February 3, 2014

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Senegalese Judge Jails Gay Couple for Having Sex

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 7:30 PM | comments

Two gay men in Senegal who were arrested for the "crime" of having consensual sex were sentenced Friday to six months in jail.Read More


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Mormon Video: Help Your Friends Fight the 'Great War' on Masturbation

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 7:00 PM | comments

A dark new video from Mormon-owned Brigham Young University-Idaho warns students that they're fighting a great war against a powerful and ruthless foe: masturbation.Read More


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Record Turnout at Mumbai Pride After Recriminalization

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 5:30 PM | comments

LGBT Indians and allies in Mumbai, India's largest city, responded to the recent recriminalization of gay sex by holding their biggest pride festival ever.Read More


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Sochi Killing Stray Dogs to Prepare for Olympics

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 4:30 PM | comments

According to ABC News, the city of Sochi is trying to kill as many of its stray dogs as possible before the Olympics.Read More


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Dozens of LGBT Activists Arrested in Idaho Protest

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 3:30 PM | comments

Dozens of activists protesting Idaho's years-long refusal to protect LGBT people from workplace and housing discrimination were arrested in Boise today.Read More


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BBC News Has Hilarious Chinese New Year Fail

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 2:30 PM | comments

Happy Chinese New Year, everyone! According to the BBC, it's going to be a saucy one.Read More


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BREAKING: ACLU Sues to Overturn WI Marriage Ban

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 1:30 PM | comments

Finally, a lawsuit has been filed in Wisconsin by the ACLU challenging the constitutionality of the state's marriage discrimination amendment.Read More


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Coca-Cola's Gay-Friendly Super Bowl Ad: Nice But Hollow

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 12:00 PM | comments

Companies like Coca-Cola can't keep overlooking anti-LGBT human rights abuses abroad and think we won't notice as long as they throw a pair of gay dads into a TV commercial.Read More


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Is That a Smartphone in Your Pocket or...

Filed by Bil Browning | February 03, 2014 | 10:00 AM | comments

You won't be able to keep your hands off this smartphone app that does something or other. It's gonna be huge soon. I can't wait to get my hands on it.Read More


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Irish Drag Queen Delivers Powerful Anti-Homophobia Speech

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 9:00 AM | comments

"People who have never experienced homophobia in their lives... have told me that unless I am being thrown into prison or herded onto a cattle truck then it is not homophobia. And that feels oppressive."Read More


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Philip Seymour Hoffman Identified With Gay Characters

Filed by John M. Becker | February 03, 2014 | 8:00 AM | comments

"When I play somebody gay, I never think of it as 'I'm playing a gay character.' It's interesting to play all the different aspects of the character."Read More