TV Channel 3 has vowed to make its programming more suitable for viewers of all ages by adding more children's shows and reducing the number of soap operas. While you're at it, the government has said, katoey roles should only be given to katoey. Hopefully that will stop little boys from copying their behaviour.
It’s a simple headline that will change the life of California Assemblymember Cathleen Galgiani – and she apparently hopes – the lives of LGBT teens, as well.
“Galgiani says she’s gay” the Stockton newspaper The Record posted starkly online on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 1:16pm. Within hours the headline and the brief story were picked up and reported on throughout the state of California. >>>
The second annual lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) pride parade in southern Taiwan will take place in Kaohsiung this Saturday. Hoping to maintain the momentum of last year’s success, when about 2,000 people participated, the group has made “Out and Out” the theme of this year’s event to encourage more people to stand out and express their support.
29/08/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Egypt’s gays emerged buoyed from the uprising that toppled President Hosni Mubarak in February. Increasingly visible and willing to speak up, they show how upheavals across the Arab world could prove to be social and cultural revolutions, albeit with uncertain outcomes. >>>
One of the unique traits of booming Tagum City is that it celebrates a festival every month (14 festivals and counting). What is even more compelling is that it gives a special tribute to the gay community by celebrating their freedom of choice and lifestyle through what could be Mindanao’s biggest and longest gathering of gaiety among the 'third sex.' >>>
Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community in Singapore face oppression, both societal and institutionalized. There are also many groups in Singapore working to raise awareness about LGBT rights, though. One of the most prominent of those groups is Pink Dot Singapore, which was formed in 2008. On Saturday, the group will hold its third mass public gathering at Hong Lim Park, which was designated the Singapore’s Speaker’s Corner in 2000, making it a safe zone for free speech and demonstrations.
09/06/2011 | ILGA-LAC equipo de comunicacion
Earlier we told you that the churches view the claim on gay rights brought against the attorney general by UNIBAM as an attack on the moral fiber of the nation. According to the UNIBAM executive president, however, the lawsuit is simply a means by which homosexuals are standing up for their basic human rights through advocacy at the Supreme Court Level. If you haven’t made up your mind on the issue, Caleb Orosco defended his case in the next lines. >>>
Toni Reis, president of the national LGBT association ‘ABGLT’, was agreeably surprised by the number. “We expected the figure to be lower than this. In a heternormative society many gay and lesbian people prefer not to reveal this sort of information for fear of discrimination,” he said. >>>