"Are you going to watch the Super Bowl today?""No, I don't watch sports.""Oh, right, I forgot, you're gay.""What?!?"For the record, other than being attracted to men, not women, there are very few things that I do because I'm gay. No, I don't watch the Superbowl. Show More Summary
Benedict Cumberbatch is calling for the UK Government to pardon men who were prosecuted under a law of “gross indecency” that made being gay or bisexual a crime. But appeals for royal support from William and Kate, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, appear to have been ignored. Show More Summary
Actor Benedict Cumberbatch was among some 75,000 people to sign a petition Saturday urging a pardon for all gay men convicted of indecency in Britain under historic laws. Cumberbatch is Oscar-nominated for his role as gay mathematician Alan Turing, whose code-cracking skills helped Britain fight...
Mary Cheney, the openly gay daughter of former Vice President Dick Cheney, who married her partner Heather Poe in June 2012, wondered aloud on Facebook this week why it is "socially acceptable" for men to dress up as women but not for white people to wear blackface. In an apparently private post obtained by CNN, Cheney asked, "Should both be OK or neither?"
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In the last few weeks Manning has declared that Starbucks laces their lattes with "sodomite semen" (which can get women pregnant), that former President George H.W. Bush has had "anal sex with 100 men," that all gay Americans will "become cannibals" by next year, and that Islamists are justified to execute homosexuals. Show More Summary
Benedict Cumberbatch has called on the British government to pardon thousands of gay men convicted of gross indecency.
Alan Turing, whom the actor played in The Imitation Game, was among those convicted
As football fans make the drive to Arizona’s University of Phoenix Stadium for the Super Bowl, they will see two 48- by 14-foot digital billboards featuring a couple of buff men in a locker room, holding footballs. The first ad is on the highway leading up to the arena, with the second directly...
A screening of The Imitation Game hosted by the American ambassador Matthew Barzun saw Alan Turing’s nephew Sir John Dermot Turing and his great-niece Rachel Barnes welcomed to 24 Grosvenor Square. There Barzun spoke of the… Continue reading The post Benedict Cumberbatch: Pardon all gay men convicted under same law as Alan Turing appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Nine Ugandan gay men were accosted by a homophobic mob as they departed from the Rainbow Health Foundation’s STI health clinic in the rural western part of the country. Police purportedly took the men into custody for their own protection,...
Yet another group of men suspected of being gay have been arrested in Nigeria, this time in the northern, predominantly Muslim city of Kano where Sharia law is in effect. The 12 men were accosted by Sharia law enforcement at...
Benedict Cumberbatch has joined the call for overturning "indecency" convictions handed down to gay men like war hero Alan Turing, whom he portrays in the film "Imitation Game." Turing was a computer scientist and mathematician who helped crack the Nazi naval code known as "Enigma" during World War II, leading to the Allied victory. Show More Summary
Phase 1, both the oldest standing lesbian bar in America and the last to remain in the nation's capital, closed abruptly this month. Meanwhile, venues for gay men are booming. What's the future of lesbian nightlife in DC?
The National Institutes of Health have put forth nearly half a million dollars for a study being conducted by Columbia University analyzing gay mens’ use of geolocation-based networking apps like Grindr, Scruff, and Jack’d. “Smartphone technologies have provided a new...
One of the three men arrested on suspicion of homosexuality in The Gambia back in December has been admitted to a hospital due to "excessive bleeding" and reportedly fears for his life. Freedom Newspaper, a Gambian online news site, claims...
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