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Posts Tagged ‘LGBT’

In Uganda, gay men say police use torturous method to ‘prove’ homosexuality

Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters   By Peter Lykke Lind It was early in the morning when Jackson Mukasa was awakened by the chants outside his Kampala home.

Donald Trump should be careful what he wishes for!!

By Ahmed Tharwat The Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump should be careful what he wishes for. Vitriolic Trump claimed that Muslims in America don’t just assimilate enough, almost none he claimed. “Assimilation has been very hard. It’s almost, I won’t say nonexistent, but it gets to be pretty close. And I’m talking about second and […]

Free Fall

Craig Rubadoux   By Ananya S Guha The Orlando shooting has devastated many lives and stunned both the United States and the world into remorseful silence. That the victims were gay people does not of course attenuate the tragedy, but begs the question: was it by design that people in a gay club were targeted?

Italy finally approves civil unions – but already there is opposition

(It is time to be “civilized” #WakeUpItaly) By Aurora M. Granata May 2016: Italy approved Civil Unions After Thirty Years of Struggle. But Someone Is Already Asking for a Referendum to Abolish Them. Finally, after thirty years of struggles on the part of some Italian associations, the Italian government officially approved on May 11, 2016 the […]

I’m Muslim and not gay!

By Ahmed Tharwat For the last three weeks, the Twin Cities have seen one of the largest film festivals in the country, the 35th MSPIFF Minneapolis/St. Paul International Film Festival showcasing more than 200 new films from around the world.