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Australia Boots Iranian Cleric Who Says Gays Must Die

17/06/2016 21:50
In the wake of the Orlando massacre, Sheikh Farrokh Bahram Sekaleshfar’s incitement to murder is seen as too much for Canberra. Sheikh Farrokh Bahram Sekaleshfar, a Shia cleric of Iranian descent, sits opposite a reporter from the Australian TV network ABC. He is about to be kicked out of the...

Gay rep.: Blood donation ban for gay men must be overturned

13/06/2016 09:27
Anger is re-emerging over the federal government's ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men in the wake of a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., that left 50 people dead. “Gay. Men. In. Orlando. Can’t. Give. Blood. To. Their. Bleeding. Battered. Community. Dear @US_FDA, CHANGE...

Omar Mateen Identified As Orlando Club Shooter

13/06/2016 09:19
Authorities say he was a 29-year-old American citizen. Omar Mateen — a man who had been on the FBI’s radar twice — has been identified by officials as the gunman who killed 50 people and left at least 53 injured at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, early Sunday. Mateen, a 29-year-old American citizen...

Orlando Gunman’s Father Says Son Was Upset By Gay Kiss, Not Motivated By Religion

13/06/2016 09:14
“We’re apologizing for the whole incident,” his father said. The father of suspected Orlando gunman Omar Mateen says his son was not driven by religious ideology, but did grow upset after seeing two gay men kissing in Miami a few months ago. In a statement to NBC News, Mir Seddique said his family...

Deadliest Mass Shooting In U.S. History Leaves More Than 50 Dead At Gay Orlando Nightclub

13/06/2016 09:02
“We are investigating this from all points of perspective as an act of terrorism.” At least 50 are dead and 53 injured. The gunman was killed by police The FBI had questioned the shooter twice, but he still legally obtained guns U.S. officials have said there is no evidence of a direct link to ISIS...

Bernie Ecclestone 'completely agrees' with Vladimir Putin on homosexuality

21/02/2014 22:22
Bernie Ecclestone has spoken of his "great admiration" for Vladimir Putin and says he "completely agrees" with the Russian president's views on homosexuality. In an interview with CNN the Formula One chief executive claimed that Putin's policies on gay rights – which have included telling gay...

Rights group releases video of Russia anti-gay attacks ahead of Sochi

06/02/2014 14:59
The treatment of Russia‘s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is once again in the spotlight as the Olympic Games‘ opening ceremony draws closer. Human Rights Watch released a compilation of videos posted on social media in Russia, depicting the harassment, humiliation and abuse...

Sochi 2014: No gay people in city, says mayor

28/01/2014 09:03
The mayor of Sochi, host of the Winter Olympics, has said there are no gay people in the city. Anatoly Pakhomov said homosexuals were welcome at the Games - as long as they "respect Russian law" and "don't impose their habits on others". Opposition leader Boris Nemtsov said there were several gay...

Swiss Guard veteran claims existence of 'gay network' at the Vatican

21/01/2014 14:46
Former commandant Elmar Mäder says there is a 'secret society of homosexuals' at Holy See, and that it imperils pope's security. A former commander of the Swiss Guard, the small force of men whose job it is to protect the pope, has said there is "a network of homosexuals" within the Vatican, the...

Thomas Hitzlsperger announces he is gay in newspaper interview

08/01/2014 21:05
Thomas Hitzlsperger has become the most high-profile footballer to come out, announcing on Wednesday that he is gay. The former Aston Villa, West Ham and Everton player has given a long interview to the German paper Die Zeit, in which he says that he is talking about his sexuality because he wants...
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