Gay Star News http://www.gaystarnews.com/articles/news GSN Feed en Slovakia to vote on same-sex marriage http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/slovakia-vote-same-sex-marriage271114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Prompted by pressure from conservative groups, the referendum could set back the cause of LGBT rights in the predominantly Roman Catholic country</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/slovakia-vote-same-sex-marriage271114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/slovakia-vote-same-sex-marriage271114#comments News Andrej Kiska Civil union Democracy Direct democracy Elections Government Politics President Referendum Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage in Connecticut Same-sex marriage in the United States Social Issues Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:29:25 +0000 davidh 19001 at http://www.gaystarnews.com School principal forbids pupils from doing gay rights project http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/school-principal-forbids-pupils-doing-gay-rights-project271114 <!--paging_filter--><p> The principal of a catholic school in Ottawa, Canada, has stepped in to halt a school project from two 11-year-old pupils on the topic of gay rights.</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/school-principal-forbids-pupils-doing-gay-rights-project271114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/school-principal-forbids-pupils-doing-gay-rights-project271114#comments Family-News News Abortion debate Ann Beauchamp Ann Maloney Egalitarianism Ethics Family Relation Hominina Maloney Mind Ottawa Person Person Communication Personhood Polly Hamilton Quinn Maloney-Tavares Social Issues the Ottawa Citizen Thu, 27 Nov 2014 15:38:18 +0000 davidh 18998 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Former UKIP deputy leader: gay people lead ‘short, miserable lives’ http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-ukip-deputy-leader-gay-people-lead-%E2%80%98short-miserable-lives%E2%80%99271114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Lord Christopher Monckton, the former deputy leader of UK political party UKIP, has launched a no-holds barred attack on LGBTI people</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-ukip-deputy-leader-gay-people-lead-%E2%80%98short-miserable-lives%E2%80%99271114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-ukip-deputy-leader-gay-people-lead-%E2%80%98short-miserable-lives%E2%80%99271114#comments News adviser AIDS British people Christopher Monckton, 3rd Viscount Monckton of Brenchley deputy leader Europe Euroscepticism Gay Gender Homosexuality House of Lords Human behavior Human sexuality Knights of Malta Lesbian LGBT Monckton Monckton Nigel Farage Politics of Europe Sexual orientation Social Issues Tom Cobley UK Independence Party Viscount Monckton Viscount Monckton of Brenchley Thu, 27 Nov 2014 11:36:44 +0000 davidh 18992 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Bangalore police arrest 160 trans women a day after pride http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangalore-police-arrest-160-trans-women-day-after-pride271114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Protesters say the anti-trans 'purge' is unconstitutional</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangalore-police-arrest-160-trans-women-day-after-pride271114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/bangalore-police-arrest-160-trans-women-day-after-pride271114#comments News Al-Hijrah Arbitrary arrest and detention Asia Bangalore Bangalore Bangalore town hall beggar Begging Castration Gender Gender identity Gender studies Geuzen Hijra Hindu law Indian culture Karnataka LGBT LGBT in Pakistan Luck Pride parade Social Issues Third gender Transgender Thu, 27 Nov 2014 09:29:39 +0000 darrenw 18990 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Cyprus police seize trans exhibition after single complaint http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cyprus-police-seize-trans-exhibition-after-single-complaint271114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Organizer is charged with publishing lewd content in a public space</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cyprus-police-seize-trans-exhibition-after-single-complaint271114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/cyprus-police-seize-trans-exhibition-after-single-complaint271114#comments News activist activist and artist artist Asia Complaint Costa Gavrielides Cypriot police Cyprus Cyprus Cyprus dispute Cyprus Police Ethics Government Law Law enforcement in Cyprus Legal professions LGBT Cyprus National security Nicosia Nicosia Ombudsman Paola Revenioti photographer Police Political geography Security Thu, 27 Nov 2014 06:18:56 +0000 darrenw 18986 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Mississippi attorney general appealing judge's ruling striking down gay marriage ban http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/mississippi-attorney-general-appealing-judges-ruling-striking-down-gay-marriage-ban271114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Jim Hood says he has 'statutory duty' to argue the constitutionality of the state's laws</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/mississippi-attorney-general-appealing-judges-ruling-striking-down-gay-marriage-ban271114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/mississippi-attorney-general-appealing-judges-ruling-striking-down-gay-marriage-ban271114#comments News Attorney General California law Carlton W. Reeves Carlton W. Reeves Court of Appeals Jim Hood judge Law LGBT rights in California Mississippi Mississippi Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage in the United States The Clarion-Ledger United States Thu, 27 Nov 2014 03:14:15 +0000 gregh 18984 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee: Gay marriage threatens 'foundation' of society http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-arkansas-governor-mike-huckabee-gay-marriage-threatens-foundation-society261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> ' ... The soul of America is in real trouble'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-arkansas-governor-mike-huckabee-gay-marriage-threatens-foundation-society261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/former-arkansas-governor-mike-huckabee-gay-marriage-threatens-foundation-society261114#comments News ABC Radio Networks Arkansas Arkansas Armed Attack Behavior Commentators Culture Europe Fox News Channel Germany Governor Huck Huckabee Marriage Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee Mike Huckabee presidential campaign Political positions of Mike Huckabee State governments of the United States Television in the United States Victory University Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:35:12 +0000 gregh 18980 at http://www.gaystarnews.com You have to see what this gay politician gave the Pope as an early Christmas present http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/you-have-see-what-gay-politician-gave-pope-early-christmas-present261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> And he didn't even need to unwrap it</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/you-have-see-what-gay-politician-gave-pope-early-christmas-present261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/you-have-see-what-gay-politician-gave-pope-early-christmas-present261114#comments News Catholic Church Christmas European Parliament Francis Gay Gender Homophobia Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexuality leader LGBT social movements MP politician Sexual orientation Technology Ulrike Lunacek Ulrike Lunacek vice president Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:32:11 +0000 joem 18976 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Ivan Massow: 'Gay men do not have a blueprint on how to behave in society' http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ivan-massow-gay-men-do-not-have-blueprint-how-behave-society261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Tory candidate for Mayor of London also claims a straight man is unable to stop the London gay drug problem</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ivan-massow-gay-men-do-not-have-blueprint-how-behave-society261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/ivan-massow-gay-men-do-not-have-blueprint-how-behave-society261114#comments News Business campaigner Gay Gender Human sexuality Ivan Massow Ivan Massow LGBT London Mayor Outing Social Issues Wed, 26 Nov 2014 15:07:43 +0000 joem 18974 at http://www.gaystarnews.com UK gay man, 23, kills himself days after coming out http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-gay-man-23-kills-himself-days-after-coming-out261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> His mother claims her son was 'embarrassed'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-gay-man-23-kills-himself-days-after-coming-out261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-gay-man-23-kills-himself-days-after-coming-out261114#comments News Darren Crotty Katy Skerrett Samaritans Social Issues Suicide Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:28:40 +0000 joem 18971 at http://www.gaystarnews.com UK police report huge rise in recorded anti-gay hate crime http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-police-report-huge-rise-recorded-anti-gay-hate-crime261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> There have been 300 violent homophobic attacks in London alone from January to October this year alone</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-police-report-huge-rise-recorded-anti-gay-hate-crime261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/uk-police-report-huge-rise-recorded-anti-gay-hate-crime261114#comments News Abuse Crimes Ethics Gender Gender-based violence Hate Hate crime Hate crime laws in the United States Homophobia Law London Manchester Scotland Yard Social Issues Trans bashing Violent crime Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:01:38 +0000 joem 18970 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Australia senator introduces gay marriage bill http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia-senator-introduces-gay-marriage-bill261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'I think people ought to have the freedom to choose their own life path'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia-senator-introduces-gay-marriage-bill261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/australia-senator-introduces-gay-marriage-bill261114#comments News Behavior Celebrant Culture David Leyonhjelm Demography Ethology Freedom to Marry Government of Australia Human behavior Kinship and descent Liberal Democrat Liberal Party Marriage Mating Person Party Personal life Philosophy of love Politics of Australia Polyamory Polygamy Same-sex marriage senate Senator Tony Abbott Wed, 26 Nov 2014 08:28:36 +0000 darrenw 18969 at http://www.gaystarnews.com South Africa man gets 30 years for murdering, raping lesbian with toilet brush http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/south-africa-man-gets-30-years-murdering-raping-lesbian-toilet-brush261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'Corrective rape' is common in the country</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/south-africa-man-gets-30-years-murdering-raping-lesbian-toilet-brush261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/south-africa-man-gets-30-years-murdering-raping-lesbian-toilet-brush261114#comments News Africa Arrest Brush Busi Kheswa Conviction Corrective rape Crime Criminal law Duduzile Zozo Ethics Gender Gender-based violence Homophobic violence Human sexuality Law Laws regarding rape Lekgoa Lesley Motleleng Lesbian Lesbianism Lesley Motleleng LGBT Magistrate Murder Person Attributes Rape Sex crimes South Africa South Africa Toilet Toilet brush Tshifiwa Maumela Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:25:40 +0000 darrenw 18968 at http://www.gaystarnews.com US Government decries The Gambia for passing law that jails gays for life http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-government-decries-gambia-passing-law-jails-gays-life261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> The United States Department of State has expressed its dismay that The Gambia has moved forward with a bill that punishes ‘aggravated homosexuality’ with life imprisonment and reports that security forces are actively hunting down LGBTI people</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-government-decries-gambia-passing-law-jails-gays-life261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-government-decries-gambia-passing-law-jails-gays-life261114#comments News Africa Department of State director of public affairs Gambia Jeff Rathke LGBT rights in The Gambia Politics Politics of the Gambia President Social Issues The Gambia United States Yahya Jammeh Yahya Jammeh Wed, 26 Nov 2014 06:19:03 +0000 andrewp 18967 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Brazil marries 160 couples in world's largest mass gay wedding http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/brazil-marries-160-couples-worlds-largest-mass-gay-wedding261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Ceremony is Rio de Janeiro state's fifth such event since 2011</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/brazil-marries-160-couples-worlds-largest-mass-gay-wedding261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/brazil-marries-160-couples-worlds-largest-mass-gay-wedding261114#comments News Behavior Brazil Brazil Brazilian law Business Civil union Claudio Nascimento Collective wedding Coordinator coordinator of Rio Sem Homofobia coordinator of Rio Without Homophobia Culture de Janeiro Employment Relation Ethics Ethology Gender Government Homophobia Homosexuality Hospitality Human behavior Human sexuality Law LGBT rights in Brazil Marriage Politics Rio de Janeiro Rio de Janeiro Rio Sem Homofobia Rio Without Homophobia Same-sex marriage Supreme Court Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:55:17 +0000 darrenw 18966 at http://www.gaystarnews.com US judge strikes down Mississippi same-sex marriage ban http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-judge-strikes-down-mississippi-same-sex-marriage-ban261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> 'The court concludes that Mississippi’s same-sex marriage ban deprives same-sex couples and their children of equal dignity under the law'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-judge-strikes-down-mississippi-same-sex-marriage-ban261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/us-judge-strikes-down-mississippi-same-sex-marriage-ban261114#comments News Business Carlton W. Reeves Defense of Marriage Act District Court Judge Hospitality judge Law Mississippi Politics Politics of the United States Roberta Kaplan Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage in the United States Status of same-sex marriage UN Court United States United States Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:46:41 +0000 Jamesw 18965 at http://www.gaystarnews.com ISIS stones two 'gay men' to death in Syria http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/isis-stones-two-gay-men-death-syria261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Killings are the militant group's first executions for alleged homosexuality</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/isis-stones-two-gay-men-death-syria261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/isis-stones-two-gay-men-death-syria261114#comments News Asia Captain Marvel Comics Deir ez-Zor Deir Ezzor Fertile Crescent Institute for Science and International Security Iraq Iraq Isis Isis Levant Member states of the Arab League Member states of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation Member states of the United Nations Nuclear proliferation Religion Social Issues Stoning Syria Syria Syrian Observatory the ISIS War Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:52:35 +0000 darrenw 18962 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay marriage ban in Arkansas struck down by federal judge http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-marriage-ban-arkansas-struck-down-federal-judge261114 <!--paging_filter--><p> But no marriages yet as ruling put on hold pending possible appeal</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-marriage-ban-arkansas-struck-down-federal-judge261114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-marriage-ban-arkansas-struck-down-federal-judge261114#comments News Arkansas Arkansas California law District Judge Dustin McDaniel judge Kristine Baker LGBT rights in California Same-sex marriage Same-sex marriage in the United States United States Wed, 26 Nov 2014 01:10:56 +0000 gregh 18961 at http://www.gaystarnews.com FA: Trans people can now play pro football http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/fa-trans-people-can-now-play-pro-football251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Football Association in UK has groundbreaking trans policy</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/fa-trans-people-can-now-play-pro-football251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Association football Ball games Delia Johnston Football Games GSN London Sports tackle The Football Association Transgender Transsexualism Wembley Stadium Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:04:57 +0000 trisrs 18957 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Psychologists: Gay propaganda laws meant to help children are hurting them http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/psychologists-gay-propaganda-laws-meant-help-children-are-hurting-them251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> A video ad supporting LGBTI rights in Lithuania can only air after 11pm under the anti-gay law</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/psychologists-gay-propaganda-laws-meant-help-children-are-hurting-them251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/psychologists-gay-propaganda-laws-meant-help-children-are-hurting-them251114#comments News Gay Gender Homophobia Human behavior Human sexuality LGBT social movements Lithuania Lithuania Social Issues Technology Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:51:12 +0000 joem 18956 at http://www.gaystarnews.com New discovery: Evolution can explain why you are gay http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/new-discovery-evolution-can-explain-why-you-are-gay251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> New research shows homosexuality helps humans bond</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/new-discovery-evolution-can-explain-why-you-are-gay251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> News Behavior Bisexuality Diana Fleischman Fertility Gender studies Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexual activity Human sexuality Interpersonal relationships Same-sex sexuality Sexual intercourse Sexual orientation Social Issues Technology University of Portsmouth University of Portsmouth Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:40:42 +0000 trisrs 18955 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay teens beaten nearly to death for having sex in a Ghana mosque http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-teens-beaten-nearly-death-having-sex-ghana-mosque251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Place of worship will need to be 're-sanctified', clerics say</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-teens-beaten-nearly-death-having-sex-ghana-mosque251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-teens-beaten-nearly-death-having-sex-ghana-mosque251114#comments News Ghana Social Issues Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:42:07 +0000 joem 18951 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Customer calls man 'faggot' in Dublin store, cashier responds in the best way possible http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/customer-calls-man-faggot-dublin-store-cashier-responds-best-way-possible251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> A Facebook message has gone viral in Ireland and abroad, proving there are still wonderful people in the world</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/customer-calls-man-faggot-dublin-store-cashier-responds-best-way-possible251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/customer-calls-man-faggot-dublin-store-cashier-responds-best-way-possible251114#comments News Business cashier Dublin Faggot Gender Guy Ireland Labor Law LGBT Panti Panti Bliss Queen Sexual orientation Spar Teletubbies Tue, 25 Nov 2014 13:17:56 +0000 joem 18949 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Gay tycoon Ivan Massow launches bid for London mayor http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-tycoon-ivan-massow-launches-bid-london-mayor251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Policies include more devolution, pedestrianization and a Londoner's Card</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-tycoon-ivan-massow-launches-bid-london-mayor251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/gay-tycoon-ivan-massow-launches-bid-london-mayor251114#comments News activist Candidate Position conservative party entrepreneur entrepreneur and a campaigner Gender Ivan Massow Ivan Massow LGBT London Massow Mayor Outing Person Attributes Section 28 Sexual orientation Social Issues United Kingdom Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:01:54 +0000 darrenw 18947 at http://www.gaystarnews.com Atlanta fire chief gets burned after going on rant about gay sex http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/atlanta-fire-chief-suspended-anti-gay-book251114 <!--paging_filter--><p> Faith-based book equates homosexuality to 'pederasty' and 'bestiality'</p> <p><a href="http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/atlanta-fire-chief-suspended-anti-gay-book251114" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.gaystarnews.com/article/atlanta-fire-chief-suspended-anti-gay-book251114#comments News Anne Torres Atlanta Behavior Business chief Discrimination Gender Glen Paul Freedman Homosexuality Human behavior Human sexuality Kasim Reed Kelvin Cochran Kelvin Cochrane Labor Law LGBT LGBT history LGBT social movements Mayor Paraphilias Pederasty Personal life Sexual orientation Social Issues spokeswoman Were Naked Zoophilia Zoosexuality Tue, 25 Nov 2014 07:13:49 +0000 darrenw 18946 at http://www.gaystarnews.com