PayPal officially states that its users “may not use the PayPal service for activities that [...] promote hate, violence, racial intolerance” but PayPal has become a favorite payment service for anti-LGBT extremists all over the world. PayPal must act immediately to shut down their accounts and ban all sites that promote anti-LGBT hate. >>>
Activists from over 90 countries took action this year around May 17, confirming once more the relevance of the Day as a specific entry point for action. With activity reports, including on media coverage, coming in from many countries, the IDAHO Committee estimates that the Day has provided the opportunity to impact at least 200 million people worldwide. >>>
The Foundation for AIDS Research, is pleased to announce new funding for innovative projects that address HIV/AIDS among gay men, other men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender individuals in Latin America. Grassroots organizations led by or closely linked to MSM/LGBT communities in low- and middle-income countries in Latin America are encouraged to submit relevant proposals. Funds for this round of awards are made available through the generous support of the Elton John AIDS Foundation.
Application Deadline: 11 July 2011, 5:00 p.m. in New York City, USA (GMT/UTC 21:00) >>>
May 17, the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, marks the anniversary of the groundbreaking day in 1990 when the World Health Organization (WHO) officially accepted Homosexuality as a natural variation of human sexuality. >>>