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New Campaign To Help Jamaican LGBT Community

In honor of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Human Rights First unveiled a new campaign. read more

Thugs Attempt to Stop Anti-Homophobia Rainbow Flashmobs Held Across Russia: VIDEO

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

To commemorate the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Russian LGBT people across the country held “rainbow flash” flashmobs where they released multi-colored balloons into the sky. Reportedly, rainbow flashes occurred in Archangelsk, Murmansk, Nahodka, Perm, St. Petersburg, Samara, Syktyvkar,...

Gay Pride Flag Displayed at Costa Rica's Presidential Palace; Christians Speak Out in Opposition

The president of Costa Rica raised the gay pride flag at the presidential palace to mark the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia last Saturday.

First Lady Of Belize Outraged Over Antigay Violence, Fails To Mention Belize’s Antigay Laws

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Queerty

First Lady of Belize Kim Simplis made headlines by coming out strongly against violence targeted at LGBT people. Speaking via video message at an event at the House of Culture in honor of International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, she offered a moral argument for the safety and protection of all citizens. Except she doesn’t […]

Critics Accuse Obama of Snubbing Troops After Obama Honors Troops

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Saturday was Armed Forces Day. How did you celebrate? Oh, you didn't know? Neither did Commander-In-Chief Hussein Obummer. He was too busy celebrating International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia. That's according to right-wing bloggers. And they'd never steer you wrong! Right? Read more...

The First Draft

It seems timely that amidst the week that has just been, today is International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). Just a week ago I was like a lot of other people gripped to social media following the NFL draft, and the rise of Michael Sam. Show More Summary

A Glimpse at International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia

7 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

MANILA, PHILIPPINES - MAY 18: A transexual [woman] participates in a parade to celebrate the ninth International Day Against Homophobia And Transphobia on May 18, 2014 in Manila, Philippines. Commonly referred to as IDAHOT, the day is...Show More Summary

What Happens There Doesn’t Stay There

[guest post by Dana] Yesterday I posted the president’s statement commemorating the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. I waited until this morning to see if the White House was going to perhaps later in the evening release a statement commemorating Armed Forces Day. As of this morning, I am unable to find [...]

His Name Was Mark Carson

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

This weekend as the world marks the International Day Against Homophobia & Transphobia, let us all remember that it was one year ago tonight that LGBT New Yorkers poured into the streets of the West Village to protest the senseless murder of Mark Carson, who was shot point-blank in the head after saying "yes" when asked if he was gay. Show More Summary

‘Vets Die Waiting For Treatment While Pentagon Moves Ahead With Manning Sex Change’

[guest post by Dana] As we were discussing International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, I was reminded of an enraging tie-in between that and the V.A. scandal wherein our veterans are quite literally, in some cases, dying while waiting for treatment. In the wake of an ever-burgeoning “wait for them to die” scandal within the [...]

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

[guest post by Dana] From the White House press release (yesterday): Tomorrow, as we commemorate the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we recommit ourselves to the fundamental belief that all people should be treated equally, that they should have the opportunity to reach their fullest potential, and that no one should face [...]

Being Gay in a Homophobic Caribbean

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia. Two regional bloggers have taken note; one shares his experience of what it is like to be gay in the Caribbean.

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today marks International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), an important date that raises awareness about people around the world who have suffered from hate or prejudice because of their sexual orientation or gender identity. Show More Summary

Nick Clegg: This has been a good week for LBGT rights

Today, on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, Nick Clegg wrote a piece for Pink News: This has been a good week for LGBT rights. Last weekend Austrian drag act Conchita Wurst won the Eurovision song contest, reminding us that we live in the most liberal continent in the world. Some progress was made on […]

Today marks the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Commenting, International Development Minister and former Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone said: “Here in the UK we reached a milestone this year, with the first ever same-sex weddings. I was lucky enough to attend Our Gay Wedding – the musical, which was held at Alexandra Palace Theatre in my constituency on the first day of equal marriages. It […]

Blind Eye to America’s Gay Bigotry

7 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

Today is the International Day Against Homophobia (and Transphobia). A reminder to the US LGBT community: Things aren’t so great out there.

Commemorating International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

Today of all days, we are reminded that the cause of justice can and must triumph over hatred and prejudice. This is a day of action for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities and their allies all over the world. It is time to reaffirm our commitment to the equality and dignity of all...

President Obama, John Kerry Release Statements Marking International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

Tomorrow is IDAHO, and the President has taken note: Tomorrow, as we commemorate the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we recommit ourselves to the fundamental belief that all people should be treated equally, that they should have...

IDAHOT and the LGBT Bridge to Global Human Dignity

On May 17, like one global heart, the LGBT people of Earth will unite for their own survival and liberation on the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT), with nations and activists marking the occasion on all seven continents. Show More Summary

Quote Of The Day - President Obama

7 months agoLGBT / Gay : Joe. My. God.

"Tomorrow, as we commemorate the 10th annual International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, we recommit ourselves to the fundamental belief that all people should be treated equally, that they should have the opportunity to reach...Show More Summary

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