Activists such as Paul Canning of LGBT Asylum News and Bishop Christopher Senyonjo of Uganda are speaking out, trying to halt the deportation of Robert Segwanyi to Uganda. The Home Office says gays are not being harmed in Uganda, when the world's media are proving false.
The Honduran protesters accused the government of maintaining total silence and impunity in the slayings. The United Nations has also weighed in on the situation, asking Honduras to protect the LGBT community and investigate the murders.
Recent statements of Rick Perry, Governor of Texas and presidential candidate, emphasize the anti-gay elements that have permeated this GOP primary season. Perry’s views are largely out-of-step with those of mainstream Americans – including people of faith.
An estimated 500 people in San Diego who are living with HIV or AIDS are also homeless, an alarming statistic that shames America's Finest City. And with a slumping economy and high unemployment, the number of homeless people continues to grow.
A bus driver didn't like seeing Ari Gold and his boyfriend holding hands in the front seat, asking them to move to the back of the bus. When they declined, he called the state patrol, who told the bus driver they were within their rights.
Citing the Defense of Marriage Act, the Obama administration denied immigration benefits to a married gay couple from San Francisco and ordered the expulsion of a man who is the primary caregiver to his AIDS-afflicted spouse.