Palestinian and Israeli LGBTQs are being cynically used by the Israeli government and Israeli propaganda in order to “pinkwash” Israel’s international public image. Israeli government, through the ministry of Tourism, makes use of the relative tolerance towards Jewish LGBTQs (especially in Tel Aviv), as a way of diverting attention from the many Israeli war crimes performed in Gaza, the occupied Palestinian territories, and inside Israel itself. Thus, on the backs of the Jewish and Palestinian LGBTQ communities, Israeli propaganda can market a false image of Israel as a “liberal” “progressive” “gay haven”, while demonising Arabic Middle Eastern Cultures and presenting them as inherently LGBT-phobic—an Islamophobic notion whose goal is to further justify Israeli war crimes in Gaza and the occupied territories as well as against Palestinian citizens of Israel.
An anti-gay, faith-based group in Uganda whose funding was cut off by the Obama administration had to fire all its paid staffers.
The Westboro Baptist Church is heading out on a “God Hates the Media Tour,” with plans to picket pretty much every major technology company in Silicon Valley. ValleyWag noted WBC’s announcement on Wednesday.
Out Neon Trees lead singer Tyler Glenn opens up about being a gay person of faith in a new documentary about LGBT Mormons.
Level Ground looks to create safe spaces for dialogue about faith, gender, and sexuality, using art exhibits and an annual film festival.
As the “ex-gay” movement sputters, many within that movement are pushing celibacy or mixed-orientation marriage for gays and lesbians. Both are stupid and dangerous.
The New York Division of Human Rights has ruled that a wedding vendor’s private religious beliefs do not entitle them to a special right to discriminate against gay and lesbian couples.
Apparently hoping to skirt international critique while also appeasing rabidly antigay lawmakers in his own party, Ugandan president Yoweri Museveni is walking a fine line.
Growing up Mormon, Tyler Glenn “never really associated being gay with happy thoughts,” sharing that “It was always something I always had to hide.”
President Yoweri Museveni of Uganda is urging parliamentarians not to rush to reintroduce a controversial anti-gay law that was invalidated earlier this month, saying the measure is not a priority and could hurt the country’s economic development. Museveni, who held a meeting Monday with lawmakers from his party, urged parliamentarians …
Companies boycotted by the National Organisation for Marriage are three times more profitable than the market average, despite the group’s claim that its boycotts cause ‘global’ harm.
Lawmakers in Kenya are considering a new draft bill that proposes harsh penalties against gays, including death by stoning or life in prison. The Republican Liberty Party in Kenya’s National Assembly introduced the bill, prohibiting any form of sexual relations between people of the same sex.
Westboro Baptist Church has threatened to picket the funeral of the late actor, saying he was a ‘fag enabler’.
Dave Evans, the brain behind all of the recent videos compiling news clips about LGBT people for each decade, is back and his latest video may be the best yet.
In traditional Islam, homosexuality is considered an unspeakable crime, leaving many young gay Muslims in the shadows.
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