Tying the Knot – movie review

A look at struggles of real gay couples in the US from the sixties to 2004 Tying the Knot is a documentary first premiered in May 2004 at the Tribeca Film Festival. The documentary was directed by Jim de Sève. His husband Kian Tjong was involved with the production along with a team of four … Continue reading

100 ans de solitude

Contribution de Adam Damjaoui Cela fait cent ans, de 1913 à 2013, que la solitude nous ronge. Bien entendu, on ne parle pas de l’œuvre de Gabriel García Márquez, mais de la solitude que vivent les membres de notre communauté. En effet, dès l’instauration de l’article 230 du Code Pénal Tunisien en 1913, notre communauté vit en … Continue reading

Putin Bans Popular Russian Gay Dating App during Sochi Winter Olympics 2014

SOCHI, Russia – Dmitry T., founder of Hunters, one of the most popular Russian gay hook-up apps, posted on his Facebook page that his app was hacked affecting all its users’ profiles in Russia, on midnight, 1 February. Dmitry said “I can’t believe it! Last night Hunters was hacked. This attack affected over 72,000 users … Continue reading

Chinese Expat Pens a Personal Story

Auckland, New Zealand – August, 2012 – a Chinese expat, Dave Yan, who possesses a personal story of dedication, perseverance and ingenuity, released a biographical fiction novel, Over A Year, to celebrate being granted his New Zealand residency. Set in Auckland, the story surrounds the life of an international student, Dave, for the time period … Continue reading

A Dying Gay Brother Inspires a Children’s Story on Tolerance

In a world where gay rights recognition vary tremendously from recognition of same-sex marriage or other types of partnerships, to the death penalty as punishment for same-sex sexual activity or even expression of identity, many of us are longing for positive change and cutting with prejudices, hate and fear of the different. From such thoughts, … Continue reading

‘Icontroversy’, Italian Movie to Denounce Homophobia

  From the first sight, ‘Icontroversy’ a short movie directed by Italian graphic designer and director Antonio Prisco gives a feel of anger, darkness and discontent. The short movie to be first screened in Melbourne, Australia is a violent and personal view of the actual social and religious life in Italy. The lead performer in … Continue reading

l’Homosexualité en Tunisie, vue d’ensemble et prochaine étapes

Article par Admine page: Association Gay et Lesbiennes LGBTT (Tunsie) Personne n’a eu le courage d’aborder le sujet de l’homosexualité puisque c’est déjà une affaire classée pour certains : c’est un pêché. Mais si on prend le risque de s’aventurer dans ce monde là, on va découvrir toutes sortes de choses. Et c’est ce que … Continue reading

Arab and African Country Leaders Walk Out of UN Panel on Gay Rights

Arab and African countries walk out of the Human Rights council panel after UN Secretary General and Human Rights high commissioner address words around violence against LGBT people. Arab and African countries walked out of the chamber following a recorded message addressed by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and a word by Navi Pillay, human … Continue reading

Amnesty International’s Letter in Response to Human Rights Minister

Amnesty International has addressed a letter on February 23rd, to Samir Dilou, Tunisian Minister of Human Rights and Transitional Justice to express its alarm at statements he made about homosexuality in a television talk-show earlier this month. In summary Amnesty International call on Minister of Human Rights and Transitional Justice to: –       Publically retract  the … Continue reading

Tunisia- A Social Revolution? Is it ever Good Time to Speak up for LGBT Rights?

Online homophobic reactions are excessively taking place on the Tunisian corner of the internet. The reactions stirred first by the unprecedented outing of an un-authenticated black and white video, filmed by a prison security camera. The video features the current Minister of Interior, Ali Laarayedh, member of the ruling moderate Islamist Party, Ennahda, in an intimate and … Continue reading