100 Gay Men In Chechen Taken To Prison Camps

100 Gay Men In Chechen Taken To Prison Camps

Chechnya’s strongman leader has harshly denounced claims that his southern Russian republic has tortured and even killed gay men, denying that there even are any homosexual men in his region. Kremlin-backed Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has faced wide international criticism since a Russian newspaper reported this spring that his security forces had detained some 100 […]

What Happened To Gay Tangiers?

What Happened To Gay Tangiers?

A British man flew home from Marrakech last week after being jailed for “homosexual acts”. There was a time though when Morocco was renowned as a haven for gay Americans and Britons, who fled restrictions in their own countries to take advantage of its relaxed atmosphere. Take a walk down one of the main streets […]

DC Comics’ Alan Scott, “The Green Lantern” Is Gay

DC Comics’ Alan Scott, “The Green Lantern” Is Gay

When DC Comics relaunched its fictional world from scratch last fall, some aspects of the DC mythos temporarily fell by the wayside, such as the notion of parallel worlds featuring different versions of the company’s iconic heroes. Earth Two, a new series by writer James Robinson and artist Nicola Scott, reintroduces the concept by putting […]

South Korea’s Army Hunting Down Gay Servicemen

South Korea’s Army Hunting Down Gay Servicemen

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A watchdog group says South Korea’s army is hunting down and prosecuting gay servicemen after a video of two male soldiers having sex was posted on the internet earlier this year, stoking fear in an already persecuted minority group. Military investigators looking into the case have threatened soldiers to out […]

YouTube And The Gays Of Our Lives

YouTube And The Gays Of Our Lives

The YouTube video shows two women, dressed in suits and ties. They smile; they sniffle back tears; they gaze into each other’s eyes. They are reading their wedding vows to one another. The four-minute video titled “Her Vows” contains no nudity, violence or swearing. There’s no revealing clothing. No one is engaging in activities that […]

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