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June 12, 2013

Six summits down, one to go, Cason Crane is on his way to being the first openly gay person to climb the seven highest summits in the world

Young mountaineer Cason Crane made it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest summit in the world, last week.

The Himalayan mountain is the sixth in Crane's seven summit challenge he has given himself to raise awareness and money for suicide prevention for LGBT youth.

March 28, 2013

LGBT youth in Singapore meet Cason Crane before he heads to Everest, his sixth mountian

Twenty-year-old American Cason Crane, who has climbed five of the world's highs mountains to raise money for LGBT youth suicide prevention, is in Singapore tomorrow.

Crane will meet with young LGBT people under 25 at an event organized by Young Out Here.

December 7, 2012

Ugandan paper has published graphic photos allegedly of the head of the country's main football team having gay sex with a young team player 

Red Pepper, a Ugandan daily has published today (7 December) graphic photos allegedly depicting the head of the country’s prime football team ‘sodomising’ a young team player.

A photo depicting Chris Mubiru having anal sex with a young man covered the entire front page of the paper entitled: ‘SMOKED OUT! Uganda Cranes boss nabbed sodomising players – Shocking pictures inside’.

The paper printed five striking photos of the head of Cranes football team allegedly in the process of ‘sodomising’ a young team player.

June 29, 2012

Documentary inspired by YouTube video made by Shane Bitney Crone about his partner's death and its aftermath

Filmmaker Shane Bitney Crone lost the love of his life in 2011.

He and Tom Bridegroom had been together for six years when Tom died after falling off of a roof while taking photos of their best friend.

Crane’s grief over losing his partner was compounded by the heartless actions of Bridegroom’s homophobic family who threatened him with violence if he tried to attend the funeral and made no mention of him in the funeral program.