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Sex education has just been given a nation wide shake up in South Korean schools and LGBT students are the big losers. The new guidelines state that teaching about any LGBT issues is now strictly forbidden, and that any schools must remove any LGBT-related information from their current curriculum. The guidelines state that even mentioning …

Egypt’s Administrative Court has upheld the right of the Interior Ministry to deport gay foreigners and prevent them from entering the country. The court this month upheld the banning of a Libyan student’s return to Egypt because he is gay, thus putting in place the legal groundwork needed for further expulsions of foreign homosexuals. A …

An image of the notoriously homophobic Zimbabwean President Robert Mugaby appearing to be wearing a wig an earrings has gone viral on social media. Mugabe wasn’t actually wearing these items but when captured by a photographer while standing in front of a woman with big hair and earrings, the angle of photo makes it appear …

The men in blue are showing their true colours in Toronto – dyeing to help the LGBT community. In a stand against homophobia and bullying, police officer Luke Watson has dyed his hair hot pink. And his natural blond locks may not be returning any time soon. Watson promised that for every 1000 re-tweets of …

Same sex marriage in Ireland will be decided on by referendum on May 22 and with fears that older generations may not be as welcoming of marriage equality as younger generations, a ring your granny campaign has been launched. The idea was spearheaded by a group of students who filmed themselves calling their grandparents asking …

Now we have heard a lot of strange arguments against same-sex marriage in recent years, but we think that Irish Senator Fidelma Healy Eames’ recent claim that marriage equality would lead to Mother’s Day being banned just about takes the cake. Ahead of Ireland’s same-sex marriage vote in May, Healy Eames took to twitter to …

Who would have thought that conservative Eastern European nations would legalise same-sex marriage before Australia? But that is exactly what Slovenia has done this month when its parliament voted 51-28 in favour of marriage equality. The bill will now be sent to the President to sign into law making Slovenia the 11th member of the …

Falkland Islands

The Falkland Islands haven’t really been in the news since Maggie Thatcher stood up to Argentina in a dispute over the Islands’ control back in the 80s but here they are making headlines again with the news that they are taking steps to recognise same-sex couples. Falklands Financial Secretary Nicola Granger announced this month that …

Islamic State

Islamic State have ramped up their public hatred of LGBT people displaying a number of horrific and barbaric murders of innocent gay men on social media. In the most recent posting, a young gay man was shown being blindfolded and then thrown off a multi-storey building in the Syrian city of Raqqa to the cheers …

A heartfelt letter from a 9-year-old girl has reduced her teacher to tears. The letter was penned after “Mr R” revealed to his class that he was gay. It reads: “Dear Mr R “Even though you’re gay, I will always treat you the same way as I do now. I still think about you the …

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