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!”
Steven Monjeza and Tiwonge Chimbalanga recently convicted for holding a public ceremony of their love for eachother, received a pardon at the weekend and were released from jail. The move by the Malawian President has received praise from President Barack Obama, from gay gropus in Britain and a Malawian gay rights group saying that it was a courageous decision.
Although the pair have been released, questions are being asked as to why is he only pardoning these two, there are other gay people who were arrested here in Malawi.
The Malawi Daily Times newspaper has said the it is their understanding that President Mutharika is not trying to overturn the law, but is simply trying to find a way out of Malawi’s current clash with international human rights advocates, while signaling that violators of the current laws still face punishment
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