ARTICLES RELATING TO GAY AND LESBIAN RIGHTS

Philippine gays tolerated, but abuses continue

2014-05-12 13:37

Gays are increasingly tolerated in Philippine society but discrimination persists and they remain vulnerable to hate crimes, according to a UN-backed study.

Protests over anti-gay-marriage tech CEO

2014-04-01 11:01

The appointment of a new CEO by the company that makes the Firefox web browser has prompted board members to quit, a Twitter frenzy, and other online protests because he supported California's former gay marriage ban.

Worst place in the world to be gay?

2014-03-04 10:03

Can you imagine living in a place where the newspaper headlines read Top 200 homos exposed? That's just the tip of the unbelievable laws in Uganda.

Mugabe lashes out at gays

2010-07-18 14:44

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has said the country will not listen to those who want gay rights to be mentioned in a draft of the new constitution.

Gay sex games lead to murder

2010-04-21 18:05

A gay singer has been arrested for murder after he allegedly killed six men in elaborate, sado-masochistic sex games that involved hanging his victims.

Ellen presents $30K to lesbian

2010-03-20 08:37

A lesbian high school student embroiled in a legal flap over her high school's prom policy has received a $30 000 scholarship on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

No coverage for Mr Gay SA

2010-01-25 13:01

Local media have been accused of being homophobic because it did not give as much attention to Mr Gay SA as it did to Miss World pageant.

Blogger Perez won't back down

2009-06-24 12:24

Celebrity blogger Perez Hilton isn't apologising for using a gay slur, and says he's never claimed to be a spokesperson for the gay community.

Clinton to fight for gay rights

2009-06-02 07:33

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has called on all nations to stop violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation.

 

Mozilla CEO resigns after furore over gay rights

2014-04-04 07:29

Mozilla co-founder Brendan Eich is stepping down as CEO and leaving the company following protests over his support of a gay marriage ban in California.

Worst place in the world to be gay?

2014-03-04 17:00

Can you imagine living in a place where the newspaper headlines read Top 200 homos exposed? That's just the tip of the unbelievable laws in Uganda.

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LGBT activists say they were assaulted and belittled by the Pride Committee during Saturday's gay pride march in Johannesburg. Watch.

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Gays face off with protestors

2010-05-19 13:23

Gay rights activists staging a mass "kiss-in" to protest homophobia faced off with Roman Catholic protesters in France.

No joy on lesbian's prom night

2010-04-07 14:24

Senior prom fell far short of the rite of passage Constance McMillen was hoping for when she began a legal battle to challenge a ban on same-sex dates.

No coverage for Mr Gay SA

2010-01-25 13:01

Local media have been accused of being homophobic because it did not give as much attention to Mr Gay SA as it did to Miss World pageant.

Blogger Hilton apologises

2009-06-26 09:30

Gossip blogger Perez Hilton has appologised for using a gay slur during an altercation with Black Eyed Peas frontman will.i.am, despite suing the group's manager.

Gay activists wary over Bruno

2009-06-17 11:30

US gay activists are worried that comedian Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie, Bruno, could reinforce negative stereotypes about homosexuals.

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