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North Korea may be hiding spiraling rates of new cases of HIV

North Korea may be hiding spiraling rates of new cases of HIV

North Korea has long claimed that there are negligible cases of HIV been transmitted in the rogue state, but a new report suggests the complete opposite may be the reality. Last year on World AIDS Day North Korea claimed it had zero new transmissions of HIV in the previous year, a claim that seemed unlikely […]

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More than 100 religious leaders voice their support for marriage equality

More than 100 religious leaders voice their support for marriage equality

More than 100 religious leaders from all major religions in Australia have signed a joint statement calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to legislate for civil marriage equality now. This joint statement, organised by The Equality Campaign, ┬árecognises that civil marriage equality is based on the values of love and commitment and is about ensuring […]

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South Korean soldier given jail time for sex with his partner

South Korean soldier given jail time for sex with his partner

An army captain in South Korea has been handed a suspended prison term in a ruling from a military court for having sex with his male partner. South Korean conscription laws ensure the nation’s men are made to serve approximately two years in the military, due to their proximity and long-standing conflict with neighbour North […]

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North Korean Media Criticizes Michael Kirby

North Korean Media Criticizes Michael Kirby

Former High Court Judge Michael Kirby has been criticized by the North Korean media after he made a presentation on the state of human rights in the communist nation. The Korea Central News Agency (KCNA) referred to Kirby as “disgusting old lecher with a 40-odd-year-long career of homosexuality”. Kirby made a presentation as chairperson of […]

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