gay rights

  • When activism gets creative

    Today is International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, celebrated all over the world. In Tunis, Tunisia, there are two big events taking place that protest the existence of the article 230 of the Tunisian penal code, which criminalizes the LGBT+ community, as well as the all too common aggressions...
  • Glad to be Gay – Tom Robinson Band

    Originally written by Tom Robinson for the London Gay Pride parade in 1976, Glad to Be Gay has become a LGBT anthem in the UK. The song was a sharp critique of the British hostile stance towards homosexuality. Note that at the time, in England, same-sex relations had been...
  • Hypocrisy and homophobia

    In 2006, Time Magazine called Jamaica ‘the most homophobic place on Earth’. Violence and hate crimes targeting members of the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) community along with harsh anti-gay sentiments in Jamaican dancehall music  had earned the country that title. The country is among several in the...
  • Same Love by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

    Same Love is a song by the American hip-hop duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, and part of the their 2012 album The Heist. The song talks about love, homosexuality and acceptance, and was recorded during the Washington Referendum 74 campaign, which upon approval came to legalize same-sex marriage in...
  • Photo of Russian Gay Couple wins World Press Photo 2015

    Danish photographer Mads Nissen has won this year’s World Press Photo of the Year. The photo shows Jon (21) and Alex  (25), a gay couple, in an intimate moment. In the last years, the world has come face to face with the reality for LGBT people in Russia, who...
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