Daily Archives: 06/24/2014

US: Trans woman burned to death in Florida


Pink News | June 23, 2014 A trans woman has been found burned to death behind a dumpster in Fort Myers, Florida. The woman has been identified as Yazmin Shancez, 31, though initial police report misgendered her and referred to … Continue reading

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Tony Kushner on Suffering Actors, the Wayward Left and the ‘Dream’ of Revolution


Emily Wilson | Truthdig | June 18, 2014   Tony Kushner poses at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis in 2009. AP/Craig Lassig   For someone who finds writing tortuous, Tony Kushner does a lot of it. Probably best known for his … Continue reading

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Ugandan LGBT Community Loses Workshop Lawsuit Against Minister of Justice


Melanie Nathan  Oblogdeeoblogda | June 23, 2014. Today the LGBT Community in Uganda suffered a blow when the case they had brought in the Ugandan courts against the Attorney General and the Minister of Ethics and Integrity, Fr. Simon Lokodo, was … Continue reading

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Court releases memo justifying drone killings of Americans


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Study links autism and pesticide exposure


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Breaking: Whistle-blower says Phoenix VA falsifying records, hiding veterans deaths


Tom Boggioni | Raw Story | June 23, 2014 In an exclusive interview with a Veterans Administration scheduler, CNN is reporting that staffers at the troubled Phoenix VA hospital have been altering records, deleting ‘deceased’ designations from the files of … Continue reading

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San Francisco hotel launches champagne delivering drone


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Singapore Catholic archbishop calls on Holy Spirit to ‘restore’ gay people


Gay Asia News | June 23, 2014 Singapore: The Catholic Archbishop of Singapore has in an open letter called upon the Holy Spirit to “restore” gay people and condemned the LGBT community for a lifestyle “detrimental to society.” “The LGBT … Continue reading

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Indian health minister’s conjugal sex only policy irks HIV/AIDS and LGBT activists


Gay Asia News | June 23, 2014 New Delhi: Health and LGBT rights officials are offended with India’s new health minister wanting to promote only sex between husband and wife as a way to combat HIV/AIDS. Dr. Harsh Vardhan who … Continue reading

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Mongolian LGBT community skeptical over anti-discriminatory law reforms


Gay Asia News | June 23, 2014 Ulaanbaatar:  The Mongolian government has begun reforms of the country’s legal system to prevent discrimination but the LGBT community and rights activists remains skeptical saying it falls short of tackling hate crimes. Hate … Continue reading

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