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gay american

A new analysis has found that three-quarters of lesbian, gay and bisexual Americans believe in God, but many don’t identify as part of an organised religion. The finding comes from a Pew Research Center analysis of data from the 2014 Religious Landscape Study. According to the survey data, 77 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual adults in America say that they believe in God, compared to 89 percent to straight adults. But despite three-quarters of gay adults believing in God, only 59...
same-sex adverts

A Hong Kong lawmaker has led calls against the city’s transport network for displaying an advert showing a same-sex couple. ‘The incident shows the pro-gay rights movement in Hong Kong has created a chilling effect’ Priscilla Leung Mei-fun said on Sunday, An advertisement for airline Cathay Pacific depicting two men holding hands on a beach was finally shown on the city’s Mass Rapid Transit (MTR) over the weekend. This advert featuring a same-sex advert was initially banned from Hong Kong’s subway (Photo:...
election

The European election results are out now, after four days (23-26 May) of voting across 28 countries. Voters across the European Union (a political and economic union of 28 member states) went to the polls to elect more than 700 members of the European Parliament (MEP). The main job of the EU Parliament is to pass laws and enforce rules. In order to get this done, most MEPs join bigger political groups, such as the two most prominent parties — the center-right...
LGBT attacks

An LGBT+ charity has reported a spate of assaults on Brighton’s queer community. Brighton is widely regarded as one of England’s most liberal, LGBT-friendly towns. But in recent weeks as many as seven LGBT people have fallen victim to assault, according to Alan Flack, founder of the Rainbow Hub charity. “To this day we’re not sure if they specifically targeted gay people or if it was just about robbery,” Flack told local newspaper The Argus. “It really took us by surprise. I’ve never...
pride 2019

Last year, Amazon got some negative attention after one of its retailers, the company 1000 Flags UK offered a gold-plated “straight pride flag” pin for 4.50 pounds (six dollars). Though the retailer later removed the pin, other retailers have joined the heterosexual foolishness this year by offering their own “straight pride” gear. According to Hornet, a retailer named Emblem-Gifts is selling four varieties of “Straight Pride LGBT Oblong Lapel Pin Badge” for 4 pounds (about five dollars). They feature three...
brazil

The Supreme Court of Brazil has voted to make homophobia and transphobia a crime, amid increasing discrimination against the Brazilian LGBT+ community. Six of the Supreme Court’s 11 judges have now voted to make it a crime to discriminate against people based on their gender identity or sexuality. The remaining five judges are yet to vote, but the result will remain unchanged – the new law will come into effect once all judges have voted and will make homophobia and transphobia...
taiwan

Today (May 24), hundreds of gay couples in Taiwan are celebrating their new marriages after the country became the first in Asia to legalise same-sex weddings. Up to 280 couples are expected to get married on the day that a new law legalising same-sex marriage comes into effect, one week after parliament approved same-sex marriage legislation. Government offices opened at 8.30am TST this morning and gay couples were waiting to walk inside and, after a brief registration process, come out legally...
eurovision

Did you watch Eurovision 2019 this past weekend? If you live in North America, the answer is most likely “no.” The world’s largest music event (last count was 180 million viewers worldwide) is not broadcast here. The only possibility would have involved finding a TV station somewhere on Earth that live-streamed the show on their Web site, and then using a VPN to sign on and watch it. Although who would do such a thing? That’s illegal. For the uninitiated,...
Taiwan

Taiwan’s president this week gave a moving tribute to a legendary LGBTI rights campaigner, Chi Chia-wei. Tsai Ing-wen gave Chi the pen she used to sign the country’s same-sex marriage law on Wednesday (22 May). ‘I used this pen to sign the same-sex marriage bill. Please keep it as a token. May love unite everyone in this land’ she wrote in a letter to Chi shared on social media. The first same-sex couples to get married in Asia on Friday (24 May). Taiwan’s...
Stonewall

Stonewall, the UK’s foremost LGBT+ charity, is celebrating its 30th birthday on Friday (May 24) with a look back at its past victories. For three decades Stonewall has fought for the rights of lesbian, gay and bisexual people across Britain, and has been trans-inclusive since 2015. To celebrate its milestone anniversary, the charity is launching a new campaign highlighting the changes of attitude towards LGBT+ people over the past 30 years, and the challenges still facing the community. When Stonewall was founded...
gay kiss

The highest rates of the disease were among those who had kissed at least four other men - whether or not they had sex. It’s not just sex fueling a rise in STIs. Gonorrhea is also being passed between gay and bisexual men via kissing, according to a recently published Australian study. The study, published in the journal Sexually Transmitted Infections, found that men who kissed multiple same-sex partners over a three-month period had a 46-81% higher chance of contacting oropharyngeal...
coming out

“You can be gay and a Republican ... you need to trust that people will love you for who you really are,” Utah County Commissioner Nathan Ivie said. By The Associated Press Republican lawmaker Nathan Ivie says it took him more than 20 years to come to terms with his identity. But on Wednesday morning the 40-year-old Utah County commissioner sat in front of his computer and publicly shared the secret that has caused him pain and confusion since he was 9...
ikea

Now your entire laundromat will know how gay you are. What does it mean to queer a space? To make something queer? Does just the mere presence of a queer person make a space non-straight? Contemplate these questions and more as you schlep your laundry to the laundromat in this rainbow-colored IKEA bag! IKEA announced that it is partnering with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation to celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with a rainbow-colored, limited-edition KVANTING shopping bag. If you purchase the...
gay celebs

Oscar-winner Dustin Lance Black took to social media this weekend to vent his frustration after getting turned away from a diving event where husband Tom Daley was competing. Daley and Black, who married in 2017, welcomed their first child, Robert, last year. This past weekend, Black took young Robert to the London Aquatic Centre to see Daley dive. Venue officials claim they refused to let Black enter because he had his son in a stroller. Black disputes this claim. Black wasted...

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