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The mayor of Venice wants to ban Gay Pride

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
"There will be no gay pride in my Venice," mayor Luigi Brugnaro told La Repubblica  newspaper.
Luigi Brugnaro described the event as both "farcical" and "kitsch." ...

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School banned from showing film about children with gay parents

Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Promotional poster for Gayby Baby
“How sad that a film about real kids and their families is attacked," said federal Labor senator Penny Wong. ...

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Study: condoms don’t decrease sensitivity

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
“Condom-associated erection problems have been a very under-researched topic,” exlplained Dr. Cynthia Graham, who co-authored the study.
According to the new study, condoms don't cause erectile dysfunction, either. ...

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Will Grindr shut down following a rise in illegal drug use?

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Grindr
A health advocate wants the Australian government to shut down sites like Grindr until they acknowledge the drug deals they help facilitate. ...

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Friction over LGBT issues as pope plans US visit

Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Philadelphia's Archbishop Charles Chaput, right, stands next to Pope Francis as they pose for a photo with a delegation from Philadelphia at the end of the pontiff's weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican.
The tensions pose a real-world test of the pope's approach that emphasizes compassion -- while upholding Catholic doctrine that marriage is between a man and woman. ...

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Islamic State claims 30 people were killed for sodomy

Monday, August 24, 2015
Images show the man sat on a plastic chair, while blindfolded, before being thrown off a seven-story building in Syria.
The head of an international gay rights organization is telling the U.N. Security Council that the Islamic State extremist group has executed at least 30 people for sodomy. ...

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Jerusalem Pride suspect is charged with murder

Monday, August 24, 2015
Yishai Schlissel has been charged with murder and six counts of attempted murder at this year's Jerusalem Gay Pride parade.
Yishai Schlissel was remorseless at Monday's court meeting. ...

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Man who murdered gay student gets life in prison

Friday, August 21, 2015
Richard Danter
Richard Danter pleaded guilty to the murder of 20-year-old Billy Mankelow, described as a "sustained and brutal" act of violence. ...

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How many “straight” Republicans have had gay sex? Quite a few, actually.

Friday, August 21, 2015
12 percent of straight-identifying Republicans admitted to having experimented with a member of the same sex. This news would undoubtedly upset Mike Huckabee just a little bit.
12 percent of straight-identifying Republicans have a confession to make. ...

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Ashley Madison hack puts gay lives at risk

Friday, August 21, 2015
Leaked personal information from this week's Ashley Madison hack leaves gay lives in danger all around the world.
The hack exposes the names of users who live in places where homosexual is punishable by death. ...

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