discrimination

Dec 052012
 
Germany - Ruling conservatives rejects gay tax reform for registered partners

German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s ruling conservatives have rejected at their party congress a motion to put gay couples on the same tax footing as married ones. After a thorny debate, delegates gathered in the northern city of Hanover on Tuesday roundly supported instead a bid recognising the “advancement and privilege of marriage” between a man [...]

Dec 052012
 
Россия - Решение мэрии Москвы о запрете на 100 лет гей-парадов обжаловано в Страсбургском суде

Организаторы московского гей-прайда обжаловали в Европейском суде по правам человека запрет властей на проведение акций сексуальных меньшинств на ближайшие 100 лет – с марта 2012 года по май 2112 года.

Nov 302012
 
USA - Virginia Commonwealth University women's volleyball had 25-6 year and gay coach fired

VCU women’s volleyball coach James Finley is fighting to get his job back after he says he was fired because he is gay. Finley, 52, has filed a complaint with VCU’s Office for Institutional Equity. University spokesperson Pamela D. Lepley said an investigation is being conducted and must be completed within 45 days. NBC12.com – [...]

Nov 302012
 
EEUU - El Doctor Oz reconoce que las terapias curativas para gays son muy dañinas

Después de la polvareda que levantó el programa del popular Doctor Oz (similar a nuestro doctor Bartolomé Beltrán) en las que abordó las terapias reparativas de la homosexualidad como un debate científico, el mismo Dr. Mehmet Oz se ha pronunciado diciendo que él no cree que estos tratamientos puedan funcionar. “Después de haber escuchado ambas partes y después de [...]

Nov 302012
 
México - Profesora del colegio Lomas Hill es despedida por proyectar “Milk” en clase.

Through Twitter, psychologist Cecilia Hernandez He accused that it was fired from the College hills Hill of the city of Mexico to show students the film "Milk" which narrates the life and work of Harvey Milk, activist for LGBT rights in the 1970's. According to their tweets ethics Professor showed tape to its high school students to illustrate the concept of tolerance.

Nov 302012
 
Singapore - Gay couple files fresh challenge to gay sex law

The following statement was issued by the two applicants, Gary Lim and Kenneth Chee, on Nov 30: Gary Lim and Kenneth Chee, partners for 15 years, filed the challenge following a recent landmark ruling by the Court of Appeal in *Tan Eng Hong v Attorney General* (“*Tan Eng Hong*”) that clarifies that the very existence of an unconstitutional [...]

Nov 302012
 
Polska - Lesbijka non grata na Muranowie - ataki na kolektyw LGBTQ w Warszawie

Drzwi oblewane farbą lub zalepione pianką, wybijane szyby, obraźliwe hasła wypisane na ścianie. Siedziba kolektywu UFA, w którym kobiety z fundacji Centra organizują zajęcia i warsztaty dla swoich sąsiadek z warszawskiego Muranowa, od kilku tygodni jest atakowana przez nieznanych sprawców. Średnio raz na dziesięć dni trzeba wymieniać szyby w oknach, zdarzało się, że prowadzące tam zajęcia musiały włamywać się do własnej siedziby, wyważać drzwi i wymieniać zamki.

Nov 292012
 
Russia - Russian LGBT Network calls on Duma to not approve nationwide law against "gay propaganda"

The Russian State Duma will consider the first reading of a federal level bill banning so-called “propaganda of homosexualism” on December 19th, 2012. This information was received from Russian State Duma calendar to address issues in the second ten days of December, which was recently approved by the Duma. Igor Kochetkov, Chairman of Russian LGBT [...]

Nov 292012
 
Россия - Гей-активист не верит в разрыв отношений между Миланом и Петербургом

Итальянские города Милан и Венеция не рискнут разрывать с Петербургом соглашения о побратимстве из-за действующего в российском городе закона запрете о пропаганде гомосексуализма. Об этом сообщил основатель движения Московского гей-прайда Николай Алексеев.