politics

May 142013
 
Brasil - Decisão do CNJ obriga cartórios a fazer casamento homossexual

The national justice Council (CNJ) approved on Tuesday (14) by majority vote (14 to 1), a resolution which obliges the offices across the country to celebrate the civil marriage and convert the stable same-sex Union in marriage. The notary public cannot reject the request, as currently happens in some cases. The decision [...]

May 142013
 
Ukraine - Parliament drops gay anti-discrimination bill as hundreds protest against it

A bill to protect gay Ukrainian workers from discrimination based on their sexual orientation has been dropped by the country’s parliament, as hundreds of anti-gay protesters gathered to demonstrate against it. Ukraine’s Parliament postponed the measure indefinitely. It had been backed by the European Union, and was up for a vote on Tuesday. The law [...]

May 142013
 
Россия - Трагедия в Волгограде – предупреждение нашим политикам

Russian information agency "Novosti" published May 14 article "what inspired assassins" in Volgograd, the author of which Mikhail Rostovsky blames Russian politicians that they gomofobnymi their actions provoked such brutal killings, the murder of Vladislav Tornovogo in Volgograd on May 10. "The most heinous crimes are often committed by the most noble slogans. Tragedy in Volgograd, where two otmorozka to [...]

May 132013
 
Türkiye - 24 kişi gözaltına alındı cinsel içerikli film izleyerek eşcinsel

KEENAN, a cinema, a movie determined that gay sexual intercourse 24 people were arrested. Last week, on the sidelines of the cinema in Sisli, Beyoglu and 2 printed, cinema operator in which 72 people were detained. One of the people with the HIV virus had been found in detention. Directorate of public security branch Bureau of morality, sexual in a cinema film teams, shows and movies [...]

May 132013
 
Россия - «Запрет гей-пропаганды – часть антизападной истерии властей»

The Agency "Rosbalt" published May 8 article "how to live without Putin?", in which the adoption of a law banning the promotion of homosexuality is regarded as part of the general policy of the Russian authorities to destroy the creative class and European values in Russia. "The Kremlin quickly recovered from the humiliation inflicted upon him in the winter of 2011/12, and moved to the counterattack. It was very successful, "the article says, [...]

May 132013
 
Deutschland - Bundestag: Prominente und Intellektuelle fordern volle Rechte für Homo-Paare

Martin Walser is doing. Günter Grass as well. Jasmin Tabatabai has signed. In the mailbox of the Bundestag, a remarkable letter in which a slew of celebrities and thought leaders put a clear commitment to the same-sex marriage ends up on this Monday morning: "Is equal, what is the same!" Martin Speer - the open letter has given off by bicycle. The [...]

May 132013
 
Republic of Georgia - Interior minister arrested for allegedly leaking gay sex tape involving a critical journalist

Georgia’s deputy interior minister has been arrested for allegedly leaking a gay sex tape involving a critical journalist, officials said today. The interior ministry said deputy minister Gela Khvedelidze admitted breach of privacy charges over the Internet posting of a secretly-filmed video depicting a threesome purportedly involving journalist Giorgi Paresashvili, who had been running reports [...]

May 102013
 
Россия - Петербургские власти разрешили ЛГБТ-активистам выступить против гомофобии в местном гайд-парке

As it became known on Friday May 10, St. Petersburg authorities have allowed LGBT activists from local organization of "exit" and "Alliance for LGBT equal rights to heterosexuals" to May 17, the international day opposing homophobia and transphobia, rally to support the rights of homosexuals and condemn intolerance. The venue for the event will be the Champ de Mars, the authorities of St. Petersburg as the so-called Hyde Park – [...]

May 102013
 
Deutschland - "Ich würde nie ein Präservativ verwenden": Politikerin Arantza Quiroga tritt radikal gegen abtreibung und homo-ehe ein

Whenever Arantza Quiroga (photo) occurs anywhere, silenced the talks and this is due not only to her fabulous looks. The current President of the Basque Parliament to enforce white and is known for its strict labour discipline. It asks also candidly they by their peers. The culmination of her career could come in a few days, because of the [...]

May 092013
 
Philippines - Gay party, Ang Ladlad, hopes to represent LGBT community in Philippine Congress

The Philippines will be holding its midterm elections next week. Aside from senators and congressmen, Filipinos will also be voting for party list representatives in Congress. They give voice to certain marginalised sectors. One of the parties is Ang Ladlad, a gay political party. Armed with leaflets and flyers, members of the Ang Ladlad, or [...]

May 092013
 
USA - Gay binational family inclusion: "may kill Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill"

A proposal to expand gay rights is threatening to splinter a fragile, bipartisan agreement on immigration reform and kill a pillar of President Obama’s second-term agenda. The Senate Gang of Eight, which crafted the immigration legislation, pledged to fight off “poison pill” amendments that would derail the bill. But one controversial proposal has already divided [...]