We've all heard "I can't be homophobic, I have gay friends" defense or some variation on it. However simply knowing a gay person does not inoculate a person from being homophobic.
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Many of you may remember the documentary Gen Silent from last year’s Vancouver Queer Film Festival
"Imagine being rushed to the hospital for a life-threatening illness or accident, and being turned away for being trans
That was a busy summer, so busy that we in the Gaily World News department
One of the more intriguing campaigns we've seen over the past few years, I believe, has been 'It Gets Better'
There’s so much to do so little time this summer
In light of outbursts made by Kobe Bryant and Joakim Noah, this edition of Gaily World News Briefs is dedicated to gays and their supporters in sports.
St. Petersburg, Russia-Flash mob silently announces their pride
Kansas City, USA - ACLU to schools: Stop web filtering LGBT content
Yes! Please allow us to youtube Sassy Gay Friend and Lady Gaga music videos again!
Now if only this translated into more sexy gay rugby players...
"Canada's diversity includes gay and lesbian Canadians, who enjoy the full protection of and equal treatment under the law, including access to civil marriage." This seems to sum up all the victories and legal standings of the LGBT community.
Remember when credible reports of a person's sexuality came from a person? Neither do I. As long as orientation is the subject of gossip blogs and sensationalized tabloids, it'll be treated as some scandalous personality flaw.
The Vancouver Men's Chorus offer their gorgeous arrangement of song and a story about the pain of growing up gay. The heart-wrenching account of exclusion, harassment, and violence is one of many similar stories shared through the It Gets Better Project.
I don't know what they're celebrating as any of the gays I know can't seem to get past the "It's Complicated" status.
Scotland-February is LGBT History Month
Pink really is the new Black as Scotland celebrates LGBT History Month in February.
Wonder if this would've raised their ire if they were an unwed couple expecting the son of God?
Regina, Saskatchewan-Sask. Gay Marriage Refusal Law Ruled Unconstitutional
Things in the prairies are becoming interesting as a court rules that refusing to marry gays is unconstitutional.
Gaily World News Briefs is a new feature here from HIM. We will be giving you the scoop on what's happening in the world for gay guys. Enjoy!
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In the end, I think you have to accept, the way that many Jews have had to accept, that we gays will always be hated more than most.
The guys at Health Initiative for Men know that life can be challenging.
HIM promoted a poster campaign during the Olympics. The campaign showed visitors the diverse and accepting side of Vancouver, while promoting public displays of gay affection. The posters included images of gay couples expressing affection on various street corners in Vancouver.
Quebec has introduced a province-wide policy against homophobia.
I had the pleasure of attending the Gay Men’s Health summit this past Monday and Tuesday, a conference sponsored by HIM and The Community Based Research Centre.
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