According to Gay Star News (GSN), the militia captured the men during a private party in Ain Zara, a suburb of Tripoli, on Thursday, November 22. Since then, the "special deterrence unit" has posted pictures to its Facebook page referring to the men as the "third sex," an Arabic term to describe homosexuals, and they are threatening to harm (and kill) the men. The pictures have been filled with comments, such as "flog them hard!"
The Reformed Church in America found Norman Kansfield, a respected pastor and lifelong member, guilty of violating church law after he officiated the wedding of his daughter and her long-time girlfriend.
While India faces its own growing pains on the road to LGBT equality, a selection of queer films are screening half a world away in London as part of a series produced by the University of Westminster’s India Media Centre.
The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled a closed-door conference for Friday to review several legal cases that seek to overturn the so-called "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA), and decide which cases, if any, to put on the court's schedule for arguments next year.
Where are the alarm bells concerning Black Friday? Why have none of the self-described “family organizations” said that Thanksgiving is “under attack?” Where is the outrage that what precious little family time we have is being destroyed?
Yesterday, the Ugandan Parliament added a bill to its schedule that would sentence LGBT people in Uganda to death. According to news reports, the bill might be debated as early as today or over the next several weeks.
In honor of Transgender Day of Remembrance, Univision news program Primer Impacto aired a segment to educate its viewers on the violence and discrimination transgender people face around the world, and to remember the lives lost to anti-transgender violence.