Scotland plans a blanket pardon for gay men convicted under outdated indecency laws, the Guardian reports: Holyrood’s justice secretary, Michael Matheson, told the chamber on Tuesday afternoon that the parliament would bring forward a Scottish “Turin… Read The post Scotland Moves to Pardon Gay Men Convicted Under Outdated Indecency Laws appeared first on Towleroad.
Bill Cornwell and Tom Doyle lived in a brownstone in the West Village for over five decades. They were artists, neighborhood fixtures and committed partners. Their enduring love never seemed to them to need codification — not to mention that for most of their relationship, gay marriage was illegal. Mr. Show More Summary
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is funding a project to investigate a personalized web app that is designed to encourage young men at risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), to get routine testing. The funding for "Get Connected" is supported by the new NIH Adolescent Trials Network. As part of the UNC/Emory Center for Innovative Technology.
The BBC reports: The Scottish government is to move to pardon men who were convicted of same-sex offences before laws against homosexuality were scrapped. The UK government has announced plans for posthumous pardons for men who were convicted under laws now abolished. Show More Summary
(University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing) The National Institutes of Health is funding a project to investigate a web app designed to encourage young men at risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections, to get routine testing. The funding for 'Get Connected' is supported by the new Adolescent Trials Network.
Grindr has taken steps to inhibit the marketing of illegal drugs by users of its app, which is said to be the most widely used mobile phone hookup app for gay men in the world. Last month WEHOville called out the West Hollywood-based company for facilitating the sale of drugs such as methamphetamine. Show More Summary
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Reddit has been hosting a semi-squabblefest which finds the community bickering ad infinitum about what films and television shows are markedly bad for the gays. It begins, as such semi-squabblefests often do, with a seemingly benign question presented by a certain ShawnSparkles: “Any shows or movies that you feel give gay men a ‘bad name?'” Unsurprisingly, [...]
Conservative justice minister Sam Gyimah staged a sucessful filibuster during the Parliamentary debate over "Turing's law", which would make the 65,000 men convicted of "gross indecency" under various UK anti-sodomy laws eligible for pardons, clearing their criminal records. (more…)
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A bill named for WWII codebreaker Alan Turing that would have pardoned more than 49,000 gay men convicted under gross indecency laws has failed in UK parliament after the Government’s Justice Minister Sam Gyimah, who had proposed an alternative… Read The post ‘Alan Turing Bill’ to Pardon 49,000+ Gay Men Fails in UK Parliament: WATCH appeared first on Towleroad.
Justin Sayre may be attracted to men, but that doesn’t mean he’s a fan of “masculinity,” at least in the stereotypical sense. In his new video for HuffPost Queer Voices, the sassy writer-performer opens up about that irony ? and it’s a hoot. “My therapist and I discovered that I don’t like men. Show More Summary
Britain’s Ministry of Justice is considering a new law that would clear the records of deceased gay and bisexual men convicted of criminal offenses that are no longer illegal. While none of those pardoned will be named or singled out, there are many well-known convictions, such as Oscar Wilde’s, that would be considered as part […]
The Sun reports: There was widespread anger in the House of Commons as the Government talked out the Turing bill, which would automatically pardon gay men convicted of now abolished sexual offences. MPs shouted ‘shame’ and ‘shameful’ as Justice Minister Sam Gyimah killed off SNP MP John Nicolson’s private members bill. Show More Summary
Convictions of "buggery" and "indecency" will remain for now, thanks to wrangling in London.
Last week, we told you about 31-year-old Dewey Lainhart and his 22-year-old fiancé Cody Moore, two men interviewed by Wall Street Journal’s Jason Bellini during a Trump rally in Cincinnati. When asked if they felt comfortable being affectionate with one another in a roomful of racists, sexists and homophobes, one of men replied, “Ain’t nobody said nothing ’bout [...]