Dec 122011
 
USA - Ohio high school paper's homosexuality coverage may lead to prior review

Administrators are considering prior review of a northern Ohio high school newspaper after it caused a stir earlier this week by publishing an article exploring student views on homosexuality. The Tuesday edition of Northview High School’s The Student Prints newspaper featured an opinion spread titled, “A deeper look into homosexuality.” Within it were five columns [...]

Dec 122011
 
Francia - Louis Vuitton lanza al mercado un condón de lujo

This 2011 Louis Vuitton signature has surprised us on several occasions, as it has declared its intention to venture into new areas. The brand is preparing the launch of a perfume that promises to become the favorite of thousands of women. Now, Louis Vuitton has put on the market a luxury designed condom by the [...]

Dec 122011
 
España - Colega critica la "lentitud" de la Subdelegación en el caso del joven marroquí

Live happily in Linares with your partner to be expelled from the country with the prohibition of return over three years. Since then they have gone four months plagued, according to colleague, homophobic discrimination and racist by politicians and officials. The Group urges the sub-delegation to tackle the problem.Sad coincidence. Yesterday, 10 of [...]

Dec 122011
 
Vietnam: Gay people struggle to overcome prejudice

Gay people in Viet Nam are struggling to overcome social prejudice and family opposition to live true to themselves and find happiness, heard a workshop held in Ha Noi last Friday. “When my mother found out I was gay, she took me to a counselling centre and asked the counsellor for a cure,” Nguyen Thanh [...]

Dec 092011
 
Brasil - Mulher transgênero é encontrado morto às margens do lago

A shemale identified only as Esmeralda was found lifeless in the morning of Friday, November 9, floating in the waters of the Mundaú lagoon, in the neighborhood of Vergel do Lago. The body was found by fishermen near the port of barges, which lies on the banks of the Avenida Senador Rui Palmeira. Due to the position of the body, is not [...]

Dec 092011
 
Australia - Country lifts ban on same-sex couples marrying abroad

The Australian government has lifted a ban on certificates for same-sex couples who wanted to marry in countries which allow same-sex marriage; gay marriage conscience vote slated for 2012. Until the ban was lifted on Dec 4, the Australian Government is known to have a policy of not issuing the certificates to an Australian citizen [...]

Dec 092011
 
Croatia - European Parliament calls on country to adopt action plan for LGBT rights

The European Parliament gave the ‘green light’ to the accession of Croatia to the European Union – but with several caveats including one on gay, lesbian and transgender rights. MEPs adopted the accession a resolution by a 564 to 38 margin. It clears the way for Croatia to become the 28th member country of the [...]

Dec 092011
 
België - Jong lesbisch koppeltje wint vierde editie van 'Mijn Restaurant'

The fourth edition of the vtm-match My Restaurant was won by Amber and Elodie from the Antwerp Ekeren. The lesbian couple is possible the very last winnaarsduo of the reality television series. The 24-year-old Amber Amber Davis and the 23-year-old Elodie Campbell were super happy when they took their name from the mouth of presenter Rani De Coninck [...]

Dec 092011
 
Namibia - First Mr Gay Namibia beaten up, robbed

Windhoek – A gay rights group on Thursday condemned a physical assault on a black homosexual after he won a title in the first ever Mr Gay Namibia contest. Out-Right Namibia (ORN) said it “strongly condemns the homophobic, and what could be a politically motivated attack on the first ever Mr Gay Namibia, Wendelinus Hamutenya”. [...]