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Survey shows decrease in anti-LGBTI+ attitudes in Nigeria

A new survey conducted by Vivid Rain in conjunction with The Initiative for Equal Rights has shown a gradual increase in acceptance of LGBTIQ+ people in Nigeria. The biennial series was carried out across Nigeria’s 36 states in an attempt to understand how Nigerians view LGBTIQ+ issues in the nation. “Although Nigerians have consistently shown […]

Report shows increase in anti-LGBTIQ+ violence during Stonewall 50th

Report shows increase in anti-LGBTIQ+ violence during Stonewall 50th

A new report out of the US has highlighted an increase in violence against the LGBTIQ+ community as the nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots earlier this year. Pride and Pain: A Snapshot of Anti-LGBTIQ Hate and Violence during Pride Season 2019 was released by the National Coalition of Anti-Violence Programs, monitoring […]

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LGBTIQ+ video-makers launch discrimination case against YouTube

LGBTIQ+ video-makers launch discrimination case against YouTube

A collection of LGBTIQ+ YouTube creators have teamed up to file a lawsuit against the video giant, and its parent company Google, for discriminatory practice. The suit was brought against YouTube by five LGBTIQ+ channels, who all allege that the video service hides their videos, denies advertising and removes subscribers by hiding videos that are […]

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FBI arrests man who was allegedly planning to fire bomb Vegas gay bars

FBI arrests man who was allegedly planning to fire bomb Vegas gay bars

The FBI have arrested a man who allegedly planned to firebomb gay bars and Synagogues in Las Vegas. Connor Climo was arrested last week after investigators found the implements for an explosive device in his home. An FBI task force found that Climo had regularly used derogatory anti semitic and homophobic slurs online and had […]

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Cyprian Bishop may be the first person prosecuted under new hate laws

Cyprian Bishop may be the first person prosecuted under new hate laws

A Greek Orthodox bishop in Cyprus who claims gay men are the result of their mothers enjoying anal sex might become the first person to be prosecuted under new hate laws in the country. Church of Cyprus bishop Neophytos Masouras was ridiculed after sharing his thinking on how gay people are created. Speaking to a […]

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Calls for Candice Keller to resign over shooting comments

Calls for Candice Keller to resign over shooting comments

There are calls for Ohio Republican politician Candice Keller to resign over her recent comments about gun massacres, including people from with her own party who want her to step down. In the wake of two mass shootings in the USA, which saw 30 people killed and over 50 injured, Keller took to Facebook and […]

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US lawmaker blames gay and transgender people for mass shootings

US lawmaker blames gay and transgender people for mass shootings

In the wake of another two mass shootings in the USA, which saw 29 people killed and over 50 injured, a politician in Ohio has blamed gay marriage and transgender people as some of the causes. Candice Keller, who is in the state legislature, took to Facebook and listed a long line of people she […]

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Conversion therapy under the spotlight in Singapore

Conversion therapy under the spotlight in Singapore

A church in Singapore is facing a backlash after posting videos of people saying they have been able to turn away from same-sex attraction after following the church’s teachings. Critics say the approach is an example of conversion therapy, but the church has defended its approach arguing that people voluntarily follow their program and they […]

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Trump says he will oversee the end of the AIDS epidemic in America

Trump says he will oversee the end of the AIDS epidemic in America

US President Donald Trump has declared America is on the way to seeing the end of the AIDS epidemic, and cures for cancers – during a campaign rally in Cincinnati. “The things we’re doing in our country today, there’s never been anything like it,” Trump said at a rally in Cincinnati. “We will be ending […]

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Polish archbishop warns of “rainbow plague” sweeping the country

Polish archbishop warns of “rainbow plague” sweeping the country

The Archbishop of Krakow, Marek Jedraszewski, has warned parishioners Poland is in danger because of a “rainbow plague” sweeping the country. In a sermon given to mark the 75th anniversary of the Warsaw uprising by Polish resistance fighters against Nazi occupation, the Catholic Archbishop said the country was now facing a threat from a “rainbow plague” […]

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