A high profile right-wing Hungarian MEP has apologised for fleeing a lockdown busting sex party in the gay quarter of Brussels.
In the wake of current events, “Tales of a single, middle-aged gay man” looks at the question, “Is everyone unintentionally a little racist?”
Iraqi political leaders condemned raising of the LGBTQ+ flag by British, Canadian and EU Delegations to Iraq, branding LGBTQ+ people “psychotic patients”.
A Ugandan pro-LGBTQ+ church was promoted in newspapers, resulting in the church being targeted for persecution. On February 21, 2020, Ugandan newspapers Trumpet News and Red Pepper, published photos and a video of a pro-LGBTQ+ church in Uganda, known as The Fellowship of Affirming Ministries. As a result, the church was targeted Continue Reading
Last Saturday, people identifying as LGBTQ+ and their allies marched at the very first Pride in the Polish city of Bialystok. What was meant to be a beautiful tribute to love and acceptance ended up in violence and fear. Soccer hooligans and conservative campaigners organised a brutal counter-protest, with some people Continue Reading
OutNews and DIVA publisher Linda Riley responds to latest example of homophobic abuse Last month I was thrilled to be asked by Steven Smith of MilliOnAir magazine to feature in their July diversity issue alongside actor and DIVA Ally of the Year Denise Welch. This included being on the magazine’s cover, Continue Reading
Peter Tatchell Foundation launches major new report Peter Tatchell, just back from Russia (see OutNews Global’s story here), has launched a new report, with the backing of the Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler, which shows that countries that criminalise homosexuality suffer significant economic disadvantages; lost tourism revenue lost inward foreign aid and investment Continue Reading
In what appears to be a huge step backwards for LGBTQ equality in the USA, on Monday the Supreme Court ruled in favour of a Colorado bakery whose Christian owner had refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple, overturning a previous decision by the Colorado judiciary. Now – Continue Reading
Imagine risking your life to paint a mural. It might sound extreme but these are the lengths brave activists in Iraq are going to in their fight to be heard. LGBT+ people in the northern Kurdish city of Sulaymaniyah, close to the Iranian border, are picking up their paintbrushes to create Continue Reading
Three British holidaymakers have been arrested after they allegedly attacked a gay couple with verbal abuse on a flight to LGBT+ hotspot Gran Canaria. It apparently happened on a flight from Nottingham at the start of the month. Two British gay guys who were jetting off together claim they were “mocked” after Continue Reading