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!”
Ireland's most prominent gay politician, Sen. David Norris, has ended his campaign for president after declaring he was wrong to seek clemency for an ex-partner jailed in Israel for child rape.
Norris was considered the front-runner for the November election of Ireland's next ceremonial head of state.
But Norris faced rising pressure to quit ever since Irish newspapers last week were tipped off about his 1997 letter to an Israeli court seeking a shorter sentence for Ezra Nawi.
His one-time partner had been convicted of raping a 15-year-old Palestinian boy.
Key campaign aides resigned at the weekend. Norris faced an uphill struggle to be listed as an official candidate on ballots.
Norris told a Dublin news conference Tuesday he was quitting the race.
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