In what has been described as a surprise revealation and which has sparked a rare public discussion about China's largely overlooked transgender community, prominent LGBT rights activist and sexologist on Thursday revealed that she is in a long-term relationship with a transgender man.
The 62-year-old respected sociologist wrote about her partner on her Sina blog, where she has over 300,000 followers, in response to a column in a tabloid that had alleged that she is a lesbian.
'My partner is physically a woman, but psychologically, a man. His appearance and thoughts are like every
Several well-known organizations in the Middle East and North Africa have issued a joint statement to condemn the raid of a gay bathhouse in Cairo on Dec 7 in which 26 or 33 men, according to various media reports, have been arrested.
The men were arrested for the alleged 'group practice of deviance' in exchange for money inside the bathhouse.
TV presenter Mona Iraqi is alleged to have reported the venue to the police who also filmed the raid and broadcast the incident on her TV show 'Al-Mistakhabi' ('The Concealed') on a private television channel Al Kahera Wal Nas.
US Supreme Court denies the Florida Attorney General's request for the court to keep same-sex marriage ban
Florida is on its way to becoming the 36th state in the US to allow same-sex marriage after the US Supreme Court on Friday the US Supreme Court cleared the way for weddings in the state to start next month.
The Supreme Court ruled 7-2, the Miami Herald reported.
Florida's Republican attorney general, Pamela Jo Bondi, had asked the Supreme Court to block an earlier ruling by US District Judge Robert L Hinkle in August, which declared the state's ban on same-sex marriage
My first interaction with Kathy Baldock, the founder and director of Canyon Walker Connections, was in 2012.
She had shared information on line about the newly formed Restored Hope Network and its new leader, Robert Gagnon. I had just completed some advocacy for California’s new law protecting minors from “reparative therapy” and was writing about this new and threatening group. I fought them from behind my keyboard. Kathy was arguing with them face-to-face.