“Caro Papa, da sempre la pace è stata ferita e minacciata da soldi, potere, religione e stupidità umana… ma mai dall’amore”. Il messaggio di Sara Merlini era indirizzato a Benedetto XVI, ma potrebbe essere valido anche per il prossimo pontefice.
A constitutional court justice issued an apology after making a statement against gay marriage during a fit and proper test at the House of Representatives. “I apologize if my opinion offended the gay community. I will ask for God’s forgiveness,” judge Arief Hidayat said in a statement on Wednesday. During a fit and proper test [...]
A single-member delegation representing the Jammu and Kashmir Awami National Conference visited the English and Foreign Languages University (Eflu) on Tuesday, and recorded the statements of students over the suicide of Kashmiri Ph.D. scholar Mudasir Kamran’s suicide on March 2. Party senior vice-president Muzaffar Shah spoke to students and made notes on of their recollections [...]
El homófobo gobernador de San Petersburgo, Georgy Poltavchenko, canceló su visita a Uruguay. La intendenta de Montevideo, Ana Olivera, le informó al Colectivo Ovejas Negras que, en reconocimiento de los derechos humanos de la diversidad sexual, se anuló la resolución de ciudadano ilustre que había expedido en honor a Poltavchenko.
A un año del crimen de odio contra Agnes Torres Hernández, la comunidad de la diversidad sexual realizó una vigilia y evaluó los avances que ha habido respecto del pliego petitorio que entregó a las autoridades. Las demandas incluidas competen al gobernador Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, al Congreso y a la PGJ, principalmente, demandas que en su mayoría han sido ignoradas.
A Supreme Court justice has responded to an 11-year-old Wilson girl’s heartfelt appeal for federal recognition of same-sex marriage. Justice Sonia Sotomayor sent Cameron Myers Milne a letter and signed portrait after Cameron asked the high court to strike down the federal Defense of Marriage Act and require North Carolina to recognize her lesbian parents’ [...]
Tras los incidentes ocurridos el pasado 23 de febrero, cuando la policía impidió que tuviera lugar la concentración “Besos contra la Homofobia” en la Plaza de Armas de Lima, activistas LGTB pudieron por fin llevar a cabo su acción en la simbólica plaza, flanqueada por las sedes de los poderes local (Ayuntamiento), nacional (Palacio de Gobierno) y religioso (catedral yarzobispado).
Lawyer Michel Togue has unveiled that it will continue to defend the human rights of the LGBT community in Cameroon, claiming the need to protect sexual diversity. The lawyer has revealed that it will continue to work for the rights of sexual minorities in the African country after receiving numerous threats. Both the African lawyer as your [...]
A gay student at Vanier Catholic Secondary in Whitehorse is speaking out against the school’s policy on sexual orientation. The policy follows the teachings of the Catholic Church, which hold that homosexual acts are ‘intrinsically disordered’ and are ‘acts of grave depravity.’ Some parents, students and teachers at other schools have expressed concerns about the [...]
A group of transgender rights activists held a protest against police transphobia and alleged brutality, in London. Some 25 to 30 people gathered outside Charing Cross police station, in London, this past Saturday (2 March) to protest against transphobic actions by the London police force. The protest followed an incident revealed by Gay Star News, where [...]
Sanam Fakir, 32-year-old, will be the representative of the transsexuals in the elections, where he said that "our destination is not simply dance to the others or begging. We also have a life". The transsexual Pakistanis will be represented in the elections scheduled for this spring, where their candidate, Sanam Fakir, says that [...]
Two years later, the Peruvian Police returned to repress concentration 'Kisses against homophobia', convened Saturday in downtown Lima. Access to the square were blocked by order of the Government, using jets of water or even gas to prevent LGBT activists could carry out its Chile in the symbolic square, flanked [...]
* The atrium of the Cathedral of Oaxaca was the framework for the peaceful demonstration of community LGBTTT in order to require the authorities of the State of Oaxaca recent crimes by homophobia, members of the community lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, transsexual, transgender and transvestite (LGBTTT), they marched peacefully with the platform of [...]
El Movimiento Homosexual del Estado Zulia (MOVIHO-ZU) se reunió este martes en la cancha deportiva de la urbanización El Pinar, para alzar sus voces y exigir inclusión social. Pidieron ser tomados en cuenta en oportunidades de empleos, becas estudiantiles, microcréditos y ayudas económicas por parte de todos los niveles de gobierno.