Posts by Michaela Krejcova

Wording of Irish marriage equality referendum has strong support, but supporters vow to keep pressure on

January 29, 2015
The Irish government released wording of the referendum on same-sex marriage, which reads as follows: "Marriage may be contracted in accordance with law by two persons without distinction as to their sex." Read More

January 23, 2015

Irish public figures come out as referendum on marriage equality approaches

With Ireland's referendum on marriage equality approaching in May, LGBT visibility and the number of public figures coming out and showing support for LGBT people is skyrocketing.Read More

December 16, 2014

Teacher in Russia fighting for her job after being outed

Young teacher in St. Petersburg was fired because of her sexual orientation and as a result of the actions of anti-LGBT activist Timur Isaev.Read More

December 9, 2014

GLAAD and The Daily Beast present #Quorum: Global LGBT Voices

Tomorrow The Daily Beast in co-operation with GLAAD and other leading LGBT advocate groups and organizations will host an unprecedented gathering entitled "Quorum: Global LGBT Voices". Read More

December 9, 2014

Temple in Japan conducts marriages for same-sex couples

The Shunkoin Temple in Kyoto has become the first Zen-Buddhist temple in Japan to officially offer marriages for same-sex couplesRead More

December 8, 2014

After police raid in Cairo, advocates call for #SolidarityWithEgyptLGBT

Alarming news from Cairo, Egypt, broke today on Egyptian social media. Around three dozen men (the numbers vary from 26 to 40 depending on the source) were detained and arrested this Sunday night in a public bathhouse. Read More

December 8, 2014

Major set-back for LGBT rights in South Korea

This past Sunday LGBT advocates occupied Seoul City Hall with a sit-in protest against the Mayor of Seoul, Mr. Park Won-Soon, who refused to allow LGBT rights to be added to the city charter.Read More

December 2, 2014

"Matt Shepard is a Friend of Mine" celebrates success at Side by Side Film Festival

A new documentary on Matt Shepard's life has won the Audience Award at the Side by Side LGBT Film Festival. Read More
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