Gay news today: Nigeria, Philippines, GOP

More details on Nigeria’s anti-gay bill

Nigeria’s anti-gay bill is still in the news. While the country has added even more discriminatory measures, some countries have started to speak up: “David Cameron recently threatened to cut British aid to countries that discriminate against gays and lesbians.” Read more here.

Also, the BBC featured a fascinating interview with an openly gay male from Nigeria. Watch it here.

March for equality in the Philippines

The Philippines held their annual pride parade for gays, lesbians and transgenders yesterday in Manila. From the photos I saw, my favorite poster slogan: “gay rights are human rights.” See photos and read more here.

Another young person stands up for equality

A young woman in Iowa asked Michelle Bachmann about gay rights: “What would you do to help protect [gay straight alliances] in high schools and support the LGBT community?” Bachmann, predictably, offered no help. Read more here.

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Adam is a gay travel blogger and writes the popular blog, Travels of Adam, in addition to being the editor and publisher of My Gay Travel Guide. He likes beaches, sleeping in unmade beds, reading newspapers and city trips. His work has been published in Vanity Fair, Huffington Post, the DETAILS network and numerous travel websites. Follow him on Google+ and Pinterest for more travel inspiration.

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