Ugandan ethics chief boasts of his new magic South Korean pornography filter and its efficacy against “homos”

It’s been a year since the Ugandan government placed an order with a South Korean company for a “censor gadget or machine” that would “detect homos and porn actors, especially those misusing applications like Whatsapp with sex acts.” Now, they’ve taken delivery of same. (more…)

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India supreme court rules sexual orientation is a fundamental right

India, the world’s largest democracy, declares freedom of sexual orientation of fundamental right. India’s Supreme Court has given the country’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and trans community the freedom to safely express their sexual orientation.

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OK Gay Man Files Federal Lawsuit After Home Burned to Ground | Human Rights Campaign

Post submitted by Troy Stevenson, Executive Director of Freedom Oklahoma Last week, Randy Gamel-Medler, an Oklahoma gay man, filed a federal equal protection lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma against nine defendants from Blaine County, Oklahoma, including Mayor of Hitchcock Rick Edsall, Sheriff of Blaine County Tony Almaguer, and Undersheriff of Blaine County David Robertson.

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[Eugene Volokh] Haiti Senate passes bill that would ban ‘public demonstration of support for homosexuality’

From Agence France-Presse : [The bill] called for banning “any public demonstration of support for homosexuality and proselytizing in favour of such acts.” … The bill now goes to the Chamber of Deputies for debate, though its passage into law is all but certain.

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Federal Judge Notes Good Done by Gay Escort Site, Sentences Founder to Six Months in Prison

A federal judge Wednesday sentenced Jeffrey Hurant, founder of Rentboy.com, to six months in federal prison for promoting prostitution. In a turn both remarkable and infuriating, the judge, Margo Brodie, acknowledged that both Hurant and Rentboy.com have done good things for the gay community before sending him off to prison.

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United Healthcare denies gay man medication due to ‘high risk homosexual behavior’ / LGBTQ Nation

Mark S. King · Thursday, August 3, 2017 Jeff Chiu, AP Discrimination against LGBT people is often once-removed, shielded under double-speak and fraudulent intentions. So, it’s refreshing, really, when a company comes right out and says in black and white that gay men aren’t worthy of the same protections as everyone else.

Source: United Healthcare denies gay man medication due to ‘high risk homosexual behavior’ / LGBTQ Nation