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January 13, 2015

Legatus believes homosexuality is a 'disorder' that can be 'cured'

Forrest Gump actor Gary Sinise has pulled out of the annual conference of a Catholic business organization that believes homosexuality is a 'disorder' that can be ‘cured.'

The Oscar-nominated veterans activist today (13 January) said he did not know about Legatus' 'views on personal matters' when he agreed to speak at the summit.

'For me, faith has been a catalyst for my mission to honor the men and women who serve in our nation’s military,' he said.

January 11, 2015

Warns that the ban 'risks exacerbating an already hostile climate against LGBTI in Russia', calls for immediate removal of ban

The Council of Europe's human rights commissioner, Nils Muiznieks, has criticized Russia's new law on road safety that prohibits transgender people from obtaining a driver's license to be 'ridiculous' and 'unlawful'.

January 9, 2015

Listed among the 'mental disorders' that also include fetishism, exhibitionism, compulsive gambling and stealing

Russia has banned transgender people from getting drivers licenses.

The government is blaming too many road accident for the move that lists being transgender as one of the 'mental disorders' that should prevent people from driving.

Other 'disorders' include fetishism, exhibitionism, voyeurism, compulsive stealing, and 'pathological' gambling, according to the BBC.

December 2, 2014

It should be saved for LGBTIs

Sexual minorities have fought long and hard to win the positive use of words about them, including ‘coming out’.

But now ‘coming out’ is under a surprising attack.

Last week, British TV broadcaster Channel 4 aired an investigative documentary, The Paedophile Next Door.

Narrated by historian and filmmaker, Steve Humphries it claimed the UK must radically change the way we treat pedophiles and potential sex offenders.

November 25, 2014

Faith-based book equates homosexuality to pederasty and bestiality

Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran has been suspended for a month without pay for distributing a self-published anti-gay book to his subordinates.

In the book titled Who Told You That You Were Naked?, he identifies himself as a 'devout Christian man' whose first priority as Atlanta Fire Department (AFD) chief was 'to cultivate its culture to the glory of God.'

One passage equates homosexuality to pederasty and bestiality while another describes gay sex as one of several 'vile, vulgar and inappropriate ways which defile their body-temple and dishonor God.'

October 17, 2014

Mia Freedman said neither gay people nor pedophiles can change who they are attracted to

Australian journalist Mia Freedman has 'unreservedly apologized' for comparing gay people to pedophiles on national TV.

The founder of women’s website Mamamia made the comment yesterday night during a debate about the Northern Territory’s plan to set up a public sex offender register on Channel 10's Project TV.

'We accept that gay people can’t change who they love and who they’re sexually attracted to, so why do we think that people who are sexually attracted to children can be rehabilitated,' she said.

June 8, 2014

'The Robertson family’s passion for the Word is infectious and the impact of their ministry is amazing'

The patriarch of a reality show will soon have his own Bible.

January 21, 2014

Russian neo-Nazi leader Maxim Martsinkevich, who posts videos on Youtube of him torturing gay men, has been reportedly arrested in Cuba after fleeing Russia

Anti-gay Russian fugitive Maxim Martsinkevich has been arrested in Cuba.

Wanted in Russia for his ‘extreme’ acts of violence where he lured gay men and young boys with the promise of sex and then taped torturing them, Maxim Martsinkevich also known as Machete is currently detained in Cuba.

Over the weekend Interpol informed the Russian Interior Ministry of Martsinkevich’s arrest, according to Russia’s RIA Novosti.

November 14, 2013

Originally believed to be South African, the Swazi student was made to strip, simulate oral sex with a beer bottle and had his head forcibly shaved

A ‘traumatized’ Swazi student who was tortured by a homophobic Russian gang has returned to his home country.

According to Swaziland government sources, the 20-year-old man was studying at Shukhov State Technological University in Belgorod when he was lured to an apartment by the anti-gay terrorist group Occupy Pedophilia.

April 19, 2013

New York woman was jailed with men despite being arrested for a crime only a woman can commit

A transgender woman may be seeking legal action after she was arrested for exposing her breasts and being jailed with men in Georgia.

Ashley Del Valle, 38, from New Yorkm was arrested by Savannah police for indecent exposure on 14 April.

She was placed in a various cells in the men’s prison ward for four days before her family posted her $3,500 (€2,680) bail.

March 11, 2013

Viral sensation goes homophobic as supporters of Jamaica's so-called Buggery Law create a video comparing homosexuality to bestiality and pedophilia

While the majority of ‘Harlem Shake’ videos have been harmless, one has taken the craze to a very homophobic place.

In a video uploaded at the weekend (9 March), a Jamaican contribution the viral sensation compares gay people to pedophiles, and ‘zoophiles’ – meaning people who like to have sex with animals.

Urging gay people be imprisoned for showing affection in public, the video is in response to local efforts to repeal the so-called ‘Buggery Law’.

February 23, 2013

Real depictions of gay sex are apparently more shocking than real man-on-donkey action as Australian censors ban a gay movie that was due to screen at LGBT film festivals across the country this year

Australian film censors have banned a movie that contains real sex between two male actors less than a year after they allowed a documentary that contained actual depictions of bestiality to screen at festivals.

I Want Your Love, by American filmmaker Travis Mathews had been scheduled to screen at LGBT film festivals around Australia this year but the Australian Classification Board decided to ban it instead.

January 4, 2013

Simon Walsh, a gay former aide to London Mayor Boris Johnson, was cleared of all charges in ‘extreme porn’ case but fall-out continues

British government officials – and Policing Minister, Damian Green, MP – were today accused of spreading deliberate disinformation about the reasons for prosecuting gay barrister Simon Walsh in 2012 for possession of extreme porn.

Damian Green, in particular, is singled out as needing to explain why, in respect of such a controversial legal initiative, he appeared to be smearing Walsh by linking him to practices that formed no part of the case against him.

November 8, 2012

British Prime Minister warns against online gossip about a rumored pedophile ring at Number 10

British Prime Minister David Cameron fears a 'witch hunt' against gays over child abuse claims.

The Conservative Party leader was confronted over rumors of a Number 10 pedophile ring while appearing on daytime TV show This Morning today (7 November).

After presenter Phillip Schofield handed him a list of suspected child abusers circulating online, he claimed Cameron knew them and pushed him to comment on what action he intended to take.

However, the PM did not look at the names and urged people to take any information on the issue to the police.

September 15, 2012

Australia’s Classification Board has allowed a film depicting real sex between men and donkeys to screen at festivals just two years after it blocked the screening of a film depicting real sex between men

Australian censors have allowed the screening of a documentary that contains footage of real sex between men and donkeys just two years after they refused a permit to screen a movie that contained real sex between men.

The documentary Donkey Love, which explores a Colombian folk tradition of men having sex with donkeys, was approved by the Australian Classification Board for screening at this year’s Sydney Underground Film Festival and Melbourne Underground Film Festival.

July 16, 2012

How to differentiate between a healthy sex life and a sex addiction that is out of control

Gay men have a fairly well-deserved reputation for generally being pre-occupied with sex. While saunas, sex-on-premises venues and sex parties are still the go-to option for many guys looking for a sexual release, the rapid growth of location-based dating apps such as Grindr have, for some guys, elevated the search for sex to a 24-7 occupation.

For some people, a constant need for sex can become a compulsion, an all-consuming obsession that health professionals describe as a ‘sex addiction’.

June 1, 2012

'Not what I meant to say at all. Being gay is not a choice'

CNN's Ashleigh Banfield said on Friday (1 June) that she misspoke when she said during a broadcast this week that 'homosexuality is a lifestyle choice by people.'

Banfield's comment came during an interview with Kansas Pastor Curtis Knapp lit up the Twitterverse and she quickly became the target of a lot of criticism. Knapp believes the federal government should put all gays and lesbians to death.