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Kenyan Film Tells Stories Of LGBT Lives

A man arranges a sexual liaison with another man and sits in a hotel room, waiting for a knock on the door. Teenage girlfriends face an awkward reunion after being pulled apart by school officials. A woman and her female partner dream up an escape plan as angry mobs threaten to evict gays from their […]

Berlin now has its first lesbian burial ground, launched by a German organization for older lesbians, to remember the dead and celebrate living lesbians. Not every gay woman wants to be buried there, though. On a Saturday morning, Berlin’s Georgen Parochial cemetery in Prenzlauer Berg is the picture of serene. At the top of a […]

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A gay refugee from an African country where people are jailed for being a homosexual does qualify for asylum, the EU rules. The fear of imprisonment for homosexuality in African countries is grounds for asylum in the European Union, Europe’s highest court has ruled. According to the European Court of Justice, a gay refugee from a […]

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In what has been hailed as a legal revolution, Germany is to become the first country in Europe to start giving parents the option of a third, “indeterminate” gender description on the birth certificates for their newborns, in addition to standard choices of male or female. The option of “gender: ‘blank’” is to be introduced […]

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LUXEMBOURG – Gays and lesbians from nations that have criminalized their sexual orientation can be granted refuge in the European Union, but only if they are demonstratively persecuted, a top EU lawyer said on Thursday. Homosexuality is officially a crime in 38 countries in sub-Saharan Africa, according to the Amnesty International human rights organisation. Many […]

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