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.
Kenya police on Friday arrested five suspected homosexuals in a coastal resort town after hundreds of residents protested over a planned gay wedding, a local official said.
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 not guilty plea has been entered for the roommate of a Rutgers University student who killed himself after prosecutors said he was spied on with a webcam during an intimate encounter with a man.
Nineteen-year-old Dharun Ravi of Plainsboro was formally notified of the 15 charges he faces in court Monday.
Lawyer Steve Altman entered a not guilty plea for him. Ravi did not speak.
The most serious is bias intimidation, which alleges that Ravi acted because his roommate, Tyler Clementi, was gay. Ravi could get up to 10 years in prison if he's convicted on that charge.
He's also been indicted on numerous other charges, including invasion of privacy.
Clementi killed himself days after the September webcam incident, sparking a national conversation about bullying endured by young gays.
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