Tag Archive | LGBT

Gay War Veteran Calls for Equal Rights in Ukraine’s Military

Gay War Veteran Calls for Equal Rights in Ukraine’s Military

Ukraine’s Western-backed government has increased support for LGBT+ rights in recent years. Parliament outlawed workplace discrimination in 2015, though homophobic attitudes remain fairly widespread

OPINION: Invest in the LGBT+ movement and change will come

OPINION: Invest in the LGBT+ movement and change will come

LGBT+ activists on the ground are the most important tool for creating change for the community around the world, writes Jessica Stern

USA: Sex Education Becomes Battlefield in Culture War over LGBT+ rights

USA: Sex Education Becomes Battlefield in Culture War over LGBT+ rights

The parental opt-out law passed in Tennessee may embolden more conservative states to follow in the run-up to 2022 midterms, LGBT+ activists say Sex education is emerging as the next battleground in a U.S. culture war over LGBT+ rights, as some conservative state legislators seek to keep discussion of sexual orientation and gender identity out […]

Winter Pride Maspalomas: Main Stage Spot Reservation

Winter Pride Maspalomas: Main Stage Spot Reservation

There might be capacity restrictions when Winter Pride Maspalomas takes place this year. Guarantee your presence at the Winter Pride Main Stage area, for the busiest nights, and reserve your spot, by ordering your first drink online. The reservation includes 1 drink, 1 reusable cup and free clean toilets. Limited availability so don’t delay, to avoid disappointment. […]

UK: ‘Partisan’ evidence led to curbs on trans treatment

UK: ‘Partisan’ evidence led to curbs on trans treatment

A court ruling that restricted the use of puberty-blocking drugs among under-18s in England was based on “partisan” evidence that mixed fact and opinion, lawyers for the country’s only youth gender clinic told an appeal hearing on Wednesday. Doctors at the London-based clinic stopped prescribing the drugs to new patients, aged below 18, after last […]

Italy: Draghi puts Vatican on guard over anti-homophobia bill

Italy: Draghi puts Vatican on guard over anti-homophobia bill

(Reuters) – Prime Minister Mario Draghi put the Vatican on notice on Wednesday, not to interfere with a parliamentary debate over a draft law designed to combat homophobia, saying Italy was a secular state. The Vatican earlier this month protested to the government over the contested bill, saying that in its present form it could […]

Opinion: LGBT Pride as the Antidote to Shame

Opinion: LGBT Pride as the Antidote to Shame

When Oscar* walked into my office, I almost didn’t hear him over the sound of ringing phones, whirring printers and beeping photo-copiers. A few feet away from me, the other bilingual case manager spoke Cantonese with one of her clients. The office smelled like papusas, brought in by an older Salvadorian client earlier that day, […]

Hong Kong: Gay Games 11 – 500 Days To Go!

Hong Kong: Gay Games 11 – 500 Days To Go!

The countdown is on! Tuesday 29 June 2021 marks exactly 500 days until the Opening Ceremony of Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022. GGHK cannot wait to promote equality through sport and culture as they make history in Asia. REGISTER FOR THE WEBINAR HERE

NFL: Raiders’ Nassib first active player out as gay

NFL: Raiders’ Nassib first active player out as gay

(Reuters) – Las Vegas Raiders’ defensive end Carl Nassib said on Monday he was gay, making him the first active National Football League player to come out publicly. “I just wanted to take a quick moment to say that I’m gay,” Nassib, 28, said in a video he posted to Instagram. “I’ve been meaning to […]

Florida: Driver in Pride crash was participant

  Image: wsj.com (Reuters) – The driver of a pickup truck that hit two pedestrians at the start of a gay pride parade in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, was a 77-year-old participant in the event, police said on Sunday. The driver, who has not been identified by local authorities, is cooperating fully with investigators, showed no […]