Yesterday we told you about a pending decision in England that will prevent churches and religious institutions from discriminating against same-sex couples any longer who wish to wed within their hallowed halls. Unlike in the United States, the Church of England is a state-run religion – the official religion of[…]
6 year old Swedish kindergarten student Oskar’s classmates didn’t like him wearing pink clothing or the occasional nail polish to class. So one of them stabbed him in the neck. The stabbing, which thankfully occurred with a butter knife, was not reported to the boy’s parents by Oskar’s teacher or[…]
The UK is set to make history this week by ending the legal definition of marriage as between a man and a woman. The decision from Liberal Democrat Equalities Minister Lynne Featherstone will “upgrade” civil partnerships to full-on marriage, complete with the right to have weddings performed in churches and other religious institutions.[…]
We stumbled upon a restaurant review from a blogger in Japan that was none too pleased with his meal. The service was poor. The establishment was dirty. The waitress was…a monkey. Yes, Kayabuki in Utsunomiya has apparently been hit hard by the global economic crisis. It turns out, you have[…]
The SPCA is investigating a reported 100 sled-dog execution up in our current Gay Ski Week stomping grounds, Whistler B.C. Outdoor Adventures is accused of incredibly egregious animal cruelty – the killing of 100 ski dogs. Authorities were alerted to the killings after an employee of the company filed a[…]
It turns out the Archbishop of Canterbury is an actual position held by Rowan Williams, and is not in fact, simply a character in Robin Hood movies and whatnot. We kid. Archbishop Williams has denounced Uganda’s Rolling Stone magazine (You know, the one that did THIS) for their refusal to[…]
We begged UB readers yesterday to please sign a petition to prevent Brenda Namigadde from being deported home to Uganda in the aftermath of LGBT activist, David Kato’s murder this week. We did it! The literally last minute temporary injunction came from a judge after Namigadde had already boarded a[…]
The Egyptian government is at war with it’s people. Following the month-long mass protests in Tunisia that led to the ousting of President Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali, Egyptian citizens took to the streets in defiance of Egypt’s ruling party, globally recognized for human rights violations. After the Egyptian riots began[…]
Human Rights Groups around the world have drawn attention to the practice of so-called “Corrective Rape” used in countries like South Africa to rid lesbian women of their homosexuality. Up until recently, this issue went largely unreported. That has changed irrevocably in the aftermath of the horrific raping of Millicent[…]
The world is changing fast, which is why it’s important to stay up-to-date with LGBT world news: everything from international politics to pop culture.
Hornet’s coverage of breaking LGBT world news includes headlines out of every continent, from the rise of right-wing populism in Europe to the persecution of our community in various Asian nations.
With so many pressing issues, LGBT rights can easily get lost in the shuffle. Each day, societies all over the world grapple with new challenges.
But the world has come a long way over the course of these last few centuries, particularly when it comes to LGBT rights. Gay marriage is now legal throughout the U.S. and much of the world. International leaders are increasingly reaching out to the gay community, condemning bigotry and discrimination.
Find all of the latest LGBT world news headlines here at Hornet. We’ll keep you informed regarding how our rights are evolving (or devolving) in communities around the world.