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The African country’s parliament replaced the colonial-era penal code Angola on Wednesday (23 January) became the first country this year to decriminalize gay sex. Lawmakers finally implemented a bill to overhaul to the southwestern African country’s 1886 penal code. They dropped a ‘vices against nature’ provision which was historically used to prosecute against gay sex. The new code also bans discrimination based on sexual orientation in employment. It passed with 155 votes in favor, one against, and seven abstentions. The country’s ruling party...
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He said he used to wear make up and be 'quite camp', but now he's 'always in tracksuits' A gay ex-escort gave up sex for a year and now says he identifies as straight. 27-year-old Dominic Hilton came out when he was 14, so he has never been with a woman before. He worked as an escort when he was 18, but then gave it up to be a ‘serial monogamist’ with several long-term boyfriends. https://www.instagram.com/p/Bep_Z6MFLke/?utm_source=ig_embed But when he broke up with his latest...
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By a vote of 118-60, the National Council of Switzerland has amended its penal code to make homophobia and transphobia as illegal as racism. Under the new ordinance, anyone who is found guilty of discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity will face up to three years in prison. The move to change the penal code was led by National Councillor Mathias Reynard. Upon passage of the new law, Reynard tweeted his celebration writing, “Victory! By 118 against 60 and 5...
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New report finds shocking stats on race-based discrimination Almost two-thirds of black people who identify as LGBT say they face racism from within the LGBT community. According to new research by UK charity Stonewall, 51% of black and minority ethnic LGBT people said they have faced discrimination based on their race from within the queer community. This number jumps to 61% when broken down to just black people. The research is based on YouGov polling of over 5,000 LGBT people. Ruth Hunt, Chief Executive...
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'A couple is made up of a woman and a man.' Sorry, what? It was just another Saturday night in Bacoli, a maritime location 15km west of Naples, Italy. Giuseppe Pitirollo, 37, and his husband Daniele Bausilio, 28, were having dinner with another couple of friends on 23 June. They decided to go to a beach party organized at Lido Turistico Beach Park. Little did they know they were about to be bounced off for the worst possible reason. The couple claims...
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The U.S. Supreme Court has decided not to hear arguments in the case of Charles Rhines, a South Dakota prisoner who says he was sentenced to death by a homophobic jury. Keep in mind that Rhines is not innocent in the slightest. In 1992, he was caught in the middle of a burglary. Rhines tried to rob a doughnut shop in Rapid City, which was the workplace of 22-year-old Donnican Schaeffer. Rhines ended up stabbing Schaeffer in the abdomen and...
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It's the second time in a week riders have reported anti-gay discrimination in New York City A yellow taxi cab driver in New York City allegedly insulted his passengers earlier this week, telling them, “I don’t drive gays.” Ryan Smith and a friend hailed the cab Wednesday morning from Manhattan to Brooklyn, NBC News 4 reports. While en route, “the driver turned around to interrupt our conversation and was like, ’Are you gay?'” Smith says. “We were like, ’Uh…?’ But before...

Gays have been compared to pedophiles, adulterers and even murderers, but never this before Ghana’s chief psychiatrist has compared gay sex to an orgasm after sniffing underwear. Dr Kwesi Osei has slammed LGBTI rights activists who are calling on the government to decriminalizeing homosexuality. He stressed that homosexuality was comparable to the usual horrors of pedophilia and bestiality. Osei but also picked the fetish of sniffing underwear to compare gay sex to, an act that has amused activists. Ghana chief psychiatrist compares gay sex...
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Democrats also reached an all-time high More Americans than ever — 67% — think same-sex marriage should be legally valid. It’s the highest ever reported support for everyone’s right to marry, regardless of sexual orientation. The data comes from Gallup’s annual Values and Morals poll. They conducted the poll from 1 – 10 May. Gallup first began asking about same-sex marriage in their morals and values poll in 1996. Then, only 27% of polled Americans supported legalizing it. Now, that feeling has jumped...
MartellaAndJansen

When Ben Martella and Alec Jansen got picked up from Butler University, they thought they’d be on a simple lyft ride to Broad Ripple, Indianapolis. Sadly, that’s not what they got. While the couple was riding towards their destination, they decided to share a quick kiss. Once their lyft driver saw this, he ordered them to get out. When the two found themselves standing on the corner of Meridian and Westfield around 5 p.m. on May 5, they were deeply upset. "We...
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A man who was choked and slammed by a police officer outside a Waffle House says he was also called gay slurs by the staff. News is circulating about 22-year-old Anthony Wall. Right now, everyone’s trying to figure out if race and sexual orientation was the cause of Wall’s arrest and if it even matters at all. On May 4, Wall had arrived at a Waffle House in Warsaw, North Carolina. He had just gotten back from taking his little sister...
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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,...
freedom-march

Ex-LGBTQ activists held a rally this weekend in Washington, D.C., which was attended by 36 people. The “Freedom March,” organized by Voice of the Voiceless, was held this past Saturday at the National Sylvan Theater. Voice of the Voiceless is an ex-LGBTQ group that has advocated for conversion therapy on college campuses. The Freedom March was “an opportunity for those of us who have a new life with Jesus to come together in fellowship and praise Him for the love and...
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A new study published by the Archives of Sexual Behavior has found that, when it comes to gay sex, straight guys just can’t get enough. Researchers spoke to over 24,000 undergraduate students about their same-sex sexual experiences. They found that 1 in 8.5 straight-identifying men have had sex with other men yet don’t consider themselves to be gay or bi. “Not everybody who has same-sex relationships is secretly gay,” the study’s co-author, Arielle Kuprberg, says. “There was a big disconnect between...

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