Chennai Dost, an online portal for members of the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender) community, has been actively involved in providing support to this nearly-invisible community in Tamil Nadu ever since its 2008 launch, According to Vikranth Prasanna, founder of Chennai Dost, his Web site’s clientele represents the tip of the iceberg of Tamil Nadu’s [...]
A partir de una propuesta de “La Fulana” y la Federación Argentina LGBT que busca fortalecer la inclusión real de lesbianas y mujeres bisexuales, la legisladora porteña María Rachid presentó un proyecto de ley para declarar el 7 de marzo de cada año como el “Día de la Visibilidad Lésbica”, en homenaje a Natalia “Pepa” Gaitán, fusilada por la espalda el 7 de marzo del 2010 por Daniel Torres, quien se oponía a la relación que Natalia mantenía con su hijastra.
The first military gay who was married in Spain, wrote a letter to the Interior Minister, Jorge Fernández Díaz, where express giving you shame that that country does not solve the problems from above. My name is Alberto Linero Marchena, first military gay marriage among military personnel in Spain. I think fighter and [...]
Homosexuality in Turkey is legal, but remains highly contentious in the predominantly conservative Muslim society. Hate crimes are not unusual, often times carried out by fellow family members. But a Turkish documentary called My Child is telling a different story. The Gala Night in Istanbul of the documentary My Child drew a packed audience. The [...]
Taylor Kitsch (pictured in undated photo from Cosmo) is in talks to join Ryan Murphy’s TV drama The Normal Heart. The John Carter star is tipped to play gay investment banker Bruce Niles, who becomes an outspoken Aids activist in the HBO adaptation of the Tony Award-winning play of the same name by the Glee [...]
“Mama en papa, ik moet jullie iets vertellen. Ik ben homo.” Thuis, op het werk of in je vriendenkring vertellen dat je homo bent, blijft voor heel wat mensen verschrikkelijk moeilijk. Vanaf donderdag 14 maart 2013 helpt Roos Van Acker in Uit De Kast zeven jongemannen en één meisje die al jaren in de kast zitten en er zonder hulp niet uit raken. Roos sprak met hen en probeert te begrijpen waar hun angst vandaan komt.
“Of all the rights of women, the greatest is to be a mother”.- Lin Yutang, Chinese writer The Australian people may know me as a politician but I am, and will always be, a mother first. I am incredibly proud of both my sons and love them both equally and passionately. Both my children were brought [...]
The next day, the fake groom and the fake parent-in-law who appeared in Huong’s fake wedding went to the hospital to visit her parents. Huong’s mother was very happy to see her son-in-law and his parent. That is just one of hundreds of fake weddings taking place in Hanoi and other provinces in the country [...]
Last Wednesday the young Jimmy Lee Hales, a mormon student at Brigham Young University, in Utah, left the Cabinet to the general public in a way when less curious: hanging a video on YouTube where collected reactions from family and friends to announce his homosexuality. And just one day later Hales stated in [...]
Trans-men are reticent, a hardly visible group among the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community. Most people do not really know who they are. On the sidelines of the 5th Bangalore Queer Film Festival, this often misunderstood group of people shared details of their struggle to live as they are. “The term ‘transgender’ in common [...]
Positive role models are such an important part of our lives. All of us. Whether male, female, or trans, young or old. Whether gay, bi, straight, or any of the seemingly ever growing list of identities that fall in between. Role models can be life changing for some people. But, and here’s the big question, should [...]
Oogachaga, a LGBT-affirmative counselling group in Singapore, launches “I know” campaign and video; and wants viewers to share their stories. Oogachaga says of the film: This short film features Daniel and his coming out attempt to his beloved mum. In his coming out process, he brought home his partner, Sean for an overnight stay. The [...]
Davy Brocatus (40) heeft gisteren zijn achtste huwelijksverjaardag met zijn Russische echtgenoot Anatoly gevierd. Een mooie dag, weliswaar met wrange smaak. Zijn schoonouders weten nog steeds niets af van hun relatie, laat staan hun huwelijk. Officieel toch niet. ‘In Rusland heeft een moordenaar meer rechten dan een homo.’