Jorge Lee

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Why Russia is hung up on homosexuality

Let's start with a touch of perspective. It's not only Russia where sexual minorities suffer discrimination. In the United States, that beacon of tolerance, there's still a huge amount of bigotry. Some U.S. states still refuse to recognize same-sex marriage. And hate crimes and violence towards …

A New Laptop or People's Lives: Gay Uganda

Recently, I complained to my brother that my laptop was slow, so we ended up window shopping at a local Best Buy. It's so enticing to drive into the parking lot where the blue and yellow sign is lit up as bright as a full moon. The layout of the store welcomes you into a fantasy world of electronic …

Northern Cyprus votes to legalise gay sex

Northern Cyprus, the last jurisdiction in Europe where gay sex between consenting adults was illegal, has voted to remove the offence from its statute books.<p>Turkish Cypriot deputies passed an amendment on Monday repealing a colonial-era law that punished homosexual acts with up to five years in …

Gay Son Of Indiana GOP Lawmaker 'Terribly Disappointed' Father Voted For Marriage Equality Ban

WASHINGTON -- Indiana's House Elections and Apportionment Committee advanced a constitutional ban on marriage equality last week, voting 9-3 along party lines. Now, the gay son of the Republican committee chair who successfully pushed the measure through, state Rep. Milo Smith, is speaking out, …

Northern Cyprus Decriminalizes Gay Sex, Becomes Last European Territory To Do So

By Dasha Afanasieva<p>ISTANBUL, Jan 27 (Reuters) - Turkish Cypriot-controlled northern Cyprus on Monday became the last territory in Europe to decriminalise sexual relations between consenting, adult men.<p>Its parliament voted to abolish the criminal code provisions that carried five year prison …

Gay marriage adds modern twist to Grammys 2014

In the absence of Australian successes - the three local acts nominated (Tame Impala, Hiatus Kaiyote and The Greencards) were unsuccessful in their …

Music

Queen Latifah Marries Gay Couples During Macklemore Performance At Grammys

Queen Latifah took the stage during Macklemore and Ryan Lewis' performance of "Same Love" at the 56th Annual Grammys to marry a 33 gay and straight couples.<p>Lewis told the New York Times the mass wedding "will be in our minds the ultimate statement of equality, that all the couples are entitled to …