Lgbt

March 17, 2014

VIDEO: Are there gay players on the PGA Tour? Brandt Snedeker says odds are yes

Although several athletes from different disciplines have public come out in the past year, not one professional golfer made such announcement. Brandt Snedeker, a professional golfer performing on the PGA tour spoke about this topic on a recent episode of "Feherty".

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March 14, 2014

The Queen has spoken: Marriage equality is the law in England and Wales

Due to a mandatory 15 day waiting period, first marriages will take place on March 29th

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March 14, 2014

Congo considering an anti-LGBT law

Congo may become the next country in Africa to make LGBT relationships illegal.

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March 13, 2014

Spread of Russian-style anti-LGBT laws

Since the propaganda laws went in effect in , several countries in Eastern Europe proposed similar laws which would negatively impact the LGBT communities

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March 12, 2014

African gays in U.S. and abroad seek legal help amid spate of harsh criminal penalties

Due to the draconian laws recently passed in several African countries, being an LGBT in Africa brings many challenges. Members of the LGBT community live in constant fear.

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And then they came for me: Arizona, LGBT equality and immigrant issues

Although the LGBT community and our allies recently celebrated the veto of SB 1062 in Arizona, the fact that such a bill even made it to the governor's desk was distressing. Unfortunately, as we know, the LGBT community was not the first group to be singled out for discrimination in Arizona. Latino and immigrant communities have long felt targeted by laws like SB 1070, which forced law enforcement to inquire about a person's legal status—if they "suspected" them of being undocumented. Since blue-eyed blonde Canadians who've overstayed their visas are very unlikely to be "suspected" of being undocumented, SB 1070 was considered likely to invite racial profiling. Unfortunately that didn't stop Gov. Jan Brewer from signing the bill, which was later partially overturned.

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March 7, 2014

Nigeria: Gay men receive 20 lashes in court

In Nigeria, four men received 20 lashes each as a punishment for being gay. The accused men were beaten in order to pressure them into confession.

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