Pride House for Sochi Olympics in Hove tonight

BLAGSS the LGBT sports society are holding a Pride House during the Sochi Olympics to show solidarity with LGBT Atheletes and the wider Russian LGBT Community. The event will...

Oscar winner cancels his VISA card

Composer and lyricist Stephen Schwartz has cancelled his VISA card over the failure of VISA to speak out against Russia’s Anti-LGBT laws ahead of the 2014 Sochi...

National Student Union calls for end to “deep injustice for LGBT community” in Russia

The National Union of Students (NUS) held their very own Sports Gay today – a protest to highlight Russia’s woeful human rights record in the lead up to the Sochi Winter...

Swedes claim the Russian National Anthem as the Rainbow Anthem of the future

A film project, Live and let love, highlights the plight facing many LGBT people in Russia in the run up to the Winter Olympics taking place in Sochi. Director and conductor...

Terrorism measures have ‘failed’

A parliamentary committee has revealed that Terrorism Prevention Investigation Measures (TPIMs) have largely failed. The Joint Committee on Human Rights has described TPIMs as...

Mayor of Sochi says “no gays in Sochi”

In an interview with BBC reporter John Sweeney for the current affairs programme Panorama, Anatoly Pakhomov, the Mayor of Sochi, claimed there were no gay people in Sochi....

Turkish Cypriots commence gay ban repeal

Conservative MEP, Marina Yannakoudakis sees the realisation of her campaign to decriminalise homosexuality in the north part of Cyprus. Today’s second reading approval by...

German athletes to wear rainbow-colored uniforms at Winter Olympics in Sochi

The German Olympic Team attending the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia have unveiled the uniforms they will wear at the opening ceremony in Sochi on February 7. The uniforms,...

Gay Switchboard celebrates 40 years serving the LGBT community in Ireland

Report highlights LGBT people in Ireland seven times more likely to attempt suicide. LGBT people regularly face stigma and isolation which often leads to poor mental,...

IGLTA honored in Madrid for its LGBT tourism work

The International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) has been awarded a 2013 Excelencias Award during FITUR, the international tourism trade fair held annually in...

American Pastor loses his sheep

A Reverend who lost his church in the United States last year for supporting same-sex marriage has created an LGBT program to create Safe Spaces for LGBT people within...

Gay ‘prisoner of conscience’ jailed over text expressing his love for a man is dead

Roger Jean-Claude Mbédé has died in Cameroon a country where it is illegal to be gay. Roger had been sentenced to three years in prison because he sent another man an SMS that...

Draconian anti-gay legislation introduced in Nigeria

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has signed into law the Same-Sex Marriage Prohibition Bill which has already been approved by the country’s parliament. President Goodluck...

Green MEP’s call for EU action against anti-gay laws in Africa and India

Greens in the European Parliament condemn moves in India and three African states to criminalise homosexuality. They are calling for the Presidents of Uganda, Nigeria and the...
Posted On 14 Jan 2014

Australian same-sex marriage U-turn

The Pink Triangle Trust is a charitable trust set up to educate people about all aspects of homosexuality. The Trust has commented on the reversal of a law allowing Australian...

Brooklyn Pride Centre to host lesbian pregnancy educational gathering

The American Fertility Association (AFA) and California Cryobank are set to host a gathering at the Brooklyn Community Pride Center for gay mums-to-be. The Gay Women’s...
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