- Digital Trends via Yahoo! SportsFeb 12 09:18 AM
The Indonesian government wants all lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) emojis banned from messaging apps such as Facebook and WhatsApp. Earlier this week, the powers that be in Indonesia successfully forced popular messaging app Line to remove LGBT stickers from its Indonesian e-store. Now the country’s government has WhatsApp and Facebook in its targets. Despite the fact that ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 11:44 PM
In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country.
- Time MagazineFeb 11 09:32 AM
Some employers are cutting domestic-partner benefits
- ABC NewsFeb 11 08:01 AM
A gay imam from Algeria is working with an LGBT association in Marseille to counsel and protect young gay Muslims who make their way to the ancient port city
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- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsFeb 11 07:51 AM
MARSEILLE, France (AP) — Growing up in Algeria, Shaira had almost everything a young man could wish for. But he also had a big secret.
- Yahoo Finance via Yahoo! NewsFeb 12 09:37 AM
Joel Gay helms Energy Recovery, which he argues is well-poised to navigate the rocky oil market.
- Sin Chew Jit PohFeb 11 11:22 PM
A man browsing gay emojis from an instant messaging app in Jakarta. Photo courtesy: AFP Jakarta (AFP) -- In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country.
Indonesia bans gay emoji and stickers from messa... - The Guardian
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- The Huffington PostFeb 10 11:42 AM
When I read that The Huffington Post's " Gay Voices" page was being changed to "Queer Voices," I felt a pang. The pang got my attention because I don't have a painful history with the word "queer." The fact that I don't compelled me to take a deeper look at the argument, and my reaction, from all angles. I understand and respect the word " gay" -- even as an "umbrella term" -- is not an inclusive...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsFeb 12 01:07 PM
Married or not, straight or gay, you and your sweetheart will be welcome in Lourdes, the town in southwestern France that has attracted "miracle" seekers for a century and a half, officials said Friday. "Come to Lourdes to say I love you," beckons a flyer put out by the Lourdes diocese, touting a "couples weekend" as part of efforts to boost dwindling visitor numbers. "The miracle of Lourdes is...
- The GuardianFeb 10 04:09 AM
US shows such as Looking offer a more diverse portrayal of gay life, but we have a long way to go before LGBT characters stop being defined by their sexuality In a 2003 episode of Will and Grace, Fagmalion , Will (the sensible, career-driven one who’s always the butt of fat jokes) and Jack (the promiscuous, youth-obsessed one who’s always jumping between jobs and lovers) decide to embark on a ...
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