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These People Are Fighting Laws That Punish LGBT People For Having Sex

A group of activists and human rights lawyers in Kenya are challenging a dated criminal code in a case where the outcome could have a huge impact across the whole of Africa.<p><b>NAIROBI, Kenya —</b> Gatura Gatura was watching <i>Black-ish</i> late one night when her neighbor came over to her apartment and asked to …

Je suis pédiatre, gay et parfois confronté à des parents homophobes | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 5 min<p>Lorsque j’ai décroché mon premier emploi après avoir obtenu mon diplôme de pédiatre, j’ai arrêté de porter des boucles …

New York

Voucher Schools Championed By Betsy DeVos Can Teach Whatever They Want. Turns Out They Teach Lies.

PORTLAND, Ore. ― It was late morning in an artsy cafe, the smell of coffee and baked goods sweetening the air, and Ashley Bishop sat at a table, recalling a time when she was taught that most of secular American society was worthy of contempt.<p>Growing up in private evangelical Christian schools, …

Education

The Supreme Court Just Debated Whether Ruling For A Christian Baker Would Undermine Its Landmark Marriage Decision

Justice Anthony Kennedy was at the center of the debate — and likely will be the key to the court's decision in the most closely watched case of the Supreme Court's term so far.<p>WASHINGTON — Justice Anthony Kennedy is again at the center of debate over a major case about gay rights, as a closely …

Arrests, Anal ‘Exams’ and Prison: Egypt’s Assault on LGBT Community Is Only Getting Worse

When fans waved the rainbow flag at a concert, it set off the latest wave of ferocious persecution targeting Egypt’s LGBT community.<p>CAIRO—The police …

SAS soldier says he faced anti-gay discrimination

An SAS soldier claims underlying prejudice against gay personnel is hampering their promotion - despite a senior general saying he wants to spearhead sexual equality.<p>The decorated soldier says he was pushed aside for promotion to sergeant - despite his outstanding military pedigree on operations - …

Crime

«120 Battements par minute» raconte comment Act-Up était le sommet de notre existence

S'il y a bien une chose que nous n'avions pas imaginée pendant ces années de lutte à Act Up-Paris, c'est qu'un film serait réalisé un jour et qu'il …

Comment le taboulé a-t-il pu évoluer d’une salade de persil à une salade de semoule?

Rangez votre semoule, sortez les bottes de persil pour la vraie recette du taboulé libano-syrien.<p>Pour accéder directement à la recette, cliquez …

Le gouvernement russe conseille aux touristes de ne pas dire «nègre», «youpin» ou «pédé» à l'étranger | Slate.fr

Temps de lecture: 2 min — Repéré sur The Moscow Times<p>Le site du ministère des Affaires étrangères russe a mis en ligne une liste de recommandations …

LGBT

Power Rangers gets 18+ rating in Russia after attacks over LGBT character

Russian distributor informed cinemas that the film would have highest possible restrictions after hardline legislator suggested it should be banned<p>The Russian distributor of Power Rangers has given the film an 18+ rating after criticism from several legislators who complained about the film’s …

Power Rangers

Healthy Recipes That'll Get You Through The Holiday Baking Season

We’re elbow deep into the holiday baking season and there’s only one way to avoid the sugar coma that’s inevitably on its way, and that’s with healthy recipes. We all need some seriously good-for-us recipes that’ll cancel out all those baked goods. Or at least put something nutritious in our …

Breakfast

Si nous restons des salopes, c'est à cause de vous

L'avortement peut être un acte anodin. Mais le débat sur l'entrave à l'IVG via les sites internet à l'Assemblée nationale a prouvé que certains ne …

A Groundbreaking 30-Year Old Evolutionary Experiment Is Still Going Strong

Early in his career, the decorated biologist Richard Lenski thought he might be forced to evolve. After his postdoctoral research grant was canceled, …

United Kingdom

Big investors join list of heavyweights against North Carolina 'bathroom bill'

Morgan Stanley and RBC are among the 53 investors who signed open letter calling for a ‘full repeal to HB2’ and citing that it’s bad for business<p>Some of the world’s most powerful investors have added themselves to a growing list of business leaders, sports stars and performing artists demanding …

LGBTQI

Mormon Church Leaders: There's An Easy Fix To Prevent Mormon LGBT Teen Suicides

On November 5, 2015 the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church) issued a new and extreme anti-gay edict banning same-sex married couples and their children from the Church. During the past 10 months, there have been scores of Mormon LGBT teenagers who have committed suicide …

LGBTQI

South Africa ​bans anti-gay Arizona pastor from entering the country

Steven Anderson of the Faithful Word Baptist Church prohibited from entering country after 60,000 people signed online petition objecting to his ‘hate speech’<p>South Africa has banned a Holocaust-denying, anti-gay American pastor from entering the country, after an outcry from rights groups over his …

LGBTQI
Online Privacy

Gay people made Hollywood. You wouldn't know from the movies

As 50s heartthrob Tab Hunter points out, Tinseltown’s phobia of gay men in leading roles isn’t a thing of the past. Who is the industry afraid of offending?<p>When I came out of the closet and declared to my family that I was a homosexual at 19, I had just moved to San Francisco. Not yet ravaged by …

LGBTQI

"Gay Olympics" Or Gay Olympics?

When the Olympic Games come around every two years, it always feels a bit bittersweet to us. We love the dazzling performances of extraordinary athletes like Simone Biles and Michael Phelps. However, the Olympics also bring back the sting of the United States Olympic Committee going to court back …

LGBTQI

'I'm not a Mormon': fresh 'mass resignation’ over anti-LGBT beliefs

Critics of the church’s anti-gay stance continue to leave en masse, and say the exodus will go on as long as the church alienates the queer community<p>At age 14, Lila Steffensen started going to church alone. Her twin brother Jordan had come out as gay, and he and their mother had decided they no …

LGBTQI

Under pressure

FOR a Muslim-majority country, Indonesia has often been regarded as relatively tolerant on gay issues, as long as gay people were discreet. …

LGBTQI

Pakistan : la starlette Qandeel Baloch assassinée par son frère pour "l'honneur"

Connue pour ses photos et clips suggestifs, Qandeel Baloch était le symbole de la libre expression pour les uns, de la honte du Pakistan pour les …

Fired Lesbian Teacher Wins Discrimination Case Against Catholic School in Italy

Students at L’Istituto Sacro CuoreA Catholic school in Italy has been found guilty of discrimination for firing a teacher based on speculation about …

LGBTQI

Clichés et idioties sur la France: "Les Américains, l'histoire-géo et moi"

Lorsqu'elle quitte la France pour vivre en Californie, Magalie ne sait pas encore qu'elle va être confrontée à de nombreux clichés sur les Français. …

Le «patient zéro» du Sida n'est pas celui qu'on pensait

Une nouvelle étude génétique présentée à l'occasion de la Conference on Retroviruses and Opporunistic Infections (CROI), à Boston, montre que Gaëtan …

Sida

How I hit the headlines on Siberian TV

<b>On a recent trip to Siberia, the BBC Moscow correspondent, Steve Rosenberg, was pursued by a local journalist. The next thing he knew, he was featured on the TV news and criticised for showing a less than idyllic view of Russia.</b><p>When morning breaks over the River Ob, the commuter trains rumbling …

Russia

Homosexuel en Tunisie: "J'ai refusé le test anal, les policiers m'ont torturé"

La justicie tunisienne a suspendu les activités de Shams, une association de lutte contre la pénalisation de l'homosexualité. Comme le raconte son …

Sida