May 102013
Deutschland - Transgender-Gemeinschaft fühlt sich von Bionade-Werbung angegriffen

What is a natural part of an artificial addition, what? The new commercial for a beverage manufacturer plays with traditional gender images. Members of the transgender community have come from Cola campaign before the head. A young woman with curly hair, high cheekbones, jewellery and plenty Make-Up leaves the stage with great applause. She are located in the mask behind the scenes [...]

May 092013
Kenya - Transgender woman sues over inability to obtain job when ID shows her as male

A woman who changed her gender has sued the Kenya National Examination Council for a new examination certificates reflecting her new gender. In a landmark case filed at the Milimani court, Audrey Mbugua Ithibu who was born [redacted] says the fact that her Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education bears a different gender and name, she [...]

May 082013
Nigeria - LGBT group "The Right Defense" release statement against government anti-gay policies

Homosexuals in Nigeria are not happy with the government, they said in a statement on Tuesday, following a meeting they held in Ibadan, the Oyo State Capital, southwest Nigeria. In a statement titled: “Same sex prohibition: Group flays government on anti-citizen laws and abuse of human rights”, the group known as “The Right Defense”, said [...]

May 062013
France - Mariage gay : des dizaines de milliers d'opposants dans la rue

Several events take place everywhere in France this Sunday against gay marriage at the call of the La Manif collective for all. Gatherings are organized especially to Paris, Rennes, Lyon, Montpellier, Toulouse, Dijon, Lille, Amiens, Saint-Raphaël, Chartres, Dreux, Niort and on the island of Oléron. They will show "until the end of the five years if necessary" in [...]

Apr 272013
UK - Bradley Manning is off limits at SF Gay Pride parade, but corporate sleaze is embraced (Glenn Greenwald)

News reports yesterday indicated that Bradley Manning, widely known to be gay, had been selected to be one of the Grand Marshals of the annual San Francisco gay pride parade, named by the LGBT Pride Celebration Committee. When the predictable backlash instantly ensued, the president of the Board of SF Pride, Lisa L Williams, quickly [...]

Apr 242013
Australia - Controversial upcoming Sydney 'family values' conference angers gay community

A psychiatrist (pictured) who believes she can cure gayness and a politician who believes marriage is now “meaningless” after New Zealand legalised gay marriage are causing a stir before they’ve even landed in Australia. Several controversial personalities will head to Sydney next month to deliver keynote addresses at the world’s biggest ‘family values’ conference, the [...]