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!”
Apple has reconsidered its decision to censor the cartoon images of two men kissing with a large black box, hiding any slight resemblance of what the picture actually is.
The images, which are being used in an app for the iPhone and the latest gadget the iPad, are there to help show a modern graphic adaptation of the classic Oscar Wilde novel, The Importance of Being Earnest.
Many have been outraged by Apples decision to boldly cover these images of soft-core homoerotic scenes but they then allowed similar images of a heterosexual couple to go ahead without the censorship.
Bloggers branded the decision as ‘unconscionable’ leading to technology giant Apple deciding to reverse the decision and allow the uncensored pictures available to those over 17 years of age.
This is how the image looked with the censorship in place:
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