UK Gender Newswire Archive
19-07-2005 14:48AMMAN (AFP) — Iraqi women and policy-makers from the Middle East gathered here on Monday to discuss ways of ensuring that women's rights will be protected in the country's new constitution.
19-07-2005 11:39Jack Straw replies via Micheal Howard to constituencts 'concerns' on the safety of gay men in Saudi Arabia and also signing the EU Conv Against people trafficking.
18-07-2005 11:38Peter Tatchell & gay rights group OutRage! today issued a warning that Islamic fundamentalists pose a significant threat to gay people and venues. Urges venues to increase security in the wake of 7/7 bombings.
16-07-2005 10:19Report on protests in support of Mehmet Tarhan, Gay Turkish conscientious objector on the day of his trial.
12-07-2005 15:46A man has been sentenced to stoning to death for admitting to having had gay sex by a Sharia court in Nigeria.
11-07-2005 16:48Turkish gay conscientious objector Mehmet Tarhan is back on trial on 12 July. He has been threatened, humiliated and tortured by other prisoners in the military prison of Sivas, where he's been since 8 April. He went on trial on 9 June, the judge realeased but he was rearrested and put bakc in prison
11-07-2005 13:20Mehmet Tarhan, a gay man and anarchist activist, declared his conscientious objection to military service on 27 October 2001. He has continued publicly to oppose killing, including by the US and UK in wars against Afghanistan and Iraq.
06-07-2005 10:28International solidarity campaign gets results
OutRage! backs call for Mehmet Tarhan's release
Write him letters of support, urges OutRage!
04-07-2005 15:07Gay rights group OutRage! demands the Government stop deporting gay Asylum Seekers to face further persecution and death.
27-06-2005 05:01Gloria Edwards - vocals, Nelson Mills III - scat, Ian Varley - electric piano, Marcos Melchor - sax, Chris Anderson - guitar, Theo Bijarro - bass, Nick Cooper - drums
12-06-2005 15:29On saturday the 12th June, a 3,000 strong demonstration in Warsaw, Poland, for equality for gay people and culture in Poland was marred by threats and aggression from right wing opponants.
11-06-2005 17:51Today's Gay Pride event in Canterbury, Kent was an unmitigated success.
08-06-2005 12:12“In the name of the values of democratic Europe, we make an urgent appeal to you: See to it that the “Warszawa Parade for Equal Rights” can take place and that the basic rights of free opinion, speech and assembly won't be violated.”
03-06-2005 12:32Hamas and Islamic Jihad murder queers
Palestinian Authority jails and tortures LGBTs
Gay Palestinians appeal for international solidarity
Let this be a lesson to all, this women had comitted the offence of driving 4 miles per hour over a speed limit.
The cop is just looking for any excuse to use his new toy and appears to enjoy the crime so much he can not resist doing it again when the woman is paralised and begging help
01-06-2005 10:10In italia e' stata approvata una legge che sancisce il diritto giuridico dell'embrione.
Cioe' l'embrione e' considerata persona a pari diitti della madre. Questo e' un grave attacco all'autodeterminazione della donna e alla laicita' dello stato.
Il 13 e 13 giugno si votera' per l'abrogazione di parte della legge. Invitiamo tutti gli Italiani anche quelli residenti all'estero ad andare a votare in massa.