Putin says liberal, pro-LGBT views 'forced' on people
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday blasted ideas of freedom of sexuality and gender identity, saying they are being forced on an unwilling majority, leading to political changes like the election of Donald Trump. Speaking at a press-conference following the G20 summit in Japan, Putin said Western liberalism is "devouring itself" and defended Russia's ban…
Britain's Prince William: 'Fine By Me' if Children Gay
Britain's Prince William said Wednesday it would be "fine by me" if his children came out as homosexual, but worried about the pressures it could place on them.
Botswana to rule on scrapping anti-gay laws
Botswana could decriminalise gay sex on Tuesday when its high court is due to rule in a landmark case being watched across Africa after Kenya recently upheld its own anti-homosexuality laws.
Gbenro Ajibade Addresses Homosexuality Rumours
Recently. rumours made the rounds online about the sexuality of Nollywood actor, Gbenro Ajibade who is also enmeshed in a marital crisis rumour. The speculation as to the actor's sexuality came into question when he flashed his nipple rings in an Instagram post and used the rainbow emoji in his caption. The rainbow emoji is known…
She called me woman: Nigerian queer women speak
Published in April this year, “She Called Me Woman: Nigerian Queer Women Speak” (Cassava Republic Press) is a compendium of 25 personal accounts by individuals from Nigeria’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender communities. The trio of editors - Azeenarh Mohammed, Chitra Nagarajan and Rafeeat Aliyu - have done the laudable work of collecting first hand…
As UK ban looms, gay 'conversion therapy' still haunts subjects
Peter Price was 18 when he underwent conversion therapy, which was intended to "cure" his homosexuality but instead left him deeply damaged. "I thought I was going mental. I wasn't worried about getting cured, I was worried about getting out alive," he told AFP. The British government this week announced its intention to ban the…
First gay marriages take place in Australia
Australia's first gay weddings took place Saturday, ushering in a new era after the country's marriage equality law came into effect this month. The historic reforms were given royal assent on December 8, the final step in a process that began with a national postal vote in September. There was supposed to be a 30-day…
Every human should have sexual freedom
I have always believed we need to free ourselves on discussion around sex, this thinking that once you talk about sex you are “lose or unholy” is wrong and a false to our realities.
New York opens 'temple' to gay liberation icon Oscar Wilde
Those involved in the project said it had been 20 years in the making but with transgender rights under threat from President Donald Trump's administration and gays feeling more discrimination, it was more timely than ever.