Gay Footballer Calls for Australian league to Air Anti-Homophobia Video During Grand Final

Gay Australian Rules football star Jason Ball has launched an online petition to urge the AFL to air a new anti-homophobia campaign video during the Grand Final. The Victoria player has always been out and insists that his own team-mates are welcoming. However, he adds, homophobic slurs are rife in the game and the issue needs addressing […]

Petition Calls Iran to prevent executions as IDAHO celebrates huge response

A petition has been launched asking people to demand that the execution of four gay men in Iran be called off after an Iranian court sentenced them to death. The four men from the town of Choram, in the Kohgiluyeh and Boyer-Ahmad Province, face death by hanging for sodomy. The four men — identified as […]

Ecuador Closes Gay and Lesbian "Conversion" Centres

LGBT campaigners in Ecuador and beyond are celebrating a volte-face by President Rafael Correa, in which he closed down the state’s notorious anti-gay ‘reparative’ centres and made a well-known lesbian campaigner the new minister for Health. Following a world-wide campaign by human rights groups, the reparative therapy centres throughout the South American nation have become infamous for their use […]