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April 13, 2012

On 100th anniversary of ship's sinking, historian examines two prominent passengers' sexuality

On the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, a historian has published an essay that contains fresh speculation two of the ship’s most famous and fashionable passengers were gay.

James Gifford’s writing studies the lives of two passengers aboard Titanic. The ship set sail on 10 April 1912 and sunk four days later, 375 miles (600 kilometers) south of Newfoundland, Canada.

December 26, 2011

Canadian singer and student in Hong Kong, Joey Basha, goes missing over Christmas

Concern is growing for LGBT student Joey Basha who went missing in Hong Kong before Christmas.

Originally from St John's, Newfoundland, Canada, Basha lives in Hong Kong, working for UMO Pharmaceuticals/JP as a medical writer and researcher.

The 25-year-old is also studying at the University of Hong Kong and due to graduate in 2012 with a masters in International Public Affairs. And in his spare time he is a popular singer in HK band Milkteeth.