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How This Black Gay Politician Is Standing Up to the Far-Right Government in Brazil

From Time by Ciara Nugent For his first two weeks in Brazil’s Congress in February, David Miranda, 34, was too scared to take the microphone. Far-right firebrand Jair Bolsonaro, known for homophobic and racist outbursts and policy pledges had just assumed the presidency. Violence against LGBTQ people in Brazil was at near-record levels. Miranda, a […]

10 men arrested for participating in “gay wedding” in Tanzania subjected to anal examinations

From Metro Weekly by John Riley Last week, 10 men in Tanzania who were arrested for allegedly participating in a same-sex wedding ceremony on the island of Zanzibar were subjected to anal examinations to prove their homosexuality, reports The Associated Press. The anal examinations, which purport to discover evidence of homosexual activity, are not based on […]