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!”
The rainbow flags are flying in New York City.
The city's annual parade celebrating gay pride features thousands of marchers, along with floats and, of course, politicians. Participants will be making their way down Fifth Avenue and will end in Greenwich Village.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov.
David Paterson are among the marchers Sunday.
This year's parade has three grand marshals including Constance McMillen. She's the lesbian teenager who sued her Mississippi school district over its policy banning same-sex prom dates.
The other marshals are Lt. Dan Choi, an openly gay National Guardsman, and Judy Shepard, mother of hate crime victim Matthew Shepard.
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