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Ellen Boycotts Hotels over Brunei Gay Stoning Law

Ellen Boycotts Hotels over Brunei Gay Stoning Law

Ellen Degeneres has backed the boycott of a series of hotels owned by the Sultan of Brunei due to the country’s proposed new penal code, which includes death by stoning for a number of acts including same sex sexual activity. The Dorchester Collection hotel chain has seen a number of high profile boycotts over the […]

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Brunei Delays Law Allowing Stoning for Gay Sex

Brunei Delays Law Allowing Stoning for Gay Sex

The introduction of Brunei’s new penal code that includes stoning as a punishment for sodomy has been delayed. The new laws were planned to be implemented on April 22nd. According to the Brunei Times, Jauyah Zaini, assistant director of Brunei’s Islamic Legal Unit has said that the implementation of the law was postponed “due to […]

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Pat Robertson Laments Lack of Stonings in Modern America

Pat Robertson Laments Lack of Stonings in Modern America

American conservative religious commentator Pat Robertson has described modern America’s practice of not stoning homosexuals as “the way it is.” Robertson’s television show had just aired a story on a Colorado baker who had refused to sell a wedding cake to a gay couple. Robertson took a what would Jesus approach to the situation. “I […]

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