(Lagos) Legislation being considered by Nigeria's House of Representatives would make it a criminal offense to associate with known homosexuals.
I've come to the realisation (although I've had my suspicions in the past) that being gay is pass', especially in Johannesburg. Gone are the days of marching for our rights. M even noted the other day that there are only two gay support groups in the whole of Gauteng, in a region that services more than half the country's population.
"A couple of years ago I was sitting in the Kodak Theatre with my acceptance speech in my pocket, waiting to get up and say that I was the first openly gay actor to win an Oscar. Unfortunately, that was the year the blacks won." – Ian McKellen
News24 invited the abovementioned idiot into a debate with Glenn de Swardt of the gay and lesbian association Triangle Project. See related link for the debate.
"Hong Kong's government on Monday caved in to a challenge against its gay sex laws, effectively lowering the homosexual age of consent from 21 to 16."
20 September 2006
WebMD writes: Nearly one in 10 men who say they’re straight have sex only with other men, a New York City survey finds. Yes, you read that right.
I hereby call on a boycott of SABC 2's Morning Live show. A friend of mine writes:
The South African Blood Service has finally given in to pressure and facts, and reduced their requirement for blood donations from gay men, from five years of celibacy to just six months (see related link).
A judge has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mark James, a gay man due to be sentenced for knowingly passing HIV to his partner, after he failed to attend London's Isleworth Crown Court on Wednesday.