Former Reagan aide wants South to secede from America over gay rights
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A former aide to US presidents Ronald Reagan and George Bush Snr. has proposed that the southern states of the United States secede from America over LGBTI rights similarly to how they did over slavery before the Civil War.
Conservative author and columnist Douglas MacKinnon has suggested that South Carolina, Georgia and Florida become their own country, called ‘Reagan’ after his former boss, to escape what he terms America’s ‘fiscal insanity and moral decay.’
Speaking on the Janet Mefferd Show on Tuesday to discuss his new book ‘The Secessionist S
The CEO of a Chinese e-commerce company has posted a banned gay advert on social media that has since gone viral.
The poster did not pass censors but Li Guoqing on Tuesday uploaded the advert to his Weibo account - the Chinese version of Twitter - anyway, making Dangdang is the first Chinese company to openly support LGBTI people.
The poster shows two men walking hand in hand above the words: ‘I fear prejudice but I dare to love.’
The poster was for the 'Dare to Do, Dare to Be' campaign, which celebrates the company's fifteenth anniversary.
LGBTI Liberians have gone into hiding after the church said Ebola was a punishment from God for homosexuality.
LGBTI people in the capital Monrovia have been harassed, beaten and a few have had their cars smashed.
‘Since church ministers declared Ebola was a plague sent by God to punish sodomy in Liberia, the violence toward gays has escalated. They're even asking for the death penalty. We're living in fear,’ LGBTI activist Leroy Ponpon told Reuters.
'In the day, we move around wearing sunglasses and disguises. The problem with moving at night is that it is not safe in Monrovia in the