Tag Archive | Gay rights

Out in Africa :Gay Life in Uganda

OUT IN AFRICA: GAY LIFE IN UGANDA CREATED ON // SATURDAY, 09 JULY 2016 Lloyd Copper spoke with gay and lesbian activists in Uganda to find out what conditions are like in the East African Republic with a notoriously repressive regime…   Martin* runs breathlessly through the stifling heat, wanting to call for help, but […]

Safe Schools: The Kids Are Alright

   Sam Bouzanquet and Courtney Robinson, aged 14 and 15 respectively, attend Noosa District School. Feeling isolated, they recently started a group to support other teens who are sexually diverse, calling it Supporters of Queer Adolescents. The group had the backing from the school and has given the pair hope that, if the program is […]

‘Gaybies’ Review

Gaybies @ MELT Festival Review ‘Gaybies’ is an emotionally-charged, political but funny look at the children of gay parents and their diverse upbringings. Written by Dean Bryant and directed by Kris Stewart, the play comprises of local talent who read aloud testimonials of what actual people have written from the ages 4 to 40 about […]

Gay Pride Photos Sunshine Coast

  (published 29/Feb/16 http://gaynewsnetwork.com.au/out-about/event/27022016-fair-day-sunshine-coast-pride-eumundi-photos-lloyd-copper#1)

Reggae artist preaches tolerance

Jamaica is known as a no-go zone for gay people. With reports of mob brutality and reggae artists who glamorise violence against gay people in their music, things got so bad, in 2006, Time Magazine asked: “Is this the most homophobic place on Earth?” Now Jamaican LGBT’s have an ally, and  one that might surprise […]

Out In Africa

Africa continues to hit the gay news headlines for all the wrong reasons. Lloyd Copper uncovers recent developments in Ghana and asks: what would we do in their place? Last month, Paul Aidoo, the Western Regional Minister in Ghana, ordered the arrest of all homosexual persons in the west of the country. He also urged […]