Tag: gay

“Stay Away From Benue State” – Governor Ortom Warns That He Will Not Spare Homosexuals

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has cautioned gays to stay away from the state, warning that his administration would not spare anyone caught practising homosexuality in the state. The governor gave the warning when he hosted the Prelate of the Anglican Communion of Nigeria, Archbishop Nicholas Okoh, in Makurdi,[Read More…]

U.S. Supreme Court Extends Same-Sex Marriage Nationwide

The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the U.S. Constitution provides same-sex couples the right to marry in a historic triumph for the American gay rights movement. The court ruled 5-4 that the Constitution’s guarantees of due process and equal protection under the law mean that states cannot ban same-sex[Read More…]

US Warns Gambian President, Yahya Jammeh, To Be More Tolerant of Gays Or Made To Face The Consequences

The United States has criticized Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on Saturday for “unconscionable” remarks, after he reportedly threatened to slit the throats of gay men in his country. In Case You Missed It, Gambian President Yahya Jammeh Threatens To Slit The Throats Of Gay Men…. Jammeh made homosexuality illegal in[Read More…]

Being A Lesbian Is Not ‘A Character Flaw’- Queen Latifah

by Zenith Oduah Queen Latifah has said that she doesn’t see being gay or lesbian as a “character flaw”. The 45-year-old former rapper,TV host and actress has never publicly spoken about sexuality but believes society and the black community need to less antiquated. Speaking to Uptown magazine, she said: “People’s[Read More…]

Adebisi Alimi: The New Face Of HIV Is Gay & Young [Must Read Op-ED]

Infection rates among young gay men are on the rise—and veterans of the fight against AIDS are struggling to find a way to get the message out to the next generation. In a small community hall in London’s Soho, a group of young gay men gather. They are 16 to[Read More…]

Russia Say Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘Should Be Banned’ From Country After Coming Out As Gay

A Russian politician says Apple CEO Tim Cook ‘should be banned’ from entering the country after he came out as gay for the first time. Anti LGBT campaigner Vitaly Milonov reportedly suggested that head of the electronics giant could bring ‘the Ebola virus, Aids or gonorrhea’, drawing on his stereotypes[Read More…]

Breaking: ‘Proud To Be Gay’ Apple Chief Tim Cook Reveals

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out as gay Thursday and said that fighting for equality is at the core of his personal and business ethos. The head of the tech giant said his sexuality has never been a secret at his company, but acknowledging his homosexuality as a public statement[Read More…]

WWE Legend, Pat Patterson, Says He’s Gay & Has Been In The Closet For 50 Years

WWE legend Pat Patterson has revealed that he’s been living in the closet for the past 50 years — and has finally decided to go public about that fact he’s a gay man. The 73-year-old dropped the news on the finale of WWE Network’s “Legends’ House”. He said, “For once in my[Read More…]

“I Cannot Go Back To My County” Nigerian Lesbian In UK Begs For Asylum

The Daily Independent, UK, has reported that a Nigerian seeking asylum, Aderonke Apata, felt she had tried everything to persuade the Home Office she was gay. She’d sent letters from former girlfriends – both in Britain and Nigeria – and supporting statements from friends. But once her claim that she could[Read More…]

Michael Sam, First Openly Gay Player Drafted By NFL, Congratulated By Obama

(CNN) — President Barack Obama congratulated Michael Sam on Saturday for being the first openly gay football player taken in the National Football League draft, the White House said in a statement. “From the playing field to the corporate boardroom, LGBT Americans prove everyday that you should be judged by what you do[Read More…]