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!”
Thousands of demonstrators opposed to same-sex marriage have gathered outside Argentina's congress ahead of a key vote by lawmakers.
Supporters of the measure also took to the streets in loud rallies in the capital and other cities.
Argentina's House of Deputies has approved same-sex marriage and sent the legislation to the Senate for consideration on Wednesday. President Cristina Fernandez promises not to veto the measure if it reaches her desk.
The legislation would open the way to adoptions by same-sex couples and faces strong opposition from the Roman Catholic Church and other religious groups.
The main slogan for Tuesday's protest against the legislation was "the children have a right to a mother and a father."
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