lgbtrights

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Anti-Gay Nigerian Mob Brutally Attacks 14 Men

by CHRIS LANGUM A group of anti-gay Nigerians in Abuja, Nigeria took fourteen men accused of being gay from their homes and savagely beat them with clubs, whips, and iron bars. A witness and some Nigerian activists stated that after beating them, the mob then pulled four of the accused men to a police station. … Continue reading

Azeri Gay Rights Activist Commits Suicide

by DAVE FUMAROLA Azerbaijan’s LGBT community is currently mourning the loss of one if their leading activists. The body of 20-year-old Isa Shakhmarli was found yesterday after reportedly hanging himself. Shakhmarli was the chairman of Azerbaijan Free LGBT, a Baku-based gay rights advocacy group. Shakhmarli wrote a suicide note to his friends on Facebook, saying … Continue reading

Virginia Attorney General: Same-Sex Marriage Ban is Unconstitutional

by JOE DELMONACO A spokeswoman for Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring confirmed on Wednesday that the AG has concluded that the state’s ban on same-sex marriage violates the 14th Amendment to the US Constitution.  As a result, the state of Virginia will no longer defend the ban in federal court.  Instead, the AG’s office intends … Continue reading

German GQ Fights Homophobia by Making Out

by YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE There’s been a lot of buzz surrounding German GQ’s brilliant campaign, “#Mundprapoganda – gentlemen against homophobia,” which begins with the January edition, now on newsstands. The initiative features thirteen heterosexual German hunks, athletes, actors and musicians locking lips for the cause. “The intolerance that still confronts homosexuals is appalling,” … Continue reading

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