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Thursday 23 October 2014


22nd October 2014   International News
Sri Lanka has, for the first time ever, acknowledged the non-discrimination provisions in its constitution protect people from discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. The statement... Read more

22nd October 2014   International News
Pioneering former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam was champion of gay and lesbian rights. He died yesterday, aged 98. Whitlam was the leader of Labor from 1967 to 1977 and... Read more

20th October 2014   International News
There’s disappointment Catholic Bishops have failed to back a report that would have eased the Church’s rhetoric towards gay people. A preliminary version of the document said that gay people... Read more

19th October 2014   International News
The leader of the Catholic Church has been delivered a rebuke in his attempt to encourage greater acceptance of gay people by the church's leaders. Although more than half of... Read more

16th October 2014   International News
Other Australian states are being urged to follow the leads of Tasmania, New South Wales and Tasmania in moving to remove laws which mean married transgender people much get divorced... Read more

16th October 2014   International News
Gay actor Neil Patrick Harris will host February’s Academy Awards. He confirmed he'd scored the job in a video where he circles hosting the Oscars on his ‘bucket list’. He's... Read more

15th October 2014   International News
Conservative Catholic Bishops are pushing back against a proposed report which uses gentler rhetoric about ‘homosexuals’, which the Vatican says will be altered before being released in its final form.... Read more

15th October 2014   International News
Malaysia: Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcing police are making it increasingly difficult for transgender men and women to live a life without fear of arrest and harassment in a country where Islam... Read more

15th October 2014   International News
The small western Pacific nation of Palau has decriminalised sex between men, in a reform of its criminal laws. It has accepted recommendations from its last Universal Periodic Review at... Read more

14th October 2014   International News
A supermarket in the popular UK gay destination of Brighton has apologised to a lesbian couple who say they were asked to cut the affection, or leave, over a peck... Read more