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 annual pride parade in downtown Toronto on Sunday attracted about one million audience.
The parade in Toronto lasted more than two hours. Maybe out of the expectation of first-time audience with different cultural backgrounds, police and governmental officials were also seen in the parade together with the gay groups.
Among the governmental officials was David Miller, Mayor of Toronto.
David Miller is a supporter of gay marriages though he himself is not a gay.
To ensure the parade going smoothly, road blocks were set up by police. Non-parade vehicles were forbidden to enter the parade area.
The pride parade in Toronto came into being in 1981, now it has become one of the biggest gay parades in the world.
Canada became the third country legalizing same-sex marriage in 2006. With a population of 50,000 gays, Toronto will host WorldPride in 2014.
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