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alfred-macdonald

Alfred MacDonald pointed out to a friend that in some Muslim countries he could be killed for being LGBTI Alfred MacDonald left University of Texas at San Antonio after feeling ‘difficult to stay motivated’. He had made the comments during an out-of-class conversation with another graduate student. They had been discussing the ‘religious leanings of philosophy professors.’ He pointed out that in some Muslim countries, he could be executed for being bisexual. A few days after the conversation, he was called in for...
fahad-ali-muslims

'Queer Muslims exist and there's nothing you can do to change that and we need to be heard' Fahad Ali, a 24-year-old university student has been a queer activist for a long time, but now his Muslim faith and queer identity are colliding thanks to Australia’s postal survey on marriage equality. ‘Muslims have a bit of an issue with homosexuality and that’s just the case. But something like this (postal survey) allows us to begin to have the discussion, that’s never...
bnu

The university called her parents to help treat her 'disease' A university student in India was asked to move out of student housing for showing homosexual ‘tendencies’. The Bachelor of Arts student at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) was banished from her housing but not expelled from the university. She was a student at the university’s women’s college, the Mahila Maya Vidyala. Hostel management said the honours student was thrown out because she was harassing her fellow boarders. But an unnamed professor...
ciara-cinnamond-pride

For Northern Irish student Ciara Cinnamond, it was an excruciating dilemma. At the same time the 23-year-old was graduating from Queen’s University Belfast this weekend, thousands were marching through the streets to call for same-sex marriage to be legalised. So Ciara, who had her girlfriend in the audience, found a way to do both. As she crossed the stage at the prestigious, gilded Whitla Hall to shake the acting vice-chancellor’s hand, Ciara unfurled a rainbow pride flag about as big as her. The...
Daniel Radcliffe

Harry Potter alum has 'authentic' sex scene in Kill Your Darlings Harry Potter fans who take in Daniel Radcliffe’s in the film, "Kill Your Darlings", will see the former boy wizard in some scenarios far different than his time at Hogwarts. Radcliffe plays Beat Generation icon Allen Ginsberg as a young college student who falls hopelessly under the spell of charismatic Columbia University classmate Lucien Carr (Dane DeHaan). Radcliffe said it was not difficult to transform into a young gay man in...
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Donna Kikkert, a 59-year old student at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is attempting to sue her creative writing professor for giving her a failing grade in Dyjak’s poetry class, USA Today reports. Kikkert, who is completing a Bachelor’s degree at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, claims that she received an F in the course for criticizing Professor Patricia Dyjak’s choice of including lesbian poetry in her literature selection instead of focusing on classic authors such as Edgar Allan Poe...
Cheerleader

'I felt like I was never going to stop crying, never going to be happy' Jacob Jean was just weeks away from high school graduation when his boyfriend Zack killed himself. He found out about it while sitting in class and all eyes were on him when a fellow student announced the news. ‘… Disbelief, fear, and shock began to flash through my body. This moment felt like forever,’ Jean writes in an column for Outsports. He spent the summer before college crying...
Bengaluru-Pride

An international student studying in Canada has been left homeless and in need of support after coming out as gay to his family. The 21-year-old computer science student student from Punjab, known only as Sukh to protect his identity, was financially dependent on his parents while at uni and while staying with other relatives in Surrey. After coming out to his family, Sukh was quickly disowned, abandoned and thrown out of his home where he was allegedly physically assaulted by his cousin. In the wake of that...
Bagpipe_Homophobic_Bigot

'I am a gay bagpiper and I’m proud.' A student who was harassed by a homophobic street preacher responded in the best way, drowning his bigotry out with bagpipes. Brice Ehmig, a fourth year political science student at Florida Gulf Coast University, was sick of the preacher’s homophobic rants. On several ocassions, the preacher compared homosexuality to bestiality and yelled at her for holding hands with her girlfriend. And in a video on her Facebook page, Brice trolls the bigot by blaring out...

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