The Catholic employee of a Polish branch of the Swedish furniture and household goods retailer reportedly quoted passages from the Bible that homosexuals deserved to die.
At 8 PM on the evening of Friday, July 13, 1934, German Reich Chancellor Adolf Hitler stepped to the speaker s lectern of the Reichstag in Berlin s Kroll Opera House to explain his murderous conduct during the recent Nazi Blood Purge against the top leadership cadre of the brownshirted SA Stormtroopers during the weekend of June 30 July 2, 1934.In front of him stood steel helmeted, armed SS troopers, and there were more placed strategically throughout the chamber, the first and only time such an event occurred throughout the 12 years of the Third Reich. Indeed, Hitler feared assassination from his own followers as a result of the national murder weekend, and rightly so, for some of the victims had been his most intimate followers, such as his SA Chief of Staff, Captain Ernst Rohm.
Abu Dhabi: In a major break away from global view towards gay men and lesbian women, who since time immemorial have been targets of society''s persecution and violence, a new study says in India the outlook towards the third gender is changing."In India and China, the reverse pattern emerged. Those who were highest on endorsement of traditional gender roles were the most positive toward gay men and lesbian women," said study researcher Maria Laura Bettinsoli from New York University in UAE. While the new research showed that gay men were even more disliked than their women counterparts as revealed in the results, published in the journal BMC Pediatrics, the study also suggested that the negative attitudes were guided by the perception that gays and lesbians violate traditional gender norms.
Even months after the Supreme Court's pathbreaking verdict abolishing the Section 377 of the IPC, India, it seems, is not a safe place for homosexuals. In yet another hate crime against lesbians, two women, in their early twenties, on July 28, were allegedly thrown out of a hotel in Chennai. There were allegations that the behaviour of the young couple led to the discomfort of other guests present in the hotel.The incident comes to light after one of the girls named Rasika Gopalakrishnan took to social media to narrate the ordeal she and her friend Shivangi Singh faced last month. In a hard hitting Facebook post, Gopalakrishnan said, "My friend and I decided to go to a bar called The Slate Hotels on a Saturday night. While dancing, there were 4 to 5 men who were standing at the bar and were constantly staring at us, making us very uncomfortable".
Talking about his gay character, Ayushmann feels that the culture needs to be normalized at the root level. The actor insists that for such a thing to take place, the cinema should be commercial and not preachy, in order to attract more people. "Shubh Mangal Zyada Saavdhan is an important film in the commercial mainstream space. It is important to make films based on gay rights in the commercial sphere because that way you are not preaching the converted, " Ayushmann told IANS, adding, "You are probably talking to those who have biases against towards homosexuals. We have to reach to the lowest common denominator. They need to watch the film and realise how important it is to give gay people their rights. "
Wallabies superstar Israel Folau. Credits: Image Getty, video NewshubRugby Australia has told Israel Folau it will terminate his contract unless the Wallabies superstar can explain his latest social media attacks on homosexuals.
On September 6, the Supreme Court of India delivered its landmark verdict by scrapping the 158 years old archaic law that criminalised homosexuality. The apex court said that ;History owes an apology to LGBT;. However, the taboo continues to haunt homosexuals in many parts of Africa. The history of Africa doesn;t owe an apology to gays or lesbians and it is still considered sin and sometimes a sign that a sinister spell has been cast on you. A report by Thomson Reuters Foundation encapsulates a series of horrendous methods that were being applied to lesbians just because some people thought that it was a mental illness that can be #8216;cured;.The report carries an ordeal of a 14 year old girl who first prayed to God to make her homosexuality go away, but that didn 't seem to work. For her entire life, the school and church in Cameroon s capital, Yaounde, taught her that homosexuality is a sin or a spell cast on you.
MIAMI The state has upgraded charges against four men accused of attacking a gay couple last month on South Beach following the Miami Beach Gay Pride Parade. Under Florida #39;s hate crime enhancement law, the state charged each man Thursday with aggravated battery committed with prejudice. More Miami Beach Headlines Suspects accused of beating gay couple in Miami Beach released on bail Suspects surrender to police after gay couple attacked in Miami Beach, hellip; Gay couple assaulted during Miami Beach Pride event, police say Juan C. Lopez, Adonis Diaz, Pablo Romo Figueroa, all 21, and Luis Alonso Piovet, 20, each face up to 30 years in prison if they are convicted. The victims, Dimitri Lugonov and Rene Chalarca, attended Thursday #39;s hearing. Dimitri Lugonov and Rene Chalarca attend a court hearing May 10 for the suspects accused of attacking them in South Beach. The couple told police they were attacked by the group of men April 8 after they shared a hug while waiting to use a restroom at Lumus Park in the 500 block of Ocean Drive. Chalarca and Lugonov said one of their attackers yelled an offensive Spanish word for homosexuals before hitting them several times. quot;I fell on the ground and somebody started beating me up. I didn #39;t even see the faces, quot; Logunov told Local 10 last month. quot;It was that quick. He tried to protect me. quot; quot;He hit him, and then I grabbed the guy, and he was already on the floor, and the other people came and started hitting him, quot; Chalarca said. According to a police report, a bystander who saw the attack and tried to intervene was pushed to the ground and suffered a cut to the back of his head. quot;We confronted the guys and asked them, #39;What the hell? Why did you guys do that? That #39;s unfair. #39; And that #39;s all I remember, quot; Helmut Estrada said. Police said Chalarca and Lugonov had cuts and bruises on their faces and were treated by paramedics at the scene. Estrada was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center for treatment. Copyright 2018 by WPLG Local10.com All rights reserved.Get email alerts for local stories and events around the world.
Aren't Republicans against homosexuals and cross dressers?
By Siddhant Mohan, TwoCircles.netBHU has expelled a graduate student from the hostel on the allegation that she was lesbian, and she was 'corrupting ' other girl students.
Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov has compared homosexuals to devils before saying any left in his country should be sent to Canada.
Some 2,000 police troops lined up around a square outside the City Hall, where revellers gyrated and waved flags as scantily clothed performers sang and danced on the stage. Across the street hundreds of Christians chanted slogans, calling homosexuality a ;sin; and urging homosexuals to ;return to Jesus Christ;.Their presence is the most visible display of intolerance towards sexual minorities in the tradition bound society, where religious belief is widespread and many homosexuals stay in the closet due to fear of discrimination and social isolation.
P tain was no hero, explained Assemblyman Hikind. He willfully collaborated with Nazi Germany, conducting raids to capture Jews and other undesirables even in France s free zone. P tain was responsible for creating an anti Semitic outlook and framework that, in 1940, was even harsher than what the Germans had adopted. His policies banned Jews from various professions and activities, which eventually led to the deportation and murder of nearly 100,000 Jews, as well as Gypsies, homosexuals, and left wing activists. P tain was convicted of treason in 1945. He was sentenced to death by firing squad but France s President Charles de Gaulle commuted the sentence to life imprisonment.
Russian police have detained several gay rights activists in St. Petersburg during a protest against the reported abuse of homosexuals in Chechnya.
Bishop Karen Oliveto;s civil marriage to another woman violates church law that bars clergy who are ;self avowed practicing homosexuals,; the Judicial Council said. However, a decision over whether she can remain in the position must come from a separate disciplinary process, the court ruled.Oliveto was elected last year to lead a Denver area church region that is part of the Methodist Western Jurisdiction, which has rejected the denomination 's position that "the practice of homosexuality is incompatible with Christian teaching. " Within minutes of her election, a challenge was filed by the Oklahoma based South Central Jurisdiction, leading to Friday 's ruling.
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Karen Oliveto clutched a friend;s hand, closed her eyes and wept when she learned last year she had been elected a bishop of the United Methodist Church. Oliveto, who is married to another woman, had become the denomination;s first openly gay bishop.Within minutes, a formal complaint was filed challenging her election as contrary to the church ban on clergy who are "self avowed practicing homosexuals " a petition that the highest Methodist judicial authorities agreed to consider. On Tuesday, the court will take up the closely watched case, the latest flashpoint over LGBT rights in a denomination splintering over the Bible and homosexuality.
South Korean army soldiers march during a military exercise in Paju near the border with North Korea. Pic: AP.THE South Korean army has launched a crackdown on gay servicemen, going as far as using dating apps to identify homosexuals, after a sex video of two male soldiers emerged on the Internet this year, a rights group said.
Kim Burrell comes under fire after giving a sermon where she bashed homosexuals and suggests that they will all die in 2017. What are your thoughts on her views?
Pick the problem here. On one hand, the Australian Defence Force maintained and enforced a policy banning homosexuals in the ranks.On the other hand, it had just adopted a new policy declaring it had no concern with sexual activities of members provided they didn't interfere with inherent Defence requirements.