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 [...]

May 092013
 
USA - The first AIDS generation: Grappling with why we're alive and what it means (Michelangelo Signorile)

It was a rainy day in Central Park in the summer of ’92 when we attempted to send Michael Santulli’s ashes aloft over Strawberry Fields in white, helium-filled balloons. But it was one of those requests that Michael hadn’t thought through in those hazy, painful last days of his life, and someone probably should have [...]

May 092013
 
Honduras - Salvador Nasralla comparecerá ante fiscalía

Presidential candidate Salvador Nasralla shall submit to testify this morning before the public prosecutor for human rights, after he was accused by members of the community lesbian gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) for alleged incitement to hatred, homophobia and discrimicacion. The so-called "Lord of television" said last April 28 in its [...]