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.