Tragic Homophobic Murder of Gay Italian in Tunisia

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A tragic and homophobic murder of a Gay Italian in Tunisia sheds light on the vulnerable situation of Tunisian Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people.   An Italian national tourist, was found dead, murdered, in his apartment in the medina, Hammamet city, a touristic city on the east-northern coasts of Tunisia. Reports indicate he was … Continue reading

Tunisian Human Rights Minister Rejects Gay Rights UNHRC Recommendations

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By Fadi Krouj and Dan Littauer Tunisian minister of human rights, transitional justice and spokesman of the Tunisian government, Samir Dilou has rejected a recommendation by the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) to decriminalize same-sex acts, stating that sexual orientation was a western concept which is incompatible with Islam, Tunisian culture and traditions. In … Continue reading

New evidences on the complicit of the Iraqi government as a new massacre is waiting to happen against emo and LGBTQ youth

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A new wave of emo youth murders in Iraq is expected to take place today March 11th and tomorrow the 12th. A list (pictured here) has been posted, naming future targets of emo youths to be executed in their respective districts (numbered). The note was posted, two weeks ago, in three neighborhoods of Baghdad: Al-Sadr … Continue reading

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

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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

History of Anti-Gay Marriage


The topic of gay marriage has only recently become a widely-debated issue. Gay couples began to demand equal civil rights, including the right to the legal protections of marriage, in the early 1970s. But public comment against gay marriage didn’t begin until material moves toward legalizing the act were made. As a consequence, anti-gay marriage … Continue reading

BREAKING NEWS: Historic Decision: UN Human Rights Council Passes First-Ever Resolution on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity


Adapted from the ILGA: INTERNATIONAL LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, TRANS AND INTERSEX ASSOCIATION   Today’s resolution is the first UN resolution ever to bring specific focus to human rights violations based on sexual orientation and gender identity, and follows a joint statement on these issues delivered at the March session of the council. It affirms the universality … Continue reading