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Mother stabs gay son, burns his body, then claims self-defense

Mother stabs gay son, burns his body, then claims self-defense

A mother has reportedly confessed to stabbing her son to death because he was gay. Afterwards, she burned his body. Tatiana Lozano Pereira, 32, is accused of stabbing her 17-year-old son Itaberlly Lozano, after Christmas. She was arrested in the family’s house in the small town of Cravinhos, four hours north of the city of São Paulo. Pereira and her…
Model Gigi Gorgeous Detained at Dubai Airport for Being Transgender

Model Gigi Gorgeous Detained at Dubai Airport for Being Transgender

The Canadian model, who candidly documented her transition on YouTube, described the ordeal as "one of the scariest moments of my entire life." "After being detained and held at the Dubai airport for over 5 hours, this was the moment my baby came to rescue me," Gorgeous captioned a photo embracing friend Nats Getty. She continued, "Yesterday was one of the scariest…
Gay tourists ask Spanish people to translate homophobic letter

Gay tourists ask Spanish people to translate homophobic letter

These reactions will definitely make your day! Arriving in Madrid, a young American gay couple are looking for help after making a reservation. They asked for directions, but the hostel owner sends them a note in Spanish. So they ask the people of Madrid what it says, and their reactions are astounding. For it turns out the letter by the…
Madonna: I’ll never perform in Russia again

Madonna: I’ll never perform in Russia again

The singer made the comments in an interview to promote her upcoming tour, which begins in September. The tour will involve concerts in 35 cities across North America, Europe and Australia. However, the singer has stated that Russia will not be on that list, reports The Moscow Times. “I won’t appear in Moscow or St Petersburg anymore, because I don’t want…
Austria votes against gay marriage

Austria votes against gay marriage

The National Assembly of Austria has taken a strong stance against equal marriage. Two days before Vienna Pride, the Assembly voted against a proposed resolution to grant lesbian and gay couples ‘the human right of equal marriage’. Out of 136 representatives, only 26 voted for and 110 against the proposal in a roll-call vote; the Green party, who proposed the…
Ten Walls dropped by festivals, says sorry for anti-gay rant

Ten Walls dropped by festivals, says sorry for anti-gay rant

Walking with Elephants star DJ Ten Walls has been ditched by festivals after going on an anti-gay rant on Facebook. The DJ has apologized but has had his performances cancelled at Sonar, Creamfields, Pitch and Urban Art Forms. Ten Walls, real name Marijus Adomaitis, who is one of Lithuania’s biggest music exports, has now decided to ‘take a break’. Adomaitis…
Macedonia bans gay marriage

Macedonia bans gay marriage

The Republic of Macedonia has voted to ban same-sex marriage and civil unions. Parliament has approved a constitutional amendment defining marriage as a 'life union solely of one woman and one man' in the south eastern European country. The amendment also makes it extremely difficult for it to be overturned in the future, making clear that any changes to the law…
Apple CEO wants Alabama to move faster on gay equality

Apple CEO wants Alabama to move faster on gay equality

Apple CEO Tim Cook is proud to be from the US state of Alabama. However, he thinks it's time for the southern state to get on board with LGBT equality.  Yesterday, Cook was inducted in the Alabama Academy of Honor. In his acceptance speech, made at the Old House Chamber at the Alabama State Capitol, he urged the Yellowhammer State not to…
Christian Baker Who Closed Her Shop Rather Than Serve Gay Couples Breaks Into Tears

Christian Baker Who Closed Her Shop Rather Than Serve Gay Couples Breaks Into Tears

Melissa Klein owns Sweet Cakes by Melissa. The Christian baker lost her case earlier this year, when Oregon's Bureau of Labor and Industries ruled that she had unlawfully discriminated against a same-sex Portland couple, Rachel Cryer and Laurel Bowman, because they are gay. Klein last year refused to bake the couple a cake, citing her religious beliefs. Ultimately, she chose to move her business to the web, and her…
German gay rights activist in critical condition after brutal assault in Serbian capital

German gay rights activist in critical condition after brutal assault in Serbian capital

A German activist has life-threatening injuries, after he was beaten over the head with a glass ashtray following a gay rights conference. The 27-year-old, whose name has not been released to the press, was severely beaten in the Serbian capital on Saturday after attending a conference hosted by LGBT group Labris. Dusan Jovanovic, deputy director of the hospital where the man is being treated, said…
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