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!”
After Iceland had its first gay pageant, its winner has returned to his hometown to receive a warm welcome from the locals.
Mr Gay Iceland, also known as Vilhjálmur Thór Davídsson, returned to his hometown of Ólafsfjördur in north Iceland on Sunday to perform on Fisherman’s Day after he was crowned the winner in a ceremony held on Saturday in the National Theater in Reykjavík.
Davídsson was said to be overwhelmed by the support given from his locals saying “I am speechless about how warmly I was welcomed.
After deciding to take part in the first Mr Gay Pageant, he explained the reasons behind his application was to help young people come to terms about their sexuality.
Speaking to a local paper, he said about the event “The night was amazing in every aspect and it was a unique experience. It was, in fact, one of the better nights of my life, if not the best,”
He added: “Another reason for me participating is that five years ago I weighed 130 kilos, had yet to come out and was really unhappy with myself. But I got my act together and made some changes,”
He is now entitled to enter for Mr.Gay Europe, which will take place in September.
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