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Putin Bans Popular Russian Gay Dating App during Sochi Winter Olympics 2014


SOCHI, Russia – Dmitry T., founder of Hunters, one of the most popular Russian gay hook-up apps, posted on his Facebook page that his app was hacked affecting all its users’ profiles in Russia, on midnight, 1 February. Dmitry said “I can’t believe it! Last night Hunters was hacked. This attack affected over 72,000 users … Continue reading

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Najat Vallaud-Belkacem Affiche le Badge Rainbow


La ministre des Droits des femmes et Porte-parole du gouvernement français Najat Vallaud-Belkacem, d’orgine marocaine, s’est vue confier par François Hollande la mission pour la lutte contre l’homophobie. Par Yasmina Zidane Têtu, le magazine français destiné à la communauté LGBT, nous décrit la rencontre entre Najat Vallaud-Belkacem et les militants LGBT du Maghreb. C’est la première fois … Continue reading

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Interview : vivre son homosexualité en Tunisie


Cross posted sur ilga.org Walid, un jeune tunisien de 19 ans a accepté de répondre aux questions des membres de Za-gay.org autour du thème de l’homosexualité en Tunisie. Q: Religion musulmane : • Question basique et sûrement clichée mais : te considères-tu musulman pratiquant alors que ta religion condamne fortement l’homosexualité ? Et si oui, n’est-ce … Continue reading

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Chinese Expat Pens a Personal Story


Auckland, New Zealand – August, 2012 – a Chinese expat, Dave Yan, who possesses a personal story of dedication, perseverance and ingenuity, released a biographical fiction novel, Over A Year, to celebrate being granted his New Zealand residency. Set in Auckland, the story surrounds the life of an international student, Dave, for the time period … Continue reading

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A Dying Gay Brother Inspires a Children’s Story on Tolerance


In a world where gay rights recognition vary tremendously from recognition of same-sex marriage or other types of partnerships, to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex sexual activity or even expression of identity, many of us are longing for positive change and cutting with prejudices, hate and fear of the different. From such thoughts, … Continue reading

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‘Icontroversy’, Italian Movie to Denounce Homophobia


  From the first sight, ‘Icontroversy’ a short movie directed by Italian graphic designer and director Antonio Prisco gives a feel of anger, darkness and discontent. The short movie to be first screened in Melbourne, Australia is a violent and personal view of the actual social and religious life in Italy. The lead performer in … Continue reading

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Tragic Homophobic Murder of Gay Italian in Tunisia


A tragic and homophobic murder of a Gay Italian in Tunisia sheds light on the vulnerable situation of Tunisian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.   An Italian national tourist, was found dead, murdered, in his apartment in the medina, Hammamet city, a touristic city on the east-northern coasts of Tunisia. Reports indicate he was … Continue reading

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Netherlands Opens it’s Doors to Gay Iraqis


The Dutch government has announced it will grant asylum to LGBT Iraqis, after declaring Iraq is no longer safe for them. Pink Paper – Immigration minister Geert Leers temporarily halted the deportation of gay Iraqis last month after an alert from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs warned it was impossible to be openly gay in … Continue reading

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Homophobia in Tunisia: People Hate Gays Because of What Straight People Do!


By Rahma Sghaier Rahma Sghaier, 19 years old straight girl. She’s a political and judicial sciences student who cares about Human Rights. In her article contribution, Rahma explores from a personal experience the different reasons behind homophobia in Tunisia.   Homophobia in Tunisia is a very common unhealthy attitude. Unlike many people think, homophobia is … Continue reading

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Interview: On the roof with Khalid, LGBT Hero, Model & Writer… Come and have a drink with us!


Most of us are spread around numerous countries living in isolation just because who we are is illegal. Most of us probably went through times feeling like being all alone, going through an identity crisis, a family crisis and a society crisis. In one way or another, the media plays a role into forcing certain … Continue reading

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