Gay Star News http://www.gaystarnews.com/articles/all GSN Feed en Australia’s Norfolk Island could be first to marry same-sex couples http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia%E2%80%99s-norfolk-island-could-be-first-marry-same-sex-couples170914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Legislation in the self-governing Australian territory of Norfolk Island has been put forward to allow same-sex couples to marry and the bill has been crafted with a view to surviving any constitutional challenge</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia%E2%80%99s-norfolk-island-could-be-first-marry-same-sex-couples170914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia%E2%80%99s-norfolk-island-could-be-first-marry-same-sex-couples170914#comments News Australia Australia Australian Marriage Equality forward Geology LGBT rights in Australia New Zealand Norfolk Island Norfolk Island Paul Gilmour Person Location Recognition of same-sex unions in Australia Rodney Croome Rodney Croome Same-sex marriage Status of same-sex marriage Sydney Technology Volcanism Volcanology Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:53:18 +0000 andrewp 17774 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Uganda gay activist granted asylum in US http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uganda-gay-activist-granted-asylum-us170914 <!--paging_filter--><p> John ‘Longjones’ Abdallah Wambere has been arrested, evicted and beaten in his home country</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uganda-gay-activist-granted-asylum-us170914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uganda-gay-activist-granted-asylum-us170914#comments News Abdallah Wambere Africa co-founder Culture East Africa Geopolitics LGBTI Outing Political geography Social Issues Uganda Uganda United States Wed, 17 Sep 2014 03:20:32 +0000 darrenw 17772 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Police release video of suspects in attack of two gay men in Philadelphia http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/police-release-video-suspects-attack-two-gay-men-philadelphia170914 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'Is this your faggot boyfriend'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/police-release-video-suspects-attack-two-gay-men-philadelphia170914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/police-release-video-suspects-attack-two-gay-men-philadelphia170914#comments News Center City Chancellor Contact Details head , and chest Law National security Philadelphia Philadelphia Police Department Police Security station NBC Technology Tue, 16 Sep 2014 23:43:01 +0000 Jamesw 17771 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Nick Jonas on his gay fans: 'I love them' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nick-jonas-his-gay-fans-i-love-them160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Performer has done striptease in in gay club in recent days and revealed his character in new series Kingdom might be gay</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nick-jonas-his-gay-fans-i-love-them160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/nick-jonas-his-gay-fans-i-love-them160914#comments Entertainment Culture JONAS Jonas Brothers Jonas L.A. Nationality New York City Nick Jonas Person Communication Social Issues Teen dramas Television Television in the United States Tue, 16 Sep 2014 22:12:29 +0000 gregh 17770 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Return of Rosie O'Donnell and two new co-hosts gives The View highest ratings in eight years http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/return-rosie-odonnell-and-two-new-co-hosts-gives-view-highest-ratings-eight-years160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> O'Donnell, Rosie Perez and Nicolle Wallace join Whoopi Goldberg and draw 3.9 million viewers</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/return-rosie-odonnell-and-two-new-co-hosts-gives-view-highest-ratings-eight-years160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/return-rosie-odonnell-and-two-new-co-hosts-gives-view-highest-ratings-eight-years160914#comments Entertainment ABC Barbara Walters Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Talk Show Host Executive Nationality O'Donnell producer Rosie Rosie O'Donnell Rosie O'Donnell Sherri Sherri Shepherd Television Television in the United States The View Whoopi Goldberg Whoopi Goldberg Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:01:46 +0000 gregh 17769 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Orange Is The New Black meets The Golden Girls? http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/orange-new-black-meets-golden-girls160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> It happens, sort of, in brilliant new video mash-up Golden is The New Black</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/orange-new-black-meets-golden-girls160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/orange-new-black-meets-golden-girls160914#comments GSN-loves Blanche Contact Details Dorothy Galina Music NBC Nicky Piper Regina Spektor Rose Run the World Singles Sitcom Sophia Suzanne Television Thank You for Being a Friend The Golden Girls The Golden Girls Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:43:01 +0000 gregh 17768 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Scottish independence: Tom Daley vs Alan Cumming http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/scottish-independence-tom-daley-vs-alan-cumming160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Are you Team Daley or Team Cumming in the debate over Scotland becoming its own independent country?</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/scottish-independence-tom-daley-vs-alan-cumming160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/scottish-independence-tom-daley-vs-alan-cumming160914#comments Entertainment actor Alan Cumming Alan Cumming Alberfeldy British people diver Employment Relation Gay Olympic Human Interest J. K. Rowling John Barrowman Nationality Officers of the Order of the British Empire Person Location Plymouth Scotland Thomas Daley Tin Man Tom Daley Tom Daley United Kingdom United Kingdom Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:06:52 +0000 joem 17767 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Restaurant says they sell 'straight' ice cream, internet responds in the best way possible http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/restaurant-says-they-sell-straight-ice-cream-internet-responds-best-way-possible160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Italian restaurant appeared to be putting itself out as an alternative to the Big Gay Ice Cream shop from across the road in the West Village, New York</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/restaurant-says-they-sell-straight-ice-cream-internet-responds-best-way-possible160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/restaurant-says-they-sell-straight-ice-cream-internet-responds-best-way-possible160914#comments News A New York restaurant Food and drink Gay Gay Ice Ice cream Ice cream parlor New York Technology Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:04:30 +0000 joem 17766 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Barbra Streisand takes over The Tonight Show to promote new album of duets http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/barbra-streisand-takes-over-tonight-show-promote-new-album-duets160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Gay icon makes her first appearance on NBC's late night show in more than 50 years</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/barbra-streisand-takes-over-tonight-show-promote-new-album-duets160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/barbra-streisand-takes-over-tonight-show-promote-new-album-duets160914#comments Entertainment Arts Barbra Streisand Barbra Streisand Cinema of the United States Duets Grammy Legend Award James Brolin Jimmy Fallon Jimmy Fallon Music Album Release MusiCares Person of the Year Person Attributes Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:03:25 +0000 gregh 17765 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Imam behind 'gay mosque' facing death threats http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/imam-behind-gay-mosque-facing-death-threats160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'Open mosque’ in Cape Town will allow male and female Muslims to worship together and welcome LGBTI people</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/imam-behind-gay-mosque-facing-death-threats160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/imam-behind-gay-mosque-facing-death-threats160914#comments News Abrahamic religions Islam Islam in South Africa Islamic architecture Islamic culture Mosque Religion Social Issues South Africa Taj Hargey Tue, 16 Sep 2014 17:02:16 +0000 joem 17764 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay teen comes out to his mom, and then his mom comes out to him http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-teen-comes-out-his-mom-and-then-his-mom-comes-out-him160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Two closet doors burst open in one tearful bedroom</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-teen-comes-out-his-mom-and-then-his-mom-comes-out-him160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-teen-comes-out-his-mom-and-then-his-mom-comes-out-him160914#comments GSN-loves Hayden Interjections Okay Slang Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:41:23 +0000 joem 17763 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Brazil allows three parents to be listed on birth certificate http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/brazil-allows-three-parents-be-listed-birth-certificate160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> A gay couple in Brazil have made history by requesting – and being granted – that their child’s birth certificate includes the names of three parents</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/brazil-allows-three-parents-be-listed-birth-certificate160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/brazil-allows-three-parents-be-listed-birth-certificate160914#comments Family-News Family Behavior Birth Birth certificate Brazil Epistemology Fernanda Fernanda Batagli Kropenscki Genealogy Guilherme Canfield Barbosa judge Mariani Guedes Santiago Person Attributes Social Issues Vital statistics Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:22 +0000 davidh 17762 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay manga used to sell meat in Japan http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-manga-used-sell-meat-japan160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Most teen idols sell pencil cases and perfume. These characters do not</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-manga-used-sell-meat-japan160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-manga-used-sell-meat-japan160914#comments GSN-loves Ito-Yokado Japan Justin Bieber Meat Pork Zac Efron Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:54:04 +0000 joem 17761 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Sex education should be compulsory in English schools, says gay alliance http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/sex-education-should-be-compulsory-english-schools-says-gay-alliance160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> A third of gay HIV diagnoses are among young people but 85% of gay and bi youths aren’t taught about sex in schools</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/sex-education-should-be-compulsory-english-schools-says-gay-alliance160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/sex-education-should-be-compulsory-english-schools-says-gay-alliance160914#comments News Behavior Christian Jessen Cliff Joannou editor Education Fertility Gay Star Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexual activity Human sexuality Interpersonal relationships London manager National Aids Trust Norman Fowler Person Location Person Party Peter Tatchell Peter Tatchell Same-sex sexuality Sex education Sexual intercourse Sexual orientation Social Issues United Kingdom Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:34:30 +0000 trisrs 17759 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Web censor lifts ban on gay content for millions of users http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/web-censor-lifts-ban-gay-content-millions-users160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Symantec, the software firm behind Norton AntiVirus, routinely allowed customers to filter out LGBTI websites</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/web-censor-lifts-ban-gay-content-millions-users160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/web-censor-lifts-ban-gay-content-millions-users160914#comments News Antivirus software Business Computing Content-control software Norton Norton 360 Norton AntiVirus Norton Internet Security Proprietary software Software Symantec Symantec System software Technology Tue, 16 Sep 2014 11:05:33 +0000 joem 17758 at http://www.gaystarnews.com MEPs condemn attack on gay activist in Belgrade http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/meps-condemn-attack-gay-activist-belgrade160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> The German man is still in hospital with severe internal bleeding and head injuries</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/meps-condemn-attack-gay-activist-belgrade160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/meps-condemn-attack-gay-activist-belgrade160914#comments News Aleksandar Vučić Aleksandar Vučić Belgrade European Union LGBT rights by country or territory LGBTI Intergroup Politics Pride parade Prime Minister Serbia under German occupation Serbian police Social Issues Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:42:55 +0000 darrenw 17757 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay serial killer executed in China http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-serial-killer-executed-china160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> The 42-year-old man hanged six 'slaves' he met online during sexually abusive choking games</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-serial-killer-executed-china160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-serial-killer-executed-china160914#comments News Arrest Changsha Changsha Chinese communists Conviction Crime Criminology Erotic asphyxiation Ethics Hanging Human behavior Law enforcement Murder Person Attributes Psychopathy Serial killer singer Social Issues Technology Zhou Youping Tue, 16 Sep 2014 07:39:35 +0000 darrenw 17756 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Australia state introduces bill to clear historical gay sex convictions http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia-state-introduces-bill-clear-historical-gay-sex-convictions160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> The Victoria state parliament will debate the bill this week</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia-state-introduces-bill-clear-historical-gay-sex-convictions160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia-state-introduces-bill-clear-historical-gay-sex-convictions160914#comments News Anna Brown Contact Details Criminal procedure Denis Napthine Expungement Labor Law premier Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:16:09 +0000 darrenw 17755 at http://www.gaystarnews.com South Africa gets first gender equal, gay friendly ‘open mosque’ http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/south-africa-gets-first-gender-equal-gay-welcoming-%E2%80%98open-mosque%E2%80%99160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> A so-called ‘open mosque’ where male and female Muslims will worship together and where LGBTI people will be welcome will open its doors on Friday in the South African city of Cape Town</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/south-africa-gets-first-gender-equal-gay-welcoming-%E2%80%98open-mosque%E2%80%99160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/south-africa-gets-first-gender-equal-gay-welcoming-%E2%80%98open-mosque%E2%80%99160914#comments News Abrahamic religions Africa Islam Islamic architecture Islamic culture Mosque Open Mosque Oxford University Oxford University professor Social Issues South Africa Taj Hargey The Open Mosque Tue, 16 Sep 2014 04:07:13 +0000 andrewp 17754 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Bangladesh opposes UN call to legalize gay sex http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangladesh-opposes-un-recommendations-gay-rights160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> The country's UN ambassador says LGBTI rights 'go against our values'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangladesh-opposes-un-recommendations-gay-rights160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangladesh-opposes-un-recommendations-gay-rights160914#comments News Abdul Momen Bangladesh Bangladesh Permanent Contact Details Contemporary history Demography Dhaka Tribune diplomat Diplomatic Relations Employment Non-Discrimination Act forward Gender Homosexuality Human behavior Human geography Human sexuality Humanities India International Conference on Population and Development Law LGBT rights LGBT rights by country or territory New York Personal life Politics of the United States Population representative Reproductive health Russia Sexual orientation Social Issues Sogi Technology United Nations United Nations Yogyakarta Principles in Action Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:54:30 +0000 darrenw 17753 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Zachary Quinto defends Michael co-star James Franco's obsession with gay topics http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/zachary-quinto-defends-michael-co-star-james-francos-obsession-gay-topics160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'He’s someone who is really interested in generating a dialogue'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/zachary-quinto-defends-michael-co-star-james-francos-obsession-gay-topics160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/zachary-quinto-defends-michael-co-star-james-francos-obsession-gay-topics160914#comments Entertainment Bad Robot productions Film Francisco Franco Franco James Franco Politics Politics of Europe Politics of Spain Quinto Spock Star Trek Star Trek films Untitled Star Trek sequel Zachary Quinto Zachary Quinto Tue, 16 Sep 2014 00:10:09 +0000 gregh 17752 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Bill Hader dishes on making out with James Franco, Paul Rudd and Ty Burrell http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bill-hader-dishes-making-out-james-franco-paul-rudd-and-ty-burrell160914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Former SNL star says Rudd tastes like chicken while Franco tastes like cinnamon</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bill-hader-dishes-making-out-james-franco-paul-rudd-and-ty-burrell160914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bill-hader-dishes-making-out-james-franco-paul-rudd-and-ty-burrell160914#comments Entertainment Bill Hader Bill Hader Burrell Film James Franco Kristen Wiig Paul Paul Rudd Saturday Night Live Television Ty Burrell Mon, 15 Sep 2014 23:15:00 +0000 gregh 17751 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Ellen DeGeneres teams up with Kristen Wiig for terrible rendition of Let it Go from the film Frozen http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ellen-degeneres-teams-kristen-wiig-terrible-rendition-let-it-go-film-frozen150914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Neither funny lady knows the words to the tune but both go all out anyway</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ellen-degeneres-teams-kristen-wiig-terrible-rendition-let-it-go-film-frozen150914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ellen-degeneres-teams-kristen-wiig-terrible-rendition-let-it-go-film-frozen150914#comments GSN-loves Bill Hader Cinema of the United States Degeneres Ellen Ellen DeGeneres Ellen DeGeneres Kristen Wiig Kristen Wiig Nationality Social Issues Television in the United States the Oscar United States Wiig Mon, 15 Sep 2014 21:11:12 +0000 gregh 17750 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Rob James-Collier says his gay Downton Abbey character will go 'right up to the abyss' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rob-james-collier-says-his-gay-downton-abbey-character-will-go-right-abyss150914 <!--paging_filter--><p> Scheming under-butler Thomas Barrow embarks on a 'harrowing' storyline in show's fifth season</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rob-james-collier-says-his-gay-downton-abbey-character-will-go-right-abyss150914" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/rob-james-collier-says-his-gay-downton-abbey-character-will-go-right-abyss150914#comments Entertainment Abyss actor Barrow butler Downton Abbey ITV Masterpiece Theatre Rob James Rob James-Collier Rob James-Collier Social Issues Television Television in the United Kingdom Thomas Barrow Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:09:47 +0000 gregh 17749 at http://www.gaystarnews.com John Travolta dismisses various gay sexual allegations against him as 'every celebrity’s Achilles heel' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/john-travolta-dismisses-various-gay-sexual-allegations-against-him-every-celebrity%E2%80%99s-achille <!--paging_filter--><p> 'It’s just about people wanting money. That’s all'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/john-travolta-dismisses-various-gay-sexual-allegations-against-him-every-celebrity%E2%80%99s-achille" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/john-travolta-dismisses-various-gay-sexual-allegations-against-him-every-celebrity%E2%80%99s-achille#comments Entertainment Achilles Business Family Relation Film Human Interest John Travolta John Travolta Labor Law Oscar Person Relation Pulp Fiction Saturday Night Fever Urban Cowboy Welcome Back, Kotter Mon, 15 Sep 2014 19:22:08 +0000 gregh 17748 at http://www.gaystarnews.com