While 53% of Americans support legalizing same-sex marriage, significantly higher percentages support the idea of equal rights for partners or spouses of gays or lesbians when it comes to inheritance rights and employee benefits, and making it legal for gays and lesbians to adopt children.
[In English] A young man is kidnapped, robbed then beaten to death and his body burned. Adding to this already awful situation, TV host, Antulio “Kobbo” Santarrosa and the life-sized puppet he voices, La Comay, re-victimize publicist José Enrique Gómez Saladín by suggesting that if he allegedly was in an area known for “prostitution and homosexuality,” as his killers claim, he may have brought the violence on himself.
Russia’s State Duma has postponed the first reading of a bill designed to fine people who ‘promote homosexuality’ to children. The Duma, the lower house of the Russian parliament, was due to debate the law tomorrow (19 December).
An ethnic Armenian gay man has been living what has been described as the real-life version of "The Terminal" in American Samoa. As CNN reports, Mikhail Sebastian is an ethnic Armenian who fled Azerbaijan when the Soviet bloc began to crumble in the 1990s.
Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) lost to Democrat Claire McCaskill in November and will soon leave the House of Representatives. Before he goes, however, Akin wants to push one last anti-gay bill to undermine the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.