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Delta Airlines Accused of Straight-Washing Rocketman Film

Delta Airlines has been accused of straight-washing the Elton John musical biopic, Rocketman by cutting out certain scenes in its inflight edited version.  The controversy...
Apicha Community Health Centre PrEP

Too Political? Instagram Blocks PrEP Ad

Social media giant Instagram has blocked a U.S based health centres advertisement for PrEP, on the basis that it was "too political." The health care...
UGANDA LGBTI

Pressure Mounts On Ugandan Government Following LGBTI Arrests

The Ugandan government is facing widespread criticism and pressure following the arrests of 16 LGBTI activists. Demanding that the charges against the 16 individuals be...
Claudia López Mayor of Bogota colombia

History Made as Colombian City Elects First Woman and Lesbian Mayor

Capital City of Colombia, Bogotá has made history in becoming the first city in the nation to elect a female and lesbian mayor. Claudia López,...
LGBTI Uganda

LGBTI Crackdown With 16 Arrested and Tortured in Uganda

More than 16 men have been arrested and tortured in Uganda following the latest wave of anti-LGBTI sentiment by the nation's government. The men who...
LGB Youth Depression

US Study Shows Depression Rates Twice As High For LGB Teens

A new study out of the United States has shown that LGB teens are approximately twice as likely to have feelings of depression when...
Kerron Clement

Gold Medal Olympian Kerron Clement Comes Out As Gay

Olympic Gold medal-winning American track and field athlete, Kerron Clement, has come out as gay.  33-year-old Clement opened up about his sexuality for the first...
Teboho Klaas

South African Pastor Reinstated After Being Fired For LGBTI-Inclusive Views

The South African pastor who was fired after expressing his pro and inclusive LGBTI views has now been reinstated. Teboho Klaas, a pastor in the...
Marriage Equality Finally Arrives In Northern Ireland

Marriage Equality Finally Arrives In Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's rainbow community is finally celebrating the legalisation of same-sex marriage, after over a decade of fighting for the same rights as the...
Botswana LGBTI

Politicians Using Homophobic Slurs and Hatred Against Political Opponents in Botswana

Politicians in Botswana have been accused of promoting and endorsing homophobia by the local LGBTI community, following a series of anti-LGBTI slurs being used...