‘The United States must pledge before the world that it will not pursue journalists who are shining a light on the secret crimes of the powerful’ –Founder of Wikileaks, Julian Assange
‘Real Ugandan Pride is demonstrated in standing up to oppression despite fearing the abuse, torture and murder inflicted on LGBT at the hands of the corrupt government’ – LGBT activists that hacked a Ugandan government website.
‘One of the amazing things about London is that it’s not only got a declining crime rate, declining murder rate, more theatres than New York, less rainfall than Rome but it’s also one of the few places in the country where the rate of marriage is actually increasing and I see absolutely no reason why that happy state should be denied to anybody in our country and that’s why I’m supporting the Out4Marriage campaign’ – Boris Johnson, Mayor of London.
‘In the nearest future we will contest the authorities’ actions over the 100-year ban on gay pride events in the European Court of Human Rights. Through this we will eventually achieve that the bans are recognized as unlawful, not only for the past, but for the future gay parades in the Russian capital’ – Russian gay rights activist Nikolai Alekseyev.
‘Being seen does have value… A voice does have value. I too am an Olympic medal winner living with HIV’. Australian Olympic Medallist Ji Wallace; coming out as HIV-positive.