Veteran spokesperson for the Tasmanian Gay and Lesbian Rights Group and national convener of Australian Marriage Equality, Rodney Croome has been named the 2015 Australian of the year for his home state of Tasmania.
Croome was honored for his 26 year involvement in the fight for LGBTI equality which has culminated in his role as national spokesperson for the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in Australia.
Croome began his activism in 1988 in Hobart’s Salamanca Markets where he was one of 130 LGBTI activists who were subjected to a series of mass arrests for trying to hold a gay r
US Family Research Council president Tony Perkins has warned that ‘climate change alarmists’ are seeking to ‘promote homosexuality’ to control the population growth of humans on the Earth
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Family Research Council president Tony Perkins warned yet again on Wednesday that he fears for the future of humanity if gays and lesbians are allowed their rights, saying he believes that equality for people in same-sex relationships is part of a conspiracy by people who believe in global warming.
Perkins made the comments in response to a caller on his Washington Watch radio show who
'With this verdict, an opportunity to showcase Singapore as a truly accepting, open and inclusive society – and a great place to live, work and play – has been missed,' 14 local LGBTI rights groups said in a joint statement.
'An opportunity to demonstrate that we all stand by our guiding principle
You’ll need a little more when channeling your inner Tarzan in Swedish Lapland, the country’s northernmost region accessible from Stockholm via car, train or plane in just a few hours (SAS fly daily between Stockholm and Lulea).
If Stockholm is the gay mecca of Sweden, then Lulea is the gorgeous in a woodsy-kinda-way big brother.
Lulea is a brawns and beauty kind of place, a rugged countryside proud of its heritage and equally accepting of its LGBTI community as Stockholm, so much so the region’s townspeople come together for an annual gay pride celebration
Jo’burg is South Africa’s largest city population-wise, and that’s not even counting the 6 million trees.
As the biggest economy in Africa, Johannesburg is also a booming powerhouse for culture and entertainment.
Yes, sister Cape Town is Design Capital 2014, but not only does Jo’burg (as it’s affectionately called) have its own Beefcakes (see below), but it is a beautifully landscaped city with design merits all its own.
A visit to Johannesburg during late spring, typically from October to November, is ideal to see the Jacaranda trees explode in blooms on either side of wide residential