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D.C. Arsonist Says He Doesn't Hate Gays, He Was Just Drunk

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Jul 31
A former D.C. resident who pled guilty to setting a fire in the gay nightclub Neighbours on New Year's Eve said he doesn't hate gays, he was just drunk.

Turkey to Build Separate Prisons for Gay Criminals

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 16
As if the idea of a Turkish Prison isn’t horrifying enough, the government there now says they will build separate prisons for those criminals who declare themselves to be gay.

Cleveland Cabbies Protest 'Gay Games' Promotional Campaign

SPORTS | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 14
Cleveland's cabbies have reportedly refused to drive their cabs, protesting Cleveland Hopkins International Airport taxi's rooftop signs promoting the LGBT Gay Games.

Gay UK Teacher Resigns After Muslim Parents Complain

FAMILY | By Winnie McCroy | Apr 12
A gay assistant head teacher in the UK has resigned under pressure from mostly Muslim parents, who said that they didn’t want their kids to "learn that it’s okay to be gay."

Rohingya Dying from Lack of Health Care in Myanmar

INTERNATIONAL | By Margie Mason | Mar 14
Lives have always been at greater risk in Rakhine, the second-poorest state of one of Asia’s poorest countries. The situation is worse away from the Sittwe camps, in isolated and predominantly Muslim northern Rakhine state.

Muslim Group Defends Nigeria’s Anti-Gay Bill

A Muslim rights organization praises Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan for signing a bill that bans gay organizations, meetings and gay marriage, and commends him for resisting pressure from Western countries.

PA Screens Queer Women of Indonesia Documentary

By Winnie McCroy | Dec 3
The lives of eight queer women in Indonesia unfold when Laura Cohn screens the documentary "Children of Srikandi" on Dec. 5.

Video of London Muslim ’Patrol’ Harassing Gay Man Sparks Outrage

INTERNATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Jan 24
A YouTube clip showing a group of Muslim youth in East London harassing a a man because they believe he’s gay has made international headlines & sparked outrage in Britain.

Gay Porn Actor Says He Was Duped Into Inflammatory Anti-Muslim Film

CULTURE | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 14
It was recently reported that an adult actor who has starred in gay porn was featured in the highly controversial anti-Muslim movie, "Innocence of Muslims," which caused anti-U.S. protests in the Middle East this week.

Gay Pakistani Muslim Poet (and Fashion Icon) Dies at 64

Ifti Nasim - the gay Pakistani Muslim poet, activist and Chicago radio show host - strode in wearing leather pants, a leather overcoat and pimp hat with feather.

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