A court in North Jakarta has sentenced ten men to two years in prison for taking part in a gay sex party at a sauna, court documents show.
If Trump enables Pence’s attitudes toward sexuality and gender identity to prevail in U.S. foreign policy, it will shift the already precarious balance of power in the United Nations. The internationalization of LGBT rights will slow if not halt.
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"Members of the LGBT community really fear persecution as they watch these horrendous sights of people being hurled off buildings…they won’t come out and request protection because they’re too afraid to tell anyone.”
Subhi Nahas, a gay Syrian refugee, speaks at the United Nations headquarters in New York, August 24. The U.N. Security Council held its first-ever meeting on LGBT rights on Monday. Photo: MIKE SEGAR/REUTERS
An opinion piece by Colin Walmsley for The Huffington Post
“So while love may have won for middle and upper class gays, many transgender people, queer people of color and queer homeless youth instead find themselves left behind by a community that has become increasingly defined by the interests of its white, cisgender, middle and upper class members.”