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Horrifying video shows gay couple beaten in potential hate crime in a popular DC neighborhood

Police in the District of Columbia admitted Wednesday that there’s been an uptick in hate crimes after releasing video of two gay men being attacked …

Crime

People Haven't Asked For Gay Conversion Therapy To Be Protected In The Religious Freedom Review

Despite some Victorian Liberals keen to push the issue, those worried about religious freedom haven't brought it up with the Ruddock review.<p>Religious groups haven't raised concerns about being prevented from offering "pray away the gay" services as part of the Philip Ruddock-led review of religious …

LGBTQI

Daryll Rowe jailed for life after attempting to infect 10 men with HIV

Daryll Rowe has been described as a “danger to gay men” by Judge Christine Henson, who has jailed him for life with a minimum term of 12 years.<p>The …

Crime

Guy under pressure to allow gay 'conversion' therapy for kids

But critics - including more progressive Liberals - have described it as push towards gay conversion: the practice of attempting to change or …

LGBTQI

Anchorage voters are 1st in US to defeat 'bathroom bill'

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Voters in Alaska's largest city have become the first in the U.S. to defeat a so-called bathroom bill referendum that asked them to require people to use public bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their gender at birth.<p>Anchorage voters turned down a proposition that …

LGBTQI

Four men surrender to police after brutal attack on gay couple at Miami Pride

Four men have turned themselves in after a public appeal over a homophobic attack at Miami Pride.<p>Police issued an appeal for information earlier this …

Crime

Couple refused entry to Leeds bar 'because they're gay'

<b>A gay couple were refused entry to a bar when bouncers told them they let in "mixed-sex couples" only.</b><p>Patrick Hannon, 30, and Jake Archer, 25, had enjoyed a meal before heading to Jake's Bar in Leeds for a drink at about 22:00 BST on 24 March.<p>The couple, from Newcastle, were left "speechless" when …

LGBTQI

Miami gay couple attacked by four men for holding hands after gay pride parade

A gay couple were beaten to the ground by a group of four men in Florida for holding hands on the beach on Sunday evening.<p>The couple, who were …

LGBTQI

Growing up gay and Aboriginal in an outback town with less than 1,000 people

"Roughly 90 per cent of the town worked in mining or construction and had a way of speaking, walking, and acting that left no-one in doubt about how …

Australia

Transgender sex robots are a thing now and apparently they’re very popular

A company in China is now selling female sex robots with penises and male robots with vaginas.<p>The China-based DS Doll has become a major player in …

Sexuality

Israel Folau, these LGBTIQ warriors have something to say to you

<i>Israel Folau is a internationally renowned rugby union player and devout Christian of Tongan descent. He courted controversy last week when he said</i> …

Leslie Cheung: Asia's gay icon lives on 15 years after his death

<b>For the past 15 years fans of tormented superstar Leslie Cheung, one of the first celebrities to come out as gay in Asia, have gathered at Hong Kong's Mandarin Oriental Hotel to mourn the day he took his own life.</b><p>It's a poignant sign of why the daring and troubled star is still important today.<p>One …

Hong Kong

Olympic diver Robert Páez comes out: ‘life is too beautiful to be hidden in a closet’

Olympic diver Robert Páez has shared an inspiring essay about celebrating “who he really is” and coming out of the closet.<p>The 23-year-old Venezuelan …

LGBTQI

Grindr Scandal Shows The Risk LGBTQ People Take To Find Community Online

I am a gay man who grew up alongside the internet. I have often found community online, since there was none to be found where I lived. I joined forums and discussion boards that allowed me to learn from the experiences of others and gave me a place to share mine.<p>I was always acutely aware that …

Sexual Health

Kenya's LGBT community fights for a place in society

Homosexual relationships are a crime in most African countries. In Kenya, sexual acts between two men can lead to 14 years in prison. The Supreme …

LGBTQI

D.C. police seek help in case of gay attorney found dead in car

<b>Daniel Potucek</b> was found unconscious sitting in the front passenger seat of a Mazda SUV parked in front of a row house at 2004 8th St., N.W. (Photo …

Security

‘Why doesn’t he get AIDS?’ An anti-LGBT evangelical reviewed Love, Simon and it was wild

Anti-LGBT evangelical campaigner Peter LaBarbera went to see ‘Love, Simon’, and he is not happy.<p>A former Washington Times reporter, LaBarbera is the …

LGBTQI

Professor’s perfect response to homophobic student goes viral

A professor has gone viral after responding with a fantastic answer to a homophobic question from one of his students.<p>A medical student in Wisconsin …

Homophobia

Not Every Gay Man Is DTF

The idea that all gay men fuck like rabbits? That's a myth.<p>If, like me, one of your first introductions to the LGBTQ scene was <i>Queer as Folk</i> (both the British and American versions), then your main takeaway was probably that gay men like to fuck… a lot. From the dark rooms of clubs (yes, they very …

LGBTQI

Qantas ‘disappointed’ with rugby star who said gays go to hell, but won’t end sponsorship deal

Qantas has condemned the rugby star who said that gay people will go to hell.<p>Israel Folau, who plays for Australia, replied to a commenter on one of …

LGBTQI

Prosecutors seek death penalty in transgender teen's grisly killing

Investigators say Missouri teen Ally Steinfeld was stabbed repeatedly in the genitals, had her eyes gouged out and was set on fire.<p>Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for one of the suspects in the grisly killing of a transgender teenager in southwest Missouri.<p>Court records show a notice …

Crime

Who was Karl Heinrich Ulrichs? Meet the first man to publicly come out as gay

Karl Heinrich Ulrichs is considered by many as the first gay activist in modern times, and the first person to publicly “come out”.<p>Throughout his …

LGBTQI

24matins.uk

World<p>An American pastor Monday went on trial in Turkey on terror-related charges after spending the last one-and-a-half years behind bars, in a …

Boris Johnson

Victims have told the BBC that some gay people were never found.

Two gay people who escaped Chechnya's anti-gay purge have opened up about the dangers they faced because of their sexual orientation.<p>A 30-year-old …

LGBTQI

Principal claims transgender student’s yearbook photo somehow violates dress code

The decision was made just two weeks before its publication.<p>A principal at a high school in Louisiana has decided at the last minute to cut a …

LGBTQI

Toronto police withdraw application to join Pride parade

Force faced calls to drop out over perceived failures to tackle crime against the LGBT community<p>Toronto’s police force has withdrawn its application to march in the city’s Pride parade after organisers highlighted perceived failures by the force to properly investigate crimes against the LGBT …

LGBTQI

Thai 'ladyboys' turn up for national Army service in skirts and make-up in proud display of their femininity

Trans women in Thailand turned up for national service in skirts and make-up in a proud display of their feminity.<p>The annual event which took place …

Transwomen

Gay candidate leaks his own nudes for ‘transparent’ political campaign

A gay political candidate in West Hollywood has published his own nudes as he runs for office.<p>Eric Jon Schmidt is one of several candidates running …

City Politics

A Teen Is Organizing a Terrifying Pride Festival in Mike Pence's Hometown

Mike Pence, a pure man who survives on whole milk and phobia, who has long voted against LGBTQ rights and nary cast a wandering eye at a penis, is …

LGBTQI

Washington State has banned gay 'cure' therapy for minors

The state has become the tenth U.S. state to do so.<p>Earlier this month, a bill known as SB 5722 was sent off for approval to Washington’s governor, …

LGBTQI