Tag: gay rights

Michael Sam’s draft signals change, progress in NFL, America

Michael Sam’s draft signals change, progress in NFL, America

| May 20, 2014

By Brenda Robinson There are a lot of things America has gotten wrong, but within the last month, America got two of three things right. Three leading news stories, within the referenced time period, prove the point. Firstly, the Supreme Court’s ruling upholding Michigan’s ban on affirmative action was wrong. However, secondly, the Obama’s administration’s […]

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Justices decline case on gay rights

| April 8, 2014

Ever wonder why all of a sudden, this nation is fixated on “gay” issues? No doubt, it’s important to a lot of folks but with so many people out of jobs, so much violence in the streets, an educational system that is falling behind the rest of the world, the U.S. piling up debts trying […]

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BBC News – Nigeria gays: 20 lashes for ‘homosexual offences’

BBC News – Nigeria gays: 20 lashes for ‘homosexual offences’

| March 10, 2014

Nigeria gays: 20 lashes for ‘homosexual offences’ Islamic courts operate in mainly Muslim northern Nigeria Four Nigerian men have received 20 lashes each after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicted them of gay sex, officials say. Confessions had been forced from the Muslim men after they were beaten up in custody, […]

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Resistance rises to Africa’s anti-gay laws

| March 5, 2014

  (GIN)—Tough new laws criminalizing Africa’s LGBT community are getting some push back from Africans themselves who argue that more important issues are being swept under the rug during this relentless anti-gay crusade. In Uganda, opposition leader Kizza Besigye attacked the new laws signed by President Yoweri Museveni. He disputed the claim that homosexuality was […]

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Intolerance hardens toward gays across Africa

Intolerance hardens toward gays across Africa

| January 19, 2014

Governments across Africa are decreeing new punitive laws against gay nationals just as displays of tolerance and acceptance are being seen around the world.

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