AMHO, la primera asociación de musulmanes homosexuales, ha dado esta mañana sus primeros en Barcelona. La entidad arranca con ocho socios y 140 seguidores y es la primera de este tipo que se constituye en España y en toda Iberoamérica.
Swedish TV producer Maria Nordenberg is in the process of adapting the hit Swedish drama series ‘Never Wipe Tears Without Gloves’ into a feature film. Often compared with ‘Angels in America,’ the drama is based on a true story about young gay men in Stockholm in the early 1980s. The three-part drama series stars Adam [...]
Expedia is publishing a series of videos under the rubric “find yours” which focus on why Americans make the journeys they do. Sounds dull, right? In fact most of the videos in the series have received fewer than 10,000 views on YouTube. The latest video, however, got more than 2.2 million views since Oct. 2. It’s an [...]
Già allontanato da una parrocchia della Brianza per la sua presa di posizione a favore delle unioni tra persone dello stesso sesso, don Mario Bonfanti ha scelto la sua pagina di Facebook per annunciare la propria omosessualità: “Sono gay. Anzi, sono un prete felicemente gay – ha scritto -. Gesù diceva: la verità vi rende liberi”. Dichiarazioni che, come rivela il Giornale di Merate, hanno scatenato reazioni opposte.
Dear Malaysia, I should be the poster girl for gay rights. I would be, except I live and am writing this open letter to Malaysians from a proverbial closet. Not because I am ashamed of who I am, but because I, along with many others, have no desire to be treated differently by people who [...]
In his Nashville Christian church, Timothy Kurek was taught the lesson of God’s wrath in the Biblical story of “Sodom and Gomorrah,” and he believed that homosexuality was a sin. “You learned to be very afraid of God,” said Kurek. According to the preachings of his church, “The loving thing to do is to tell [...]
Bereits zum 25. Mal findet am Donnerstag der internationale Coming-Out-Day statt. Ein Tag, an dem es darum geht, Menschen zur offenen Auslebung ihrer sexuellen Orientierung zu bewegen. Das ist nämlich immer noch nicht so einfach.
Trotz der aufgeklärten und angeblich toleranten Gesellschaft, ist es für viele schwierig, offen zu ihrer sexuellen Orientierung zu stehen. Obwohl sich ein Outing durchaus positiv auf die Betroffenen und ihr Umfeld auswirken kann. VOL.AT hat mit den Vereinsvorsitzenden Stefan Stockinger und Margit Jenny vom Verein GoWest in Bregenz über diese Thema gesprochen.
Orlando Cruz, Puerto Rican boxer's 31 years, breaks with "provisions" and declared his homosexuality even when he has not withdrawn his career, although he admits that doing so was not easy. Orlando Cruz, was part of the Olympic team of his country in Sydney 2000 and has subsequently developed a successful career in the [...]
When Brandy A. L. Machado ’14 began her freshman year, she told herself she would never come out of the closet. “I distanced myself from people. I thought that every person I got close to is another person who might find out,” she said. Raised in Lompoc, Calif., where she felt the gay community was [...]
«Tout coupable d’un acte d’homosexualité est puni d’un emprisonnement de deux mois à deux ans et d’une amende de 500 à 2.000 DA (5 à 20 euros). Si l’un des auteurs est mineur de moins de dix-huit ans, la peine à l’égard du majeur peut être élevée jusqu’à trois ans d’emprisonnement et 10.000 DA (97 euros) d’amende», stipule le code pénal algérien selon le site Algérie Focus.
Thursday Oct. 11, is National Coming-Out Day, an annual celebration of living openly for people who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. Some people approach this particular square on the calendar with pride and courage, others with trepidation. Then there’s a third group, which gazes at the day with an uncomfortable blend of longing and [...]