Ireland’s gay scene has changed radically in 10 years and with it the experience of being single. Hook-ups are easier than ever and rigid stereotypes have broken down Being gay in Ireland has changed utterly within a generation. The decriminalisation of homosexuality, the growing visibility of gay people in the media, entertainment industry and politics, [...]
Hamid Zaher is a young Afghan pharmacist, now living in Toronto in Canada. He has defied Afghan tradition by writing a searingly honest memoir about what it was like to be a gay man in Afghanistan. The book has never been published in his home country, where homosexuality is a criminal offence punishable by death. [...]
Бывший полузащитник сборной США Робби Роджерс стал, наверное, самым известным из футболистов, совершивших coming out – публичное признание в гомосексуализме. 25-летний плеймейкер «Лидса» был одним из любимчиков тренера «янкиз» Юргена Клинсманна и наверняка поехал бы на бразильский Кубок Мира, не прими он решение завязать с футболом. Роджерс уверяет, что в таких случаях нужно выбирать что-то одно, поскольку иначе близкие ему люди не смирились бы с тем, что Роберт прятал настоящего себя на протяжении нескольких лет. «Я всегда думал, что смогу хранить секрет: футбол был моей целью номер один. Но теперь настало время уйти и попробовать себя вне игры», – заявил Роджерс.
Mental health is the most frequent cause of concern for people calling a helpline for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, according to its co-ordinator. Paula Fagan who manages the LGBT national helpline, said fear of “coming out” as well as negative reactions from family, friends or colleagues were among the most common sources of [...]
Da fiskeren Poul Jensen fra Møn for en række år siden mistede sin 17-årige datter ved en tragisk bilulykke, gjorde han op med sin tilværelse.
- Enten skulle jeg gøre en ende på mit liv, eller også skulle jeg springe ud som bøsse, siger den 66-årige Poul Jensen i Iben Haahr Andersens dokumentarfilm ‘My Love – Historien om Poul og Mai’.
Clive Davis has had a legendary professional career in the music business. Now, at 80, he is making an intimate personal revelation – that he is bisexual. The longtime record producer, who was married and divorced twice, has spent the past 20 years in relationships with two men – a doctor for 13 years, and [...]
Player of the English team Stevenage F.C. and former member of the United States Robbie Rogers football team spent Friday part of the small group of professional footballers to make his homosexuality public. Rogers, who is 25 years old, announced at the same time leaving football. In an entry from your personal blog titled "The next chapter" [...]
Former Columbus Crew and United States midfielder Robbie Rogers has come out as gay and announced his retirement effective immediately. The 25-year-old American, who played for Leeds United and left League One side Stevenage last month, wrote on his blog that he had been afraid of revealing his sexuality – but that he is now [...]
The words “CUÍDATE, PATO” were scrawled across a piece of paper that had been tucked under Pedro Julio Serrano’s windshield wiper. “‘Take care of yourself, faggot,’ it means in English’,” Pedro Julio said. It was 1998 and the then-24-year-old Pedro Julio was running as the first openly gay candidate of the Puerto Rican House of [...]