By Matt Skallerud | LGBT Life Made Social
Ireland is on the verge of a huge generational change in its political life with the likely election of Leo Varadkar as its next premier – a move that would give the once-staunchly Catholic country its first openly gay leader and its first of Asian immigrant descent.
In its annual studio report card, the media monitoring group reports only 23 movies from the major studios were inclusive.<p>The independently-produced</i> …Movies
<b>Two gay men were publicly caned in the conservative Indonesian province of Aceh on Tuesday, the first to be punished under Islamic laws introduced two years ago that outlawed gay sex. As the BBC's Rebecca Henschke reports, the case has deeply worried Aceh's gay community.</b><p>Salman (not his real name) …LGBTQ
TAIWAN’s constitutional court on Wednesday ruled in favour of same-sex unions in a landmark decision that paves the way for the island nation to become the first in Asia to legalise gay marriage.
If the island’s legislature doesn’t act in the next two years, same-sex couples can register their marriages with the authorities, the constitutional court said.
I see a lot working the door at gay bars in Los Angeles. Twice, patrons taught me what it really means to have a community.
A gay couple with twins in Taiwan explains why they hope they will eventually be allowed to marry.
As the first lesbian to be elected in the legislative government of Australia. Penny Wong is in the news for her aggressive push for same-sex marriage.
In the midst of what the Governor has called a foster care “crisis” in Texas, state Senators voted to tentatively approve a bill t
Mrs. White, kindly collect the flames on the side of your face and breathless, heaving breaths and take a hike. The Golden Girls edition of Clue is coming, and it’s the only board game we’ll ever need from here on out. A decidedly lighter riff than the original bloody murder mystery, this version finds the player …
Activists are at a juncture where they feel threatened for their lives.
Indonesian police detained dozens of men including several foreigners in a weekend raid on a gay sauna in the capital, another sign of growing hostilit
A new YouGov survey reveals that a quarter of Americans say they wouldn’t be friends with a transgender person. Fewer than a fifth would date one. Why the lack of acceptance?
Tomoya Hosoda, a councilman in a Tokyo suburb, ran for office to help younger generations accept gender fluidity in a country where obstacles to it persist.
Robin Gray, Justin Russo from Logo TV’s Fire Island and Richard Jones – Above On Wednesday May, 17th Bear World TV, the new channel from Bear World Media, was launched in New York City’s glitzy Theater District at an exclusive event at the Ritz Bar & Lounge. Bear World TV accompanies Bear World Magazine, the …
The Martini Lounge is a hot new podcast hosted by our friends Jonathan Shuffield and Sergey Grankin. Celebrity chat and a cocktail, this is uncensored entertainment at it’s best! This week it’s our very own Richard Jones, CEO of Bear World Media. Richard is the CEO of Bear World Media, which runs BearWorldMagazine.com and now, Bear …
Jason Blum will be working with acclaimed African-American screenwriter and director Dee Rees on the project<p><i>Get Out</i> was an undeniable triumph. A horror comedy movie where the black <i>main</i> character is given some agency and doesn't die in the first five minutes, where microaggressions are super-sized, …Horror Movies
A former North Carolina legislator who helped lead the fight against the state’s law limiting LGBT protections is going to Washington.
This 75 year-old has been a gay rights activist for decades. Now, he’s back on the Mall fighting Trump
Paul Kuntzler has remained involved in activism and D.C. politics for decades.
In the days of the Trumpian order, American LGBT Muslims, a minority within minorities, find themselves especially vulnerable to the forces of racism, homophobia, and Islamophobia. As a member of this minority community myself, I can say that the burgeoning manifestations of these forms of hatred—fr
Reverend Troy Perry, Phillip Ray De Blieck, Diane Olson, and Robin Tyler have been agitating for change for half a century.
Pulse nightclub owner Barbara Poma said details would be determined with input from the affected community in Orlando, Florida. She outlined plans for a permanent memorial and eventually a museum, plus scholarships honoring the victims.
Across Colorado, Methodist ministers invited their congregations to talk last week about the April 28 ruling regarding Bishop Karen Oliveto, who was allowed to remain as bishop of the Mountain Sky …
The bill would allow private adoption agencies to claim ‘religious exemption’ to working with LGBT parents or parents of another religion.
MOSCOW — The Russian police detained about 20 gay rights protesters on Monday, among them the leader of a group that is helping gay men escape from the southern province of Chechnya, where they face abuse, including torture.<p>The protesters held a demonstration on the sidelines of a May Day parade in …Russia
<b>(CNN) —</b> German Chancellor Angela Merkel has raised reports of the detention and abuse of gay men in Chechnya with Russian President Vladimir Putin, urging the leader to protect the rights of minorities across the country.<p>The first report on the issue was published on April 1 by the major Russian …Russia
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The high court of the United Methodist Church admonished segments of the denomination for allowing clergy and a bishop who are openly gay, further splintering the church.
Mexican novelist and short-story writer Jorge López Páez died on Friday, April 28, at the age of ninety-four. Ernesto Reséndiz Oikión offers a tribute.