Muslim outsider is Mister Gay finalistby Ivano Abbadessa - 2016.03.04
For the first time ever, one of the finalists of Mister Gay Belgium is a Muslim. Abdellah Bijat is a 22-year-old of Moroccan origin who hopes to break the taboos surrounding Islam and homosexuality by taking part in the men’s beauty contest. He says: “In the Koran it says that we should be tolerant and open. That means respecting others, no matter what their preferences are.” The final will take place on 28 May in Antwerp. And by then the charismatic Abdellah, with strong support from friends and family, hopes to get the most votes.
Don’t call me Alexandra, word of the first transgender gondolier
«My name is Alex Hai, and I am transgender. The correct pronouns to use when referring to me are he/him/his». This is what we can read in a post recently published by a gondolier in Venice on his Fb profile. About him everything has been said or written and he Read More.
European Court blasts Russia ‘gay propaganda’ law
A Russian law that bans gay “propaganda” encourages homophobia and discrimination, the European court of human rights has ruled. Three Russian gay rights activists brought the case against the 2013 federal statute, widely known as the “gay propaganda” law, after they were arrested between 2009-12 for protesting against local anti-gay Read More.
Stories of consolation for women who discovered their husbands were gay
Girls, if you ended up marrying a gay man without having known it, the following stories should make you feel better. Even, if only to show you that you are in good company. Take the numerous wives in Hollywood, for example, whose marriages ended when “he” decided to come out, Read More.
Showstopper in Serbian politics: lesbian Prime Minister
Woman and lesbian, new Prime Minister of Serbia, Ana Brnabic, has uprooted taboos in one of the most conservative and homophobic countries in Europe.42 years old, declared homosexual, she was just sworn in by the new president of the country, Aleksandar Vucic. “It is a great honor for me, but, at Read More.
5 key findings about LGBT Americans
The Pew Research Center has diffused five data about the LGBT community in the USA. 1) Americans are becoming more accepting in their views of LGBT people and homosexuality in general, and the number of people identifying as LGBT has grown in recent years. For example, 63% of Americans said in Read More.
Now anti-gay pride becomes a contest
A competition to award the best video that explains how to "prevent" homosexuality. The initiative that has already caused hysteria around the world, was launched in Malaysia, and is part of a more extensive governmental initiative aimed at preventing the new generations from being afflicted with this “pathology” that causes Read More.