Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men facing homosexuality charge

Reuters published this video item, entitled “Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men facing homosexuality charge” – below is their description. A judge in a Nigerian court on Tuesday threw out a case against 47 men charged with public displays of affection with members of same sex, ending what had widely been seen as … Read more Nigerian judge throws out case against 47 men facing homosexuality charge

‘Francesco’ Director Praises Pope Francis’ Inclusive Views On Homosexuality | NBC News NOW

NBC News published this video item, entitled “‘Francesco’ Director Praises Pope Francis’ Inclusive Views On Homosexuality | NBC News NOW” – below is their description. “For him it is important not to label people,” said Evgeny Afineevsky. “The homosexual person, or a straight person, he is not trying to divide these, because he is looking … Read more ‘Francesco’ Director Praises Pope Francis’ Inclusive Views On Homosexuality | NBC News NOW

Netflix and Amazon Rewrite Bollywood Rules With Focus on Women

Bloomberg QuickTake: Now published this video item, entitled “Netflix and Amazon Rewrite Bollywood Rules With Focus on Women” – below is their description. A supernatural film celebrating a female vigilante who’s mistaken for a witch. A biopic about one of India’s first woman combat pilots. And a Mumbai take on “Sex in the City” featuring … Read more Netflix and Amazon Rewrite Bollywood Rules With Focus on Women

Women and LGBTQ+ Groups March Against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko

Bloomberg QuickTake News published this video item, entitled “Women and LGBTQ+ Groups March Against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko” – below is their description. Women and LGBTQ+ groups are leading a march in Minsk, Belarus to call for the resignation of President Alexander Lukashenko. Lukashenko extended his 26-year rule in August, in a vote the opposition saw … Read more Women and LGBTQ+ Groups March Against Belarus’s Alexander Lukashenko

Ex-Australian PM given top UK trade role

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Ex-Australian PM given top UK trade role” – below is their description. Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has been handed a top job advising the UK government on trade – despite a string of allegedly homophobic and sexist comments. Senior LGBT supporters including Sir Ian McKellen and … Read more Ex-Australian PM given top UK trade role

BREAKING: Ex-Australian PM given top UK trade role

Sky News published this video item, entitled “BREAKING: Ex-Australian PM given top UK trade role” – below is their description. Former Australian prime minister Tony Abbott has been handed a top job advising the UK government on trade – despite a string of allegedly homophobic and sexist comments. Senior LGBT supporters including Sir Ian McKellen … Read more BREAKING: Ex-Australian PM given top UK trade role

‘Would you go for a beer with Tony Abbott?’

Sky News published this video item, entitled “‘Would you go for a beer with Tony Abbott?’” – below is their description. Transport Secretary Grant Shapps refused to be drawn on whether he would support any role by Tony Abbott in UK trade talks. Australia’s former prime minister has been criticised for his views on women, … Read more ‘Would you go for a beer with Tony Abbott?’

LGBT Couples in Russia Face Greater Legislative Prejudice After Constitution Change

(AP) At the Lagutenko wedding in 2017, the couple exchanged vows, rings and kisses in front of friends and relatives, then took a traditional drive in a limousine, stopping at landmarks for photos. But because they are both women, the wedding was not legal in Russia. If they had any hopes they could someday officially … Read more LGBT Couples in Russia Face Greater Legislative Prejudice After Constitution Change

Israel Mark Global Pride Day Amid Rise in Coronavirus Cases

Hundreds of LGBTQ supporters attended the annual gay pride rally in Jerusalem on Sunday, under police protection and amid Covid-19 social distancing measures. Events were also held in the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv, Haifa and Beersheva. During the Jerusalem rally, a minute of silence was held for Shira Banki, a 16-year-old girl who was … Read more Israel Mark Global Pride Day Amid Rise in Coronavirus Cases

‘Beaten and Left For Dead’: LGBTQ+ Refugees Face Persecution, Find Shelter in Kenya

Members of the LBGTQ+ community in parts of East Africa face discrimination that has forced many to flee their home countries for Kenya. Kenya has become a haven as the only African nation where someone can seek asylum and be registered as a refugee based on their LBGTQ status. Yet once in Kenya, they can … Read more ‘Beaten and Left For Dead’: LGBTQ+ Refugees Face Persecution, Find Shelter in Kenya

LGBTQ clubbers exposed to COVID-19 in South Korea afraid to come forward | The World

A new cluster of coronavirus cases in South Korea has been linked to a person who visited several gay nightclubs, sparking panic and homophobia. Journalist Raphael Rashid tells The World that in a country where homosexuality remains taboo, contact tracing has been made even more difficult as many patrons are reluctant to come forward for … Read more LGBTQ clubbers exposed to COVID-19 in South Korea afraid to come forward | The World

South Korea braces for second wave after nightclub outbreak

South Korean authorities are racing to track the root of a fresh outbreak linked to a cluster of nightclubs, the task made harder by stigma associated with homosexuality in the socially conservative country. South Korea’s handling of the initial coronavirus outbreak was widely praised, and how it deals with this latest spike will be closely … Read more South Korea braces for second wave after nightclub outbreak

South Korea police promise anonymity to track outbreak in gay clubs

South Korean authorities said Tuesday they were using mobile phone data to trace Seoul nightclub visitors as they try to tackle a coronavirus cluster, promising anonymity to those being tested due to the stigma surrounding homosexuality. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more South Korea police promise anonymity to track outbreak in gay clubs

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: Bollywood releases first gay romantic comedy

Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan – Bollywood’s First Gay Romantic Comedy As reported by France 24: A colourful wedding, choreographed dances, and families opposed to the union. It’s a staple formula for many Bollywood films. Except this time the wedding is between two men – a plot that marks a first for a mainstream Indian romantic … Read more Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan: Bollywood releases first gay romantic comedy

Coronation Street’s Nathan Graham & Keegan Hirst on Homosexuality in Sports | Good Morning Britain

Subscribe now for more! http://bit.ly/1NbomQa Coronation Street’s Nathan Graham and the first openly gay rugby player Keegan Hirst join us live from the street. They talk about how Corrie’s new storyline, where Nathan’s character, James Bailey, is hiding his sexuality amid fears it could affect his football career. Keegan is advising the soap on this … Read more Coronation Street’s Nathan Graham & Keegan Hirst on Homosexuality in Sports | Good Morning Britain