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August 03, 2017

Why UK Black Pride is a celebration not 'segregation'

There I was, unwinding on a patch of grass after a long day of dancing and grinding in Vauxhall pleasure gardens for UK Black Pride, when my friends and me were approached by an...

Headline-grabbing 'outing' of gay Olympic athletes is bad journalism

A right-wing news editor has caused outrage at the Olympics after posing as a gay man on the dating app Grindr in order to ‘out’ dozens of athletes. Nico Hines, London Editor of The Daily Beast, gave specific details of countless ind ...

'Russia's anti-gay law could ban holding hands in public'

In a bid to defend what they say are traditional values, lawmakers in Russia will consider the country's most aggressive anti-gay legislation in recent memory this week: a ban on public displays of affection among gays that could punish ...

Ireland's Yes to gay marriage: newspaper's PM sex howler

Once illiberal Roman Catholic Republic of Ireland has trailblazed the world by voting to legalise marriage for gay and lesbian couples.A referendum to amend the nation's constitition to allow same sex unions backed the change after yesterday's big ...

Ireland's gay vote: newspaper howler about PM

Great news that the once illiberal Catholic country of Ireland has become a trailblazer for the rest of the world by voting to legalise gay marriage. It's the first time same sex matrimony has been voted on in a national referendum.

Polls show that young people - who have been at the hearet of the Yes campaign - enrolled to vote in their tens of thousands and turned out in huge numbers to support gay marriage.

Centres to make Indian gay youth 'normal' slammed

Chief Minister of the Indian beach state of Goa Laxmikant Parsekar, has slammed plans by his youth affairs minister to set up treatment centres for young lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgender people (LGBT), a move that had enraged activists.Parsekar s ...

African, gay and proud: renowned author Binyavanga Wainaina

Brave, renowned Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, pictured right, with editor of the-latest.com Marc Wadsworth, who was fêted like a pop star by students, staff and adoring members of the public at the elite London School of Economics and Political Science last night, when he talked about being gay, African and proud. 

Top Africans condemn Uganda's new anti-gay law

Ugandan leader Yoweri Museveni has trumpeted his signing into law of a harsh bill that punishes gay sex with up to life in prison is about protecting African culture from Western interference. But prominent voices on the continent have contradicted him and ...

Football's anti-homophobia ambassador: is he the right man?

Controversial footballer Joey Barton is back in the headlines after becoming the front man for a campaign to stamp out homophobia in the sport.The 30-year-old midfielder is the ambassador for the ”The Right Behind Gay Footballer” campaign which ...

Athletes should 'use podium to protest at Putin's olympics'

In a candid reply to gay UK celebrity Stephen Fry on Twitter this week, Prime Minister David Cameron declared that Britain would not be boycotting the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. This clarification followed the deep concern which has been shown about ...

Hoo-hah over gay weddings 'is ridiculous'

It seems that the world and his wife – or husband – has waded into the debate about the proposed legalisation regarding same-sex marriages.David Cameron wants to level the playing field between homosexuals and heterosexuals by granting the form ...