The presidential candidate and standard bearer of Liberia’s Alternative National Congress, Alexander B. Cummings has clarified his stand on LGBT rights. According to FrontPageAfricaNews, he made the statement at the unveiling of his party platform in Monrovia. He said he is not in support of gay rights in Liberia and has no intention of legalising… Read More Liberian Presidential Candidate Alexander Cummings says he will not support LGBT Rights
CNN’s Don Lemon receives Davidson/Valentini Award from Van Jones and condemns white supremacy in powerful speech GLAAD, the world’s largest LGBTQ media advocacy organization, honored CNN anchor and correspondent Don Lemon and Y Combinator president Sam Altman at the 2017 GLAAD Gala on September 9 in San Francisco. The event recognizes tech innovators and storytellers… Read More Nancy Pelosi surprises crowd at 2017 GLAAD Gala and Speaks Against Proposed Ban on Transgender Service Members
Chika Amadi has quit the UK Labour Party following her homophobic remarks on social media. She made the announcement on her Twitter page. No longer a Labour Councillor.No longer suspended. But still serving my community – free from the exclusive club – Labour @naijcom @ChrLeft — Chika Amadi (@chikadreams) August 4, 2017 Having reflected… Read More Chika Amadi quits UK Labour Party following homophobic remarks
Lambda Legal, America’s oldest & largest national legal organisation that advocates for the rights of the LGBTQ community is suing American President, Donald Trump. This follows reports from the Los Angeles Blade that the administration has finalised its transgender military ban policy. In a post shared on their website, Sasha Buchert, a staff attorney writes: “The safety… Read More Lambda Legal is suing Donald Trump on Transgender Ban
The Israeli Army says about sixty transgender soldiers serve openly in the military. CNN’s Ian Lee talks to some of them in this report.
Chika Amadi, a Labour Councillor who sits on the Harrow council has been suspended for her homophobic comments on Social Media. According to The Guardian UK, she called Pride Marchers “paedophiles” and threatened to unleash the “burning anger” of God on her critics. A spokesperson for the Labour Party said she has been suspended and is… Read More Labour Councillor Chika Amadi suspended following homophobic comments
Donald Trump has revealed that transgender people cannot serve in any capacity in the United States military. He revealed this in a series of tweets moments ago. Donald Trump tweeted last year that he will support the LGBT community. The Obama administration had allowed for transgenders to serve in the military but… Read More Donald Trump says transgender people cannot serve in the military
It is official. Gay couples can get married in Germany and adopt children. The President Frank-Walter Steinmeier signed a bill that extends marriage rights to same-sex couples following the German parliament, passing of the bill legalizing same-sex marriages. The change will take effect from October.
For activists everywhere the fight for equality remains a constant struggle. It becomes an issue when the government threatens to infringe on the rights of people to fight for the common of good humanity. The government of Tanzania has emphasised that they will deport foreign activists and close down organisations that campaign for the rights… Read More Tanzania’s President threatens Gay Activist Groups