ARTICLES RELATING TO GAY AND LESBIAN RIGHTS

Hong Kong protest | Trump walks into North Korea: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-07-01 06:11

Protesters block major highway in Hong Kong | Trump meets US troops soon after North Korea meeting; here are the top world news videos for today. WATCH.

Lerato Kganyago’s breath-taking pride month dress

2019-06-14 11:26

Lerato Kganyago shows love to the gay community on pride month.

'Spot a gay' list in Malaysian newspaper sparks outrage

2018-02-13 20:09

A stereotype-laden checklist for spotting gay men and lesbian women published by a popular Malaysian newspaper has sparked outrage in the Muslim-majority nation.

Hundreds of Romanians rally in support of civil partnerships

2017-10-22 08:47

Hundreds of Romanians have rallied in support of civil partnerships so that unmarried cohabitants can enjoy expanded rights.

New technology can tell if you’re gay or straight

2017-09-13 14:54

Thanks to artificial intelligence (AI) we could be living in a world where computers can correctly determine a person’s sexual orientation – but is it really necessary?

Thousands march in London for gay Pride milestone

2017-07-09 06:27

Tens of thousands of people have descended on London's streets for the annual gay Pride march amidst strict security measures to protect revellers.

SA director withdraws from Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival over human rights issues

2017-05-26 19:34

A South African film director has pulled out of the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, citing Israel's human rights violations as his reason.

Albania gay rights organizations hold annual pride ride

2017-05-13 12:43

Gay rights organizations in Albania have held their annual pride event without disturbances, hours ahead of an unrelated political protest by the country's opposition

Pope fires theologian for being gay

2015-10-03 15:34

A Vatican theologian who told a Milan newspaper he is gay will not be allowed to continue working in his professional capacities, a Vatican spokesman has said.

The Sowetan's ‘Gays can join the ANC Women's League’ is ignorant and disrespectful

2015-08-12 12:17

Louise Ferreira responds to the terrible gaffe made by The Sowetan on Monday.

 

Gay pride | Immigration suffering: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2019-06-24 05:50

Canada's largest Pride parade takes over downtown Toronto | Migrants describe squalid Mexican detention centres; here are the top world new videos for today. WATCH.

Anti-gay laws widespread in Africa despite gains

2019-06-10 09:14

More than half of the countries in sub-Saharan Africa have anti-homosexuality laws, although others have moved toward legal tolerance, watchdogs say.

Indonesia pushes for gay, pre-marital sex ban

2018-02-10 18:40

Indonesia is pushing to clamp down on gay and pre-marital sex as part of a sweeping criminal law overhaul that critics blame on a wave of religious fundamentalism sweeping across the world's biggest Muslim-majority nation.

Why Gay Pride is as relevant as ever

2017-10-03 07:34

It's easy to think you aren't homophobic just because you follow Somizi on Instagram, but Gay Pride isn't about feathers, wigs and make up. It is about human rights, writes Mondli Zondo.

Australian PM slams gay slurs as marriage vote looms

2017-08-23 05:12

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has called for respectful debate on an upcoming same-sex marriage vote.

Kenya’s uninformed ban on TV shows with gay characters is extremely dangerous

2017-06-22 12:14

The ridiculous reasons are now surfacing as to why Ezekiel Mutua, the censorship tsar of Kenya's censorship board, last week abruptly banned 7 cartoons.

Foreigners barred from Singapore gay-pride rally: organisers

2017-05-15 15:00

Foreigners will be barred from attending Singapore's annual gay-pride rally, its organisers say, as the city-state tightens rules against the involvement of non-Singaporeans in protests.

2 suspected lesbians to undergo 'rehabilitation'

2015-10-03 21:43

Two suspected lesbians detained by Islamic Shariah police in Indonesia will undergo what an official described as "rehabilitation".

ISIS claims 30 killed for 'sodomy', UN meeting told

2015-08-24 21:51

The Islamic State extremist group has claimed responsibility for executing at least 30 people for "sodomy", the head of an international gay rights organisation says.

US anti-gay billboard model, actually openly gay South African interior designer

2015-02-04 10:26

Anti-gay group, PFOX, tried to make a point and got it so wrong.

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