A gender queer grad student comes home to find a slur painted on their door, society will say for them to keep their head down, but LUCKY has other plans.
One of the founders of SHAMS – France is in hospital recovering after a violent and traumatic attack.
According to the organisation (which supports LGBTQ immigrants from Tunisia and other North African countries), Zak Ostmane was held prisoner for 48 hours by two individuals and repeatedly raped. Continue reading “France:- LGBTQ Activist Kidnapped And Raped in Marseille”
It wasn’t the first gay kiss on a South African TV soap opera, but when Logan and Divan locked lips in a restaurant and put aside their plans to divorce, it still caused a stir on social media, with the usual mix of praise and homophobia. Continue reading “South Africa:- Actor Speaks Out About Soap Opera Gay Kiss”
Jenni Murray, one of the UK’s best-known radio broadcasters and long-term presenter of the iconic BBC series Woman’s Hour, has caused a storm by suggesting that transwomen can’t be “real women”. Writing in The Sunday Times, she said “it takes more than a sex change and make-up” to “lay claim to womanhood”. Continue reading “Transwomen “Can’t Be Real Women” Says BBC Radio Star”
Ok, it’s not unusual these days in Western countries to see adverts which reference gay relationships. and we’re not knocking it. Visibility is good, and if iconic brands are representing our lives and experiences as part of the everyday, that’s all good. Continue reading “Coca-Cola’s Gay-Inclusive Ad Fizzes”
A secret contest among the gay Syrians sheltering in Turkey, with the aim of sending a Mr Gay Syria to the Mr Gay World Contest is the centre of this documentary by Ayse Toprak, who’s better known as a reporter on Al Jazeera. But the real aim of this film is to tell the story of some of the LGBT refugees who have fled the horrors of the Syrian regime and civil war to a less-than-welcoming Turkey, hoping to find a better future in Europe. Continue reading “Mr Gay Syria – Gay Syrian Refugees Compete For Visibility”