The general synod of the Dutch Reformed Church will be asked by its Western Cape moderator to consider accepting homosexual relationships and pastors, Beeld reported on Thursday. Western Cape moderator Dr Frits Gaum (pictured above) said the proposals were the collective plea of 26 church parishioners, among them Gaum’s own son, Laurie. The issue was [...]
The High Court reserved judgment yesterday on a challenge that Section 377A of the Penal Code, which criminalises sex between gays, is unconstitutional — the second such legal action in recent years. Graphic designers Gary Lim Meng Suang, 44, and Kenneth Chee Mun-Leon, 37, who have been a couple for 15 years, contend that the [...]
Aunque se trata de una cámara escondida, el intento de provocar de un par de actores que simulan ser una pareja gay paseando un bebé en coche y preguntando a los peatones por un jardín infantil, muestra prejuicio sy hasta reacciones violentas de la población en barrios acomodados y la Plaza de Armas de Santiago.
Ну что ж, продолжим препарировать стандартные мифы об однополых браках. В первой части этой серии заметок мы сумели растолковать нашим оппонентам, откуда берутся дети, и теперь, надеюсь, картины “катастрофического падения рождаемости” из-за признания однополых браков уже не будут являться им в кошмарных снах. Перейдём к следующему распространённому мифу.
Mr Brooks, pensions consultant for London-based advisory firm Broadstone, said: “It is astonishing that the government has gone so far as to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples but continues to discriminate against civil partnerships so that a same-sex survivor is only entitled to benefits based on pensionable service (accrued) after 5 December 2005. “Why [...]
Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) parents face “significant discrimination” in Government policy, in public services and from their own families the first research of its kind here finds. Almost half were unaware of just how few rights they would have as non-biological parents. The Parents in Ireland study, published today by Senator Katherine Zappone, [...]
The sad thing about bigotry is that it is contagious. And it would seem it’s spreading. Last year, we reported about how I-Club employees followed a gay-boy into another business premises and harassed him and it seems Club Sylk want to follow suit. I can understand that management rezerves right of admission but they are [...]
Pavel Astakhov, defender of the rights of the children of Russia, has rejected gay couples in France from accessing the system of adoptions from Russia. Astakhov has condemned homosexual couples to adopt children, whereas such adoptions are harmful to the proper physical and mental development of minors. Astakhov said that the [...]
La prima sezione civile del tribunale di Roma ha rigettato la richiesta di trascrizione del matrimonio celebrato in Germania dalla parlamentare Pd Anna Paola Concia e dalla sua compagna Ricarda Trautmann. Sulla decisione, legata al vuoto legislativo che disciplina la materia, si terrà una conferenza stampa, mercoledì pomeriggio, a Montecitorio. Nel corso dell’incontro con la stampa Concia annuncerà un ricorso alla Corte Europea dei Diritti dell’Uomo.
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 [...]