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Iraq government drafts plan to criminalise homosexuality

An Iraq news outlet has reported that the country is taking steps to criminalise homosexuality.  In an interview with the Iraqi News Agency, State of Law coalition MP Aref al-Hamami confirmed the proposed legislation to criminalise homosexuality. “Parliament agreed to collect signatures after returning to the session to legislate a law prohibiting homosexuality in Iraq,” …

Challenges Of Coming Out Later

New Zealand Research Explores Challenges Of Coming Out Later In Life

The challenges older men face coming out as gay is the focus behind new research in New Zealand. Gay Men Coming Out Later in Life, a thesis written by Auckland University of Technology Professor Quentin Allan, gives a unique insight into the lived experiences of Kiwi men who, having spent most of their lives in …

Tom Daley

Tom Daley Will Fight For Gay Rights In Russia Next Month

Diving great Tom Daley will campaign for gay rights when he competes at next month’s World Series in Russia. Daley, who combined with Dan Goodfellow to win gold at the Games on the Gold Coast, has called on the Commonwealth Games Federation to do more to pressure those nations where homosexuality remains illegal. Thirty-six of …