Eşcinsel olduğu için hakemlik yapmasına izin verilmeyen Halil İbrahim Dinçdağ’ın Türkiye Futbol Federasyonu’na açtığı davanın bugün gerçekleşen 7. celsesinden karar çıkmadı.
Governor Lilia Pineda is set on implementing wellness and development programs for the gay community in Pampanga in a bid to empower the sector. Pineda said she is very much interested in providing programs for the gay community through Rosas — a gay organization that originated in Sta. Rita town. The group is an active [...]
Kepala Badan Pemberdayaan Perempuan, Perlindungan Anak dan Keluarga Berencana Kota Tarakan, Mariyam mengungkapkan adanya jaringan prostitusi yang melibatkan pelajar. Mariyam mengaku, saat ini profesi tersebut tidak hanya melibatkan pelajar dari satu sekolah, melainkan sudah menjamah ke sejumlah satuan pendidikan yang ada di Tarakan.
Abhishek Bachchan and John Abraham have played gay characters. In fact, even Rishi Kapoor played a homosexual dean in Karan Johar’s ‘Student of the Year’. However, Emraan Hashmi has refused to take a page out of his contemporaries books and said no to playing a gay character. Recently, the actor was offered a script of [...]
In what is believed to be a first here, a local man has sued his former company, claiming he was harassed into leaving his job because he is gay. In papers filed in the High Court in December, Mr Lawrence Bernard Wee Kim San (pictured), who turns 40 this year, is claiming “constructive dismissal” against [...]
According to a new report in the Washington Post, the Obama administration is currently considering a reversal on signing an sign executive order that would protect gay federal contractors from workplace discrimination. The move, if seized on, would add another victory to Obama’s campaign to secure equal rights for gay Americans, and send an undeniable message to [...]
On Sunday, February 10 – just two days before President Obama’s State of the Union Address – members of GetEQUAL DC will gather outside the White House to remind President Barack Obama of a first-term promise not kept. As he was running for president, then-candidate Obama pledged to extend workplace protections to all lesbian, gay, [...]
New Zealand speedskater Blake Skjellerup (pictured) is focused on making his second Olympic team. He got a taste of what to expect at the Winter Olympics, which begin one year from today, at a recent race in Sochi, Russia. But he’s also concerned about the anti-gay legislation working its way through the Russian parliament. After [...]
A judge has ruled that John Travolta‘s ticket aboard the Royal Caribbean cruise ship in June 2009 wasn’t a ticket to arbitration. Fabian Zanzi, a ship attendant, filed a lawsuit against Travolta for assault and battery and infliction of emotional distress in June. The plaintiff says that upon request, he gave Travolta a neck massage on [...]
The Boy Scouts of America is considering ending its nationwide ban on gay Scouts and Scout leaders. But the policy is not good enough – it would simply allow local units to decide on their own whims whether to turn members away just for being gay. That doesn’t sound friendly, courteous or kind. The Boy Scouts of America [...]
It’s been nearly a year since GLAAD first called on the Boy Scouts to end the ban on gay scouts and leaders. After hearing from GLAAD and seeing 1.4 million signatures on Change.org in support of equality, they’re considering changing the policy once and for all, but first they want to hear from you.
In just a few days, the Boy Scouts Board of Directors will vote on ending the discriminatory policy, and anti-gay activists are already doing everything they can to make sure that vote comes up short.