Roy Cooper believes federal court decision in Virginia case makes gay marriage inevitable in his state
North Carolina's attorney general announced Monday (28 July) that he believes it will be 'futile' to defend his state's ban on gay marriage in court.
Roy Cooper made an announcement shortly after an appeals court upheld a decision striking down Virginia's gay marriage ban. The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit is the governing judicial circuit for Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina and South Carolina.
'I have concluded that the state of North Carolina will not
Hardy portrays Ronald and Reggie Kray (aka the Kray Twins) who ran East London’s underworld in the 1950s and '60s
Photo by Vanessa Lua
It's already known that Tom Hardy will portray gay singer Elton John in an upcoming biopic.
Now it turns out that the gangster twins he plays in the film Legend - Ronald and Reggie Kray (aka the Kray Twins) - were also both gay.
The film is currently in production and is expected to be released in 2015. It tells the story of the infamous twins who started a gang that ran East London’s underworld in the 1950s and '60s called The Firm.
Over 5,000 people celebrated Gay Pride in the English town of Norfolk over the weekend.
Highlighting LGBTI diversity in schools and promoting acceptance in sport, particularly with regards to the current Commonwealth Games, Norwich Pride started by turning the entire city into a flurry of rainbows.
Rainbow flags were flown from some of the most prominent town buildings including police headquarters at Wymondham, hospitals, department stores, the Norwich Puppet Theatre, the Castle Museum and City Hall.
Organizers called this the ‘biggest’ pride event yet, with act
The first same-sex couple to legally marry in the Mexican state of Michoacan has set another precedent in obtaining the legal right to have children
Photo via Facebook.
A lesbian couple in Mexico won a court ruling validating their marriage, allowing them to pursue parenthood should they wish.
Alejandra Banderas Rosales y Claudia Brizeiry López Ramos, who became the first same-sex couple to legally wed in the state of Michoacan on 12 March 2014, were informed over the weekend their case against Mexico’s Family Code proved successful.
The couple was battling against Articles 123 and 125 of
Police and government authorities in Kingston, Jamaica are reportedly debating opening a new homeless shelter specifically for LGBT individuals.
In October 2012 GSN reported Jamaica AIDS Support (JAS) and the Jamaica Forum for Lesbians, All-Sexuals and Gays (J-FLAG) announced the closure of an LGBT homeless shelter because officials were ‘concerned about the action of homosexuals behaving badly and selling sexual services on the streets of Kingston’.
At the time a group of LGBT people were squatting in an abandoned home, and then a sewer, about which local residents submitted complaints
Nigeria’s State Security Service have arrested a ‘homosexual cross-dresser,’ over a an attempted assassination on the country’s former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari but the country’s Opposition think it’s a set up
Photo by Facebook
Nigeria’s Osun Defender newspaper is reporting that the country’s State Security Service has arrested a ‘clearly homosexual cross-dresser’ as the ‘suspected mastermind’ of an attempted suicide bombing attack on former dictator Major General Muhammadu Buhari.
The State Security Service apprehended the ‘homosexual cross-dresser’ near the site of the bombing near a ma
One-in-ten people in the Danish dependency of the Faroe Islands marched in the Faroe Pride March on Sunday as lawmakers continue to oppose the legalization of same-sex marriage despite wide public support for the reform
Photo by Faroe Pride/Facebook
Police in the Faroe Islands estimate that one-in-ten people in the country marched for LGBTI equality on Sunday at Faroe Pride.
The Faroe Islands are an autonomous country and a dependency of Denmark and it remains the only part of Scandinavia other than Finland that does not allow same-sex couples to marry.