With just under a year to go until the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, Reporters Without Borders activists gathered outside the Russian embassy in Paris today and unfurled a 70-metre-long banner showing the Olympic rings transformed into a bloody knuckleduster to draw attention to the impunity largely enjoyed by those who […]
It’s here. The Equal Marriage filmclip produced by the Equality Network in Scotland. Check out the wonderful cameos from some of Scotland’s finest. I actually let out a little squeal when Sharleen Spiteri and Alan Cumming popped up!
France’s president has signed into law a controversial bill making the country the ninth in Europe, and 14th globally, to legalise gay marriage. On Friday, the Constitutional Council rejected a challenge by the right-wing opposition, clearing the way for Francois Hollande to sign the bill. He said: “I have taken […]
“The fact of his homosexuality gave Harvey an insight into the scars which all oppressed people wear…He believed that no sacrifice was too great a price to pay for the cause of human rights.” Shortly before he was assassinated on November 27, 1978, San Francisco City Supervisor Harvey Milk stated […]
“Let’s not be naive, we’re not talking about a simple political battle; it is a destructive pretension against the plan of God. … At stake are the lives of many children who’ll be discriminated against in being deprived of the human growth that God wanted to be given through a father […]
We’ve been keeping a fairly tight lip on the Cardinal O’Brien situation of late, partly because of the confusing mix of schadenfreude and pity that we’ve been feeling, but mainly because at the heart of matter, there are several innocent parties that have been subjected to his heinous behavior. However, […]
“Sadly you still think your pronouncements will be accepted without question by a meek credulous herd. You have spent far too much time telling us just how sinful we are while drawing veils of respectability over your own grievous wrongdoings”. Anonymous Dear Archbishop, I listened to your letter of Sunday […]
Michael Burge guest blogs for LGBTicons.com about Australia and his fight for Equality. “Jono and I never discussed the legalities of our relationship. We were married in every sense of the word, but we were blissfully ignorant of how precarious our legal status was. The aftermath of his death revealed […]