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Arigatō Japan!

Arigatō Japan!

The Japan Business Federation has come up with a set of guidelines for companies to make their workplaces more LGBTI-friendly Companies in Japan are working together to make life easier for LGBTI people in the workplace. The Japan Business Federation (Keidanren) put together its initial guidelines for helping to protect LGBTI people at work. While it is not illegal to…
Papa Don’t Preach!

Papa Don’t Preach!

Pope Francisco congratulates a GAY couple from Brazil for baptizing their kids. The relationship between the LGBT community and religion has always been compicated as the church has made sure to transmit a homophobic message to most of society, especially in Latinamerican countries where religion plays a very important role in society. This is why, facts like this one surprises…
Thousands of People Manifest in the Gay Pride in Jerusalem

Thousands of People Manifest in the Gay Pride in Jerusalem

Israel is becoming an oasis for the LGBT community in the Middle East. It was seen a couple of months ago with the massive LBTI Pride in Tel Aviv. Unfortunately, this liberal feeling lived in the metropolitan area of this city, is not extended throughout the whole country. A great example has been the Gay Pride in Jerusalem. There, thousands of…
Ellen DeGeneres receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

Ellen DeGeneres receives Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama lauded a sometimes tearful Ellen DeGeneres at The White House on Wednesday for inspiring the nation ‘one joke and one dance at a time.’ DeGeneres was among those Americans presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian honor a person can receive in the US. ‘Ellen counters what too often divides us with the countless…
Adidas Tells Sport Stars It Won’t Drop Them If They Come Out

Adidas Tells Sport Stars It Won’t Drop Them If They Come Out

Adidas has added a new clause into its contracts that ensures athletes won’t lose sponsorship if they come out. Adidas CFO Robin Stalker revealed the news last Thursday at Team Pride: Leveling the LGBT Playing Field, a British conference aimed at improving visibility in sports. “Adidas acknowledges and adheres to the principles of diversity, as this is a central part of the…
Stunning Ads Show Love Is Love No Matter Who You Are Or How You Look

Stunning Ads Show Love Is Love No Matter Who You Are Or How You Look

Love patient. Love is kind. Love is colorful. A new ad campaign for Brazilian company Zim showcases three couples covered in the vibrant hues of Zim's non-toxic and non-staining colored powder, BoredPanda reports. Two of the images feature same-sex couples. The ads, by the Salvador-based agency Tuppi Propaganda, have spread love for the LGBT community around the globe. "Our initial intention was…
Relive 17 Of The Biggest LGBT Political Stories Of 2014

Relive 17 Of The Biggest LGBT Political Stories Of 2014

The year 2014 saw enormous gains on LGBT rights as well as the pushback by the determined enemies of equality. Marriage equality moved at its fastest pace, but so did the mantra of "religious liberties" and the attempt to write laws against LGBT people in a host of other areas. More and more politicians supported LGBT rights, but the 2014…
Gambia arrests three men for gay sex

Gambia arrests three men for gay sex

They could face up to life in prison under a new anti-gay law Gambian authorities have arrested three men for gay sex, state television reported yesterday. The men, whose faces were covered, were detained following a security operation and confessed they are gay, according to the broadcast. "We go around in search of suspected individuals and in the course of…
Don’t stay behind and colaborate with the AIDS fight!

Don’t stay behind and colaborate with the AIDS fight!

Axel Hotels suggest you to cooperate in the AIDS fight with “ Stop SIDA” donating 1€ in the final bill of your stay. Axel Hotels has a partnership with some organizations around the world to promote their equality, respect, precautions and fight against the AIDS for all the LGTB community. For these reasons, Axel Hotels and Stop SIDA appreciate your collaboration donating…
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