coming out

May 232012
USA - 'Big Bang Theory' and 'The Normal Heart' actor Jim Parsons comes out (again) as gay

“The Big Bang Theory” star Jim Parsons is gay. And he’s been in a relationship for 10 years. This bit of personal revelation was shared with the public not in a People magazine cover story but casually slipped into a lengthy New York Times profile of the actor discussing his performance on Broadway in the play “Harvey.” [...]

May 102012
India - Society struggling with gay rights according to activists

Legalizing homosexuality has had little impact on the deeply entrenched homophobia in India, where thousands of gays still face discrimination and a lack of basic rights, the country’s most prominent gay rights activist told Reuters. Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama turned the global spotlight on gay rights by saying that he believes same-sex couples [...]