London rally against Russia’s anti-gay Olympics – Urge Olympic sponsors to speak out against Russian homophobia

London rally against Russia’s anti-gay Olympics – Urge Olympic sponsors to speak out against Russian homophobia. Join the Sochi Winter Olympics protest:Wednesday 5 February, 6-7pm, Downing Street, Whitehall, London SW1A 2AA. Nearest tubes Charing Cross & Westminster… WEAR RED FOR LOVE!

India Protest

Protesters at the Indian High Commission urged the Indian Parliament to repeal Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, dating back to 1861, which criminalises homosexuality following a Supreme Court ruling that it still applies. According to Peter Marshall: The protest was a relatively quiet affair while I was there, with stewards in pink scarves and […]

Protest against India's 377 Bill

A rally has been set up to protest India’s 377 bill which recriminalises homosexuality with terms up to life imprisonment for “offenders”. If you wish to take part go to the Indian High Commission, Aldwych, London between 2 and 5 pm on Saturday the 11th of January. For maps and further information go here. James […]

Vigil for Murdered Jamaican

“Out & Proud Diamond Group invites you to a peaceful protest against the brutal murder of Jamaican transgender Dwayne Jones in Jamaica and for LGBTI rights in Jamaica. the protest will take place on 28/ august 2013 starting at 4:30 pm venue Jamaican Embassy in London 1-2 Prince Consort Road London SW7 2BZ, nearest underground […]

Free LGBT Rights Solidarity Gig: from Edinburgh to Russia

This Thursday at 2.30pm, the Equality Network will be joining award-winning comedian Mark Thomas outside the Russian Consulate in Edinburgh for a special, one-off comedy gig to protest LGBT human rights abuses in Russia. https://www.facebook.com/MarkThomasRussianConsulateEvent Joining us to make a stand for LGBT equality will be some of the highest profile performers of the Fringe, […]

Five Held in France As Clement Meric Dies

FRENCH authorities have detained five people in connection with the death of a leftist student activist following a skinhead attack that sent shock waves across the country. The five suspects, aged between 19 and 32 and including one woman, were due to appear before a judge on Saturday. Earlier on Friday, French Interior Minister Manuel […]

Thousands gather in the Lebanon to oppose anal and vaginal testing

Lebanese are protesting in Beirut against the use of anal examinations on men suspected of homosexuality and “virginity tests” for women. Same sex relations in the Arab country are considered a crime and punishable by up to one year in jail. The LGBT community featured largely among Lebanese demonstrators who gathered outside the law courts […]

Tatchell Tells Olympic Committee to Do Its Job

Human Rights campaigner Peter Tatchell demanded the International Olympic Committee take Russia to task for their illegal and unilateral decision to ban Pride House from the Sochi Winter Olympics in 2014. At a protest held outside the Sochi reception tent next to Albert Memorial during the London Olympics, Tatchell voiced his outrage at the Russian decision […]