The defense in the Rutgers webcam trial began this Friday, March 09, 2012. Dharun, a college student in New Jersey, has been charged with 15 counts, including invasion of privacy and bias intimidation, for allegedly watching and surreptitiously webcasting his roommate Tyler Clementi’s sexual encounter with an other man. >>>
Taylor, an Atlanta Democrat first elected to the General Assembly in 2008, was taking a 6 a.m. flight from Baltimore to Atlanta to emerge as the state legislature’s first openly gay man. Ending his internal struggle over his sexual orientation in such a public manner wasn’t his
choice – the ex boyfriend of his current partner forced the move after distributing an email accusing Taylor of being gay and using the perks of his office to trade for sex.
Last week TV9 aired a sensational and homophobic report on the LGBT community in Hyderabad. Reporters described gays as “slaves to an unnatural lifestyle” and “anti-social”. One man trapped in this “sting operation” attempted to commit suicide. 'AllOut' and other organizations lead the campaign to make TV9 apologize for its homophobic journalism. >>>
25/01/2011 | Charge de Communication Pan Africa ILGA
Ugandan gay rights activists have dared Rolling Stone Editor Guiles Muhame to continue outing gays and lesbians in that country, warning that he may be up for a surprise that could end his career or land him in jail. This after Muhame vowed to continue publishing articles outing Ugandan homosexuals despite a recent court ruling that permanently barred the newspaper from publishing such articles and even instructing the Rolling Stone to pay three plaintiffs damages of over 1.5 million Ugandan Shillings. >>>
A judge has temporarily ordered a tabloid in Uganda to stop publishing lists identifying people it claims are gay after an advocacy organization filed a lawsuit. The order came a day after Rolling Stone – which has no relation to the iconic U.S. music magazine – published a list of people it said were gay, urging readers to report them to police. >>>