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gay marriage

In a groundbreaking vote, Taiwan became the first country in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on May 17th. The decision comes two years after Taiwan passed the constitutional right for same-sex couples to marry reports BBC. The ruling comes just a week before the deadline to make a decision on May 24th. Thousands gathered in Taipei anxiously awaiting the ruling. https://twitter.com/silvashih/status/1129248091863863297?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1129248091863863297&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Finstinctmagazine.com%2Fpost%2Fbreaking-taiwan-becomes-first-asian-country-to-legalize-gay-marriage%2F Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen tweeted early on Friday: Good morning #Taiwan. Today, we have a chance to make history & show the...
lesbian

Lesbian and trans women are commonly murdered in honor killings A lesbian who escaped the ‘gay purge’ in Chechnya has bravely shared her story, even though it could get her killed. The woman – who remains anonymous for her safety – shared the horrors of growing up LGBTI in Chechnya and how she wasn’t even safe from her own family. In early 2017 the world started learning how Chechnya – a region in the north Caucasus of Russia – had started rounding...
mexican boxer

Dario Larralde posted a homophobic rant saying he agreed with Adolf Hitler when it comes to gay people … but a backlash prompted a hasty backtrack A Mexican boxer, Dario Larralde, has issued several apologies after upsetting people with a homophobic rant that he posted to his social media. Back2Stonewall quotes him, translated from Spanish, as saying: ‘Fuck me fucking gays, I have a fucking phobia … everywhere I go there’s always a gay punk watching me … Everything your community...

“God is burning down California” because the citizens of the state “legitimize the sin of homosexuality” according to controversial conservative Pastor Kevin Swanson. Swanson is a radical anti-LGBTQ radio host and conservative darling beloved by such GOP politicians as Ted Cruz. Commenting on the wildfires raging in California, Swanson, speaking on his “Generations” radio program, claimed that the wildfires are God’s punishment on the state for its years of attempting to “legitimize the sin of homosexuality.” The angry, gay-hating pastor declared: If...
russia

LGBTQ fans and advocates have decried FIFA’s choice of Russia to host the World Cup this year, saying the notoriously antigay country would be unsafe for LGBTQ fans. While the sporting authority and the Russian government have tried to downplay the concerns, two fans have already been brutally attacked before the games have even started. French citizen O Davrius and his partner had traveled together to Russia to cheer on French athletes according to Metro UK, but the first match...
prompic

It’s prom season, and like many couples across America, teenagers Theodore Vidal and his boyfriend Colin Beyers were stretching out the end of their prom night. The two high schoolers, walking in their matching navy blue tuxes and pink bow ties, took a stroll on the boardwalk in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. As they walked, they approached a rooftop bar where a rowdy group of quintessential "Jersey Shore bros" had been yelling at every couple who passed by to kiss. Michael Del...
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"I don't mind straight people, as long as they act gay in public." A Twitter user got majorly dragged after asking gay people to “just shut the fuck up” about their orientation. https://twitter.com/shpend_rashiti/status/993850271628488705?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.newnownext.com%2Flgbt-community-annoying-tweet-twitter-reacts%2F05%2F2018%2F On May 8, user Shpend Rashiti tweeted his hot take that the LGBT community is “annoying”: “You are gay, okay? Stop mentioning that in your bio, in every tweet. You are not special—I dont see straight people going around and telling everyone that they are straight every goddamn second.” Naturally,...
rugby

Israel Folau faced a storm of criticism last month after saying gay people are headed for ‘Hell’ - but he’s showing no signs of repentance Australian rugby player Israel Folau has posted a video to his social media that demonstrates he has little regret for his comments last month about gay people. At the beginning of April, rugby union player Folau posted a comment on Instagram saying God’s plan for gay people is: ‘HELL.. Unless they repent of their sins and...
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An Ohio woman who claims that fermented cabbage juice can ‘cure’ or reverse homosexuality is under scrutiny from the state’s attorney general’s office. Jillian Epperly, 44, also claims that the juice drink can reverse the ageing process, autism, and Down syndrome, regrow limbs and organs, and notes that “the LGBT lifestyle is a possible mutation of the reproductive system that sends mixed signals to the brain.” Epperly says that the root of all disease is a gut parasite called candida, and...
gay magazine

Gay life doesn't end at 50, it's only just beginning You might think media has no interest in gay people over 50, but there’s finally an outlet catering to that demographic. Gay 50 Plus is a new online magazine encouraging LGBTI people how to grow gracefully, or disgracefully. Magazine for gay people over 50 The mag, from Bear World Media, is ‘telling people not only is it OK to be gay, it’s also OK to be older’. There will be sections like entertainment, travel,...
TImeForLove

As time changes and society becomes more accepting of gay people, people of color, and others who don't match the "average joe" persona, the hate directed towards those people changes as well. You see, hate and intolerance have levels to themselves. As much as we would like it the other way, racism and homophobia aren’t as simple as "some are and some aren't." Many good meaning people can say something racist and many people can pretend to be accepting while...
masturbation

"Masturbation is homosexuality," says Coach Dave. "You’re having sex with a man." A Christian crusader known as “Coach Dave” is preaching that men who masturbate are basically engaging in gay sex with themselves. Dave Daubenmire, a former Ohio high school football coach who was sued by the ACLU for forcing his players to pray, now shares his biblical interpretations online through his own Pass the Salt ministry. “Masturbation is homosexuality,” Daubenmire tells his followers in a recent video. “You’re having sex with...
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"He recklessly landed our God-fearing country into the hands of the sausage jockeys," declared a political rival of President Nana Akufo-Addo. Ghana doesn’t have a good track record when it comes to LGBT rights: Consensual same-sex activity can land you in prison for more than five years, and young gay people are often forced to flee their families, as physical attacks against LGBT Ghanaians are all-too-common. In 2015, presidential candidate George Boateng even ran on a campaign promise to put...
gay kiss

And a surprising number of American's avoid one basic sex act. We’re not ones to toot our own horn, but a new study indicates gay people are better at achieving orgasms than our heterosexual counterparts. It’s long been known there’s an “orgasm gap” between men and women, but a report published in Archives of Sexual Behaviour broke down the findings by sexual orientation, as well as gender. (Trans, gender-nonconforming, and people who identified as other than straight, bi or gay were...

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