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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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Review | Learn the ancient lessons of Hypatia of Alexandria

Hypatia | The Blue Room Theatre | Til Oct 7 | ★ ★ ★ ★ ½  “My name is Hypatia, and I’m going to die.” That’s not a spoiler, friends. Those who know their history well may have heard of Hypatia of Alexandria. Scholar, astronomer, mathematician, teacher and leader of the Neoplatonic School in Roman-occupied Alexandria in […]

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Police in Egypt using Grindr to locate and arrest gay/bi men

Police in Egypt using Grindr to locate and arrest gay/bi men

Law enforcement agents in Egypt are reportedly using LGBTIQ+ dating apps to track and arrest gay and bisexual men. An anonymous source told CairoScene that apps such as Grindr are being used to target queer men in across the country. “There have been a number of arrests in the last few months linked to these […]

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Egyptian Men Arrested for Gay Wedding Video

Egyptian Men Arrested for Gay Wedding Video

Police in Egypt are in the process of arresting a number of men due to their participation in an unofficial gay wedding. The wedding was held on a riverboat on the Nile in April of this year. Footage of the ceremony went viral on social media and was broadcast online on Aljadeed TV. Some are […]

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