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November 6, 2013

Omar Kuddus asks if LGBTI activism has become dominated by ‘fashions’ and whether a focus on Russia is distracting from the wider struggle for rights

Whilst the world’s and media’s attention is focused on the plight of Russian LGBTIs, we must not forget homosexuality is illegal in 76 countries.

With the Winter Olympics Sochi in 2014 and Russia’s anti-gay propaganda laws firmly in place, not a day goes by without some news about the conditions Russian homosexuals face under the heinous anti-gay propaganda laws.

April 17, 2012

A gay teacher from Scotland denies he had sex with Seychelles man in public

A British man jailed for three years for having drunken gay sex in public in Dubai claims he was only having a 'kiss and a cuddle'.

Despite confessing to the charges in court, Paul Brandt, a teacher from Scotland, spoke from the Gulf state's Al Aweer jail saying there was no sex involved.

'It was just a kiss and a cuddle,' the 28-year-old said, The Scottish Sun reported.

April 12, 2012

British and Sychelles nationals sentenced to three years jail for drunken gay sex in Dubai. And Bangladeshi men get six months for toilet sex

Two men have been sentenced for three years in jail for having drunken gay sex in public in Dubai.

That's according to a report in The National, an Emirates-based English paper yesterday (11 April).

Two Bangladeshi men have also been arrested for having gay sex in a public toilet and will be deported after serving six months in jail.