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!”
Tens of thousands people lined the streets of Montreal on Sunday as the colorful Gay Pride parade headed down the city streets.
Athletic men in swimsuits and dancers in bikinis and colorful plumes shook their bodies to the tune of pop music blasting from giant speakers on flatbed trucks.
The parade's grand marshal Alice Nkom urged participants to support gay communities in places like her home country of Cameroon.
Homosexual couples can marry and adopt children in Canada, but in Cameroon homosexual acts are illegal, with penalties of up to five years in prison, noted Nkom, an attorney and gay activist.
Marchers also carried signs denouncing politicians they consider homophobic, including French presidential candidate Christine Boutin, US presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann, and right-wing Italian politician Alessandra Mussolini, the granddaughter of World War II fascist dictator Benito Mussolini.
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