In response to an identified need in the gay, lesbian, bisexual and questioning youth communities, Oogachaga has developed a series of ten videos explaining human sexuality. Presented in various formats, with each lasting around 5 minutes, the videos provide answers to questions about sexual orientation, coming out and sexual health, and tackle issues like bullying and what parents can do to support their children. >>>
19/12/2013 | ILGA-LAC - Oficial de Comunicación
Civil society experts are calling for more men to become involved in the response to the escalating pandemic of gender-based violence in Guyana. The call was made at a film screening and panel discussion hosted by the Guyana Equality Forum (GEF), and its partners, on Monday, November 25, 2013 in observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. >>>
19/12/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
A trend is forming from African nations – which already criminalize same sex acts, albeit, through laws inherited from colonial masters – to further put in place legislation that amplify, further criminalize and increase punishment for same sex acts.- DENIS NZIOKA, LGBTI rights activist, Nairobi, Kenya
December 18, 2013
Hindu nationalist BJP senior leader Yashwant Sinha has called for US diplomats who have gay sex on Indian soil to be arrested in response to a diplomatic incident where an Indian diplomat was charged in the US with visa fraud and for paying her housekeeper less than $4 an hour. >>>
The workshop that will build the floats for the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade has opened its doors to start work in preparation for 2014 - while the organization has established a charitable fund to fund major future projects. >>>
An Indian guru has said anyone who supports gay rights must have the ‘gay disease’. Baba Ramdev, a spiritual leader known for popularizing yoga, was asked for his comments on the leaders of the ruling party opposing a law banning homosexuality. Last week, the Supreme Court in India shocked the world by recriminalizing 12.5% of the world’s LGBTI population.
A gay Sikh man who was protesting against the Indian Supreme Court order restoring a ban on gay sex, alleges that he was blacked out of Facebook temporarily after he posted a photograph of himself kissing another man.
After the successful organization of its International Conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina on August 2013, IASSCS invites academic and advocacy/policy oriented institutions with longstanding experience working on sexuality research from a human rights perspective interested in co-organizing and hosting IASSCS 10th International Conference and Post Conference Training (PCT) in 2015.
17/12/2013 | Pan Africa ILGA Regional Communications
The Interim Steering Committee of PAI, Pan Africa ILGA, a federation of 84 LGBTI organizations, is delighted to invite activists from the whole continent to apply for its second regional conference to take place in Nairobi, Kenya from March 24th until March 28th 2014. >>>