Human rights supporters have documented at least four occasions in the past two years where mobs shouting homophobic slurs have unearthed bodies of gay men or those suspected of being gay and dragged them across the landscape. In some cases, the bodies were dumped outside the homes of their families.
The same-sex couple Tiwonge Chimbalanga and Steven Monjeza, accused of buggery and gross indecency after becoming engaged in a public ceremony, on Tuesday invoked their right to remain silent in the case.
by Translation by Staff Writer Esther Rubio-Sheffrey and Contributor Rex Wockner
SDGLN offers an English translation of the Spanish letter released by Latino heartthrob singer Ricky Martin, who declared: “Today I ACCEPT MY HOMOSEXUALITY as a gift that life gives me. I feel blessed to be who I am.”
Gay rights groups in the Netherlands that threatened to sue a retired U.S. general over controversial comments about homosexuals serving in the Dutch military said today that they will not sue him for slander and libel.