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News Stories May 2011
Homophobic bullying in schools - gaelick.comFinally, Irish schools are getting guidelines on how to deal with homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying.
Published: 31st May 2011
 
Julianna Margulies - Julianna Margulies Stunned By Offer For 'Lesbian Porn Star' Role - contactmusic.comActress Julianna Margulies was secretly "thrilled" when she was offered a movie role as a "lesbian porn star", but turned down the part for the sake of her young child.
Published: 31st May 2011
 
Ugandan woman branded by iron over sexuality faces deportation from UK - guardian.co.ukAsylum claim of Ugandan lesbian attacked by three men in her home country has been refused by UK immigration authority
Published: 31st May 2011
 
Five days of Athens Pride - ekathimerini.comFrom May 31 to June 4, the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transsexual (LGBT) community of the Greek capital will be celebrating Athens Pride, which culminates in a parade on the final day at central Klafthmonos Square.
Published: 31st May 2011
 
South Africa Uganda envoy Qwelane guilty of hate speech - bbc.co.ukThe South African ambassador to Uganda, a former columnist for South Africa's Sunday Sun paper, has been found guilty of hate speech for an anti-gay article.
Published: 31st May 2011
 
U.S. Responds to Moscow Gay Pride Arrests - advocate.comThe U.S. State Department says it is concerned about the violent arrest of several LGBT activists in Russia, including Americans Andy Thayer and Dan Choi.
Published: 30th May 2011
 
Bisexual Apprentice star Natasha Scribbins had 'lesbian fling with married woman' - dailymail.co.ukApprentice hopeful Natasha Scribbins once had a passionate lesbian fling with a married work colleague, friends have revealed.
Published: 30th May 2011
 
Preview the Girl-on-Girl Vampire Thriller 'We Are the Night' - fearnet.comA sexy, suspenseful and adrenaline pumping vampire film, We Are the Night is an edgy tale of a provocative gang of female vampires living large, making their own rules and leaving a merciless trail of blood.
Published: 27th May 2011
 
Parents Raise Genderless Child - advocate.comA Canadian couple have decided not to disclose the gender of their third child, Storm, because they say gender is unimportant when it comes to getting to know a person.
Published: 26th May 2011
 
DADT Repeal: Gay Troops To Hold Las Vegas Convention - huffingtonpost.comA group of actively serving gay, lesbian and bisexual military personnel is planning its first convention this fall in Las Vegas in what may be another sign that the "don't ask, don't tell" policy's days are numbered.
Published: 25th May 2011
 
Church of Scotland votes to allow gay and lesbian ministers - guardian.co.ukScotland's largest protestant church has swept away centuries of tradition and voted to allow gay men and lesbians to become ministers, opening up the prospect of the church allowing civil partnerships for same-sex couples.
Published: 23rd May 2011
 
Lindsay Lohan 'still open to dating men despite 2-year lesbian relationship' - dnaindia.comActress Lindsay Lohan, who had a two-year relationship with celebrity DJ Samantha Ronson, has revealed that she is still interested in men.
Published: 22nd May 2011
 
"Don't Say Gay" Passes in Tenn. Senate - advocate.comState Sen. Stacey Campfield's proposed "Don't Say Gay" bill passed the Tennessee senate Friday with a 20-10 vote. The measure passed after an amendment was added to restrict the ban only to lessons related to homosexuality, and not all speech, specifically unplanned discussions in classrooms.
Published: 20th May 2011
 
S.F. Giants to Say "It Gets Better" - advocate.comThe San Francisco Giants will become the first professional sports team to record an “It Gets Better” video to encourage LGBT youth and speak out against antigay bullying, a spokeswoman for the team confirmed Monday.
Published: 16th May 2011
 
Cohen retires to tackle bullying and homophobia - indepenent.co.ukBen Cohen, England's World Cup winner, is quitting rugby. The 32-year-old wing, who scored 31 tries in 57 Tests, has been released by Sale Sharks despite being their player of the season.
Published: 16th May 2011
 
Sean Penn - Milk Is Best Gay Movie Of The Decade - contactmusic.comSean Penn's Oscar-winning movie Milk has been voted the best gay film of the last decade.
Published: 16th May 2011
 
Is George Michael Bad for Young Gays? - advocate.comGeorge Michael says he’s afraid he has let "young gay people down" with his multiple run ins with the law, and he’s hoping he can make amends.
Published: 11th May 2011
 
Lesbian leaving Air Force after winning her fight - bellinghamherald.comAn Air Force Reserve flight nurse who sued to overturn her dismissal under the ban on gays serving openly in the military said Tuesday she is retiring with full benefits rather than resuming service.
Published: 11th May 2011
 
Presbyterian Church U.S.A. to allow gay and lesbian clergy - cnn.comThe Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Tuesday voted to allow the ordination of openly gay and lesbian ministers.
Published: 11th May 2011
 
"Kill the Gays" Bill Nears Vote - advocate.comA bill that would give harsh punishment to gays and lesbians in Uganda for their sexual orientation may have a final vote sometime this week as lawmakers finished a second day of hearings on the matter on Monday.
Published: 09th May 2011
 
Facebook Changes Mind on Movie Ad Featuring Lesbian Kiss - foxnews.comThere are hundreds of Facebook pages devoted to kissing, lesbians, and love, not to mention pictures of lip-locking females in members’ photo albums seems to be a staple on the social networking site. Yet last week Facebook rejected an advertisement featuring two ladies touching tongues.
Published: 09th May 2011
 
From Chastity to Chaz: Sonny and Cher's Child On His Sex-Change Operation time.comBut the latest development in this Hollywood daughter's life is sure to grab more attention than anything that preceded it. Chastity, 42, has become Chaz. His new book, Transition: The Story of How I Became a Man (Dutton) gives the sometimes shocking details of a very unexpected life.
Published: 09th May 2011
 
Churches back chaplain over helpline for gay farmers - ekklesia.comA chaplain running a dedicated helpline for gay farmers has received a steady number of calls from men struggling to cope with their sexuality.
Published: 09th May 2011
 
Death of Mexican gay activist billed as "an assassination" - pinkpaper.comA gay activist in Chilpancingo, the second-largest city of the Mexican state of Guerrero, has been found dead in what some people are describing as "an assassination".
Published: 09th May 2011
 
Is equality in gay rights a done deal? - guardian.co.ukHow much progress is Britain making on gay rights under a Tory-led coalition? Comedian Rhona Cameron, one of the first out lesbians on TV, takes on gay Tory MP Nigel Evans
Published: 07th May 2011
 
A Gay Girl in Damascus becomes a heroine of the Syrian revolt - guardian.co.ukBlog by half-American 'ultimate outsider' describes dangers of political and sexual dissent
Published: 06th May 2011
 
Brazil Becomes 20th Nation to Approve Civil Unions for Gay and Lesbian Couples - politicallyillustrated.comBrazil became the 20th nation to approve civil unions on a national level Thursday after the Supreme Court voted overwhelmingly in favor of gay and lesbian couples.
Published: 05th May 2011
 
First Look At Lesbian Werewolf Romance ‘Jack & Diane’; Brothers Quay Doing Animated Sequences - indiewire.com“Jack and Diane” has been piquing our interest if only because of it’s out-there premise. Directed by Bradley Rust Gray, the film centers on two girls who share a romance and a deadly secret: one of them is a werewolf. The film was originally set set to star Juno Temple and Olivia Thirlby in the leads, but the latter dropped out and was replaced by up-and-comer Riley Keough, and with a cast rounded out by Kylie Minogue (yes, the singer, who is playing a heavily tattooed lesbian)...
Published: 05th May 2011
 
Adele wants to 'do it' with Rihanna - londonnet.co.ukADELE wants to "do it" with Rihanna, because she finds the S&M singer "hot".
Published: 05th May 2011
 
South Africa team to tackle gay and lesbian hate crimes - bbc.co.ukSouth Africa is to set up a team to tackle hate crimes against gay people, the justice ministry says.
Published: 05th May 2011
 
South African Murder Called Hate Crime - advocate.comSouth African LGBT activists are urging increased action against hate crimes after the rape and murder of Noxolo Nogwaza, whose attackers reportedly said they would “take the lesbian out” of her.
Published: 05th May 2011
 
Uganda gay activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera hailed - bbc.co.ukUgandan gay activist Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera has been given the prestigious Martin Ennals rights award.
Published: 04th May 2011
 
Angelina Jolie’s New Lesbian Flings — Will Brad Pitt Leave Her? - hollywoodlife.comBrad does all he can to keep Angelina happy and in love, but it seems she still can’t contain her wandering eye!
Published: 04th May 2011
 
South Africa gay rights activists warn of homophobic attacks after murder - guardian.co.ukHuman rights campaigners have warned of an "epidemic" of brutal homophobic attacks in South Africa after the murder and alleged gang rape of a lesbian activist.
Published: 03rd May 2011
 
 
 

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