Homosexuality

Homosexuality

The Meaning of Family: Chinese Dad Fights For Gay Son’s Equal Rights

International
In 2007, Lin Xiaotao came out to his best friend, a woman. She offered to marry him so his parents wouldn’t find out about his sexuality. ...
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West Hollywood to Marry 10 Same-Sex Couples from China

National
The City of West Hollywood, as part of its Pride month activities in June, will host a special group wedding for 10 same-sex couples visiting from China. ...
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Taye Diggs Takes on Role of Hedwig, ‘Experimented with Homosexuality’

Taye Diggs/Hedwig
Entertainment
“I went through a stage where I was a drag queen in high school in tenth and eleventh grade, and I experimented with homosexuality, anal play," Diggs said. ...
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Report Highlights Inequality in Jamaica’s LGBT Community

International
Homosexuality is criminalized in Jamaica under various provisions of the colonial-era Offences Against the Person Act. ...
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Judge Rules Conversion Therapy Group Can’t Claim Homosexuality a Disorder

SPLC Plaintiffs Benjamin Unger and Chaim Levin
Top News Health
Conversion therapy is rejected by all major American medical, psychiatric, psychological and professional counseling organizations. ...
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Seattle Nurse Practitioner Proposes New Health Care Model for Lesbian Patients

Top News Health Local
A Seattle nurse practitioner has proposed a new model for health care which is designed to make women of sexual minority feel safe. ...
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UK High Court: Refugees Should Not Have to ‘Prove’ Sexuality

Top News International
Recently, the treatment of LGBT asylum seekers has been under the spotlight in the UK. One refugee said he was asked “shockingly degrading” questions. ...
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Gambia Anti-Gay Bill Touted As ‘Serious Human Rights Setback’

Gambia Human Rights
Top News International
Gambia: Bill compares consensual homosexual relationships to pedophilia, familial sexual abuse, or knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. ...
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Country Stars Ty Herndon, Billy Gilman Come Out on the Same Day

Ty Herndon comes out as gay in country music
Entertainment
Only hours after country star Ty Herndon came out as gay, fellow country singer Billy Gilman did as well. ...
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Olympic Committee May Add Protections for LGBT Athletes

IOC President Bach and Russia's President Putin
Top News Sports
The IOC and President Bach came under heavy criticism from LGBT advocates, as well as Olympic sponsors for holding the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. ...
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