops sparked fierce criticism today from gay rights groups and a national lawyers’ organisation that champions human rights
Sarah Jessica Parker has given away her tickets to the Sex and the City 2 premier in a bid to raise money for equal LGBT rights.
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Seeking to overcome a broadcast blackout imposed by the US Supreme Court, a pair of Los Angeles filmmakers have undertaken the task of faithfully recreating the federal trial on California’s same-sex marriage ban for the internet – all 60-plus hours of it; every “um,” “yes, your honour” and “objection!”
A French amateur club has refused to register a homosexual player, leading to a gay football organisation to ask the French Football Federation to impose sanctions.
The organisation, Paris Foot Gay, said Wednesday that club FC Chooz should be punished "to help the football world to realise that homophobia is as bad as racism and anti-Semitism."
Yoann Lemaire, who is gay, has played at Chooz for 14 years, but the club says it won't register him again to avoid any "trouble" with his teammates.
Lemaire told the AFP: "I'm sorry, I just wanted to play football with my friends,"
He is yet to decide whether to take them to court or not.
"Go to court, for what? The only thing I like is that the ministry, the federation and Paris Foot Gay (PFG), the gay football club from the capital, to work together against homophobia,"
French Junior Sports Minister Rama Yade has also called for action to be taken against the club from eastern France.
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