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 federal judge overseeing a lawsuit challenging California's same-sex marriage ban is considering whether to allow closing arguments to be broadcast on television or the internet.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker issued a notice on Tuesday stating he would hear final arguments on June 16.
Walker heard more than two weeks of testimony in January but delayed closing arguments to allow lawyers to submit more evidence.
The Associated Press and other media organisations have requested that cameras be permitted in court for closing arguments.
Walker in January authorised the real-time streaming of the proceedings for viewing in other federal courthouses and a delayed transmission on YouTube. But the U.S. Supreme Court blocked the broadcasts at the request of Proposition 8 sponsors.
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