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UK teacher banned from profession over gay statements

UK teacher banned from profession over gay statements

A British school teacher who told children that “gay people have a disease” has been banned from the profession. Joshua Onduso was teaching at a specialist school for students who have difficulty attending regular school, many of the students have emotional and mental health issues. In May 2015 when students asked the teacher what he […]

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United Nations condemns latest gay raid in Indonesia

United Nations condemns latest gay raid in Indonesia

The United Nations has condemned the latest crackdown on LGBT people in Indonesia, as well as recent actions in Egypt and Azerbaijan. Last week over 50 men were detained in Jakarta after a raid at a sauna. Homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, but vague laws relating to pornography as often used to raid establishments […]

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Indonesian police arrest over 50 men at Jakarta ‘gay spa’.

Indonesian police arrest over 50 men at Jakarta ‘gay spa’.

Police in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta have raided what they describe as a ‘gay spa’, and arrested 51 men. The men have been arrested under pornography and prostitution laws. Homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, except in the northern province of Aceh, but the country’s vague pornography laws are increasingly used by authorities to […]

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US pastor completely misunderstands Australia’s postal survey on marriage

US pastor completely misunderstands Australia’s postal survey on marriage

Pastor Mike Hoggard is the Pastor of Bethel Church in Festus, Missouri and he takes to YouTube to make long ranting videos commenting on the state of the world. Recently some Australian listeners wrote to him and asked him to pray for Australia in light of the High Court challenge against the Australian government’s postal […]

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Chile’s President announces bill for marriage equality

Chile’s President announces bill for marriage equality

Chile’s President Michelle Bachelet has confirmed plans to introduce a bill to allow same-sex couples to marry. The bill would change the language of the nation’s marriage laws to be more inclusive. “Marriage is a solemn contract by which two people, of the same or different sex, unite themselves, and for life, in order to live […]

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South African politician assaults woman because she said he was gay

South African politician assaults woman because she said he was gay

South Africa’s Deputy Education Minister has issued an apology after admitting he assaulted a woman in a nightclub. Mduduzi Manana has admitted that he slapped a woman in the face after she called him “gay”. The assault took place after an argument broke out in a Johannesburg nightclub. The MP has apologised for his actions […]

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Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

Israeli man ordered to stay away from Pride parade

An Israeli man has been ordered to stay out of the city of Jerusalem until the day after the city’s Pride Parade has concluded after he made online threats against the event. The man from Beit Dagan, in the country’s central region, was arrested and detained by police after he posted the threats on Facebook. […]

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Mass arrests in Nigeria for ‘homosexual acts’

Mass arrests in Nigeria for ‘homosexual acts’

Nigerian media have reported that over 40 men have been arrested for participating in homosexual activity. The arrests were made over the weekend. A hotel in the Lagos state was cordoned off while police investigated the people inside. In Nigeria homosexuality is punishable by 14 year imprisonment. While anyone caught showing same-sex affection in public, […]

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Absolut vodka highlights criminalisation of homosexuality

A new campaign from Absolut Vodka highlights the 72 countries around world where being gay is still illegal. The ‘Kiss with Pride‘ campaign features a series of posters of same sex couples kissing, all of the people featured are from nations that outlaw same-sex activity. As the United Kingdom marks 50 years since the decriminalisation […]

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Trump bans transgender people from the US military

Trump bans transgender people from the US military

US President Donald Trump has announced that transgender people will no longer be allowed to serve in America’s military. The President made the announcement via a series of early morning Twitter posts, but did not clarify when the ban would be implemented and how it would affect thousands of transgender people currently serving in the […]

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