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Prince William and Lady Gaga nominated for British LGBT Awards

Prince William and Lady Gaga nominated for British LGBT Awards

Prince William, Lady Gaga, and a whole host of celebrities have been nominated for the British LGBT Awards. The full shortlist for the 2017 Awards, taking place on 12 May, were announced this morning (20 February). Dubbed Britain’s ‘gay Oscars’, the event seeks to celebrate individuals and organizations working to promote equality and advance LGBTI rights. ‘The 2017 NatWest British…
Conchita Wurst Shot By Karl Lagerfeld For New Issue Of CR Fashion Book

Conchita Wurst Shot By Karl Lagerfeld For New Issue Of CR Fashion Book

The Austrian drag queen and singer, 25, strikes a pose for legendary fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld in the forthcoming issue of CR Fashion Book -- and couldn't look more striking in haute couture. Lagerfeld, who also shot the photographs, praised Wurst not just for his vocal talents, but also because "he has done something that's never been done before." He…
President of Uganda signs HIV criminalisation bill into law

President of Uganda signs HIV criminalisation bill into law

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has signed a bill into law criminalising HIV transmission. Campaigners warn it will undermine efforts to fight HIV in the country by making it harder for people to access treatment. The exact date of presidential assent is not known. The law imposes a fine and a ten-year prison sentence for “intentional transmission of HIV” and five…
Circuit Festival in Catalonia!

Circuit Festival in Catalonia!

Circuit Festival 2014 will take place in Barcelona from August the 6th to the 17th. You can already start dreaming about your perfect summer: sun, beaches, holidays, new parties and tons of hunks… Do you think we can’t surprise you more? Wait and see… Circuit Festival is one of the most popular international gay & lesbian events, supported by famous…
Obama signs executive order on LGBT job discrimination

Obama signs executive order on LGBT job discrimination

President Barack Obama on Monday signed an executive order banning workplace discrimination against millions of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors and the federal government. The executive order has two parts: It makes it illegal to fire or harass employees of federal contractors based on their sexual orientation or gender identity, and it explicitly bans discrimination against transgender employees…
United Nations – Gay Marriage Story

United Nations – Gay Marriage Story

In a story July 7 about the United Nations recognizing gay marriage for its staff members, The Associated Press, relying on information from the U.N., reported erroneously that the new policy affected only employees of the U.N. Secretariat. The policy applies to all U.N. employees, including those who work at separate agencies and programs such as UNICEF and UNESCO. UNITED…

LGBT Capital interviews Juan Julia

The HETERO-FRIENDLY Concept Juan Julia, owner of the Axel Hotel Group, is interviewed by Stéphane Abela from LGBT Capital.  The Axel Hotels are a successful brand of HETEROFRIENDLY hotels, currently with a presence in Barcelona, Berlin and Buenos Aires. Juan, you chose to position your hotels as HETEROFRIENDLY, a variation on the term ‘straight-friendly’ frequently used, what made you decide…

Berlin Gay Pride, your date with Axel in the German Capital

In June we have another key event in the Axel Hotel Berlin. The Gay Pride Berlin awaits you with the best atmosphere in the German capital. In addition, we host the set-up for one of the most entertaining events in the city: the Gay Pride Warm Up Party June 24. The next day the week of Pride concludes with Christopher…

Update: homophobic Facebook page removed

A homophobic Facebook group called The New Anti-Gay Movement has now been removed from the site. The administrators of the now-removed group had stated: “This page is for those of us against ALL gays, man and woman alike. Those of us who are tired of seeing them flaunt it like it is a badge of honor and acceptable. Spread it…