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!”
A teenager has been shot dead during a Pride festival in Southeast Brazil after a fight broke-out between two rival gangs at the LGBT event in the city of Juiz de Fora.
Police have reported that the teenager was shot after the gangs got into a confrontation en route to the parade, which was attended by almost 70,000 people.
According to the Associated Press, local media has reported that another teenager is said to have been shot in the leg but his injuries aren’t fatal.
Reports state that reportedly 17 people have been arrested, including one male suspected of firing the shots that killed the teenager.
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