Singapore lifts ban on gay sex, but curbs prospects of legalizing same-sex marriage

Singapore lifts ban on gay sex, but curbs prospects of legalizing same-sex marriage

Reuters — Singapore’s parliament decriminalized sex between men on Tuesday, but in a blow to the LGBT community, it also amended the constitution to head off lawsuits that have led to legalization of same-sex marriage in other countries. The moves come as other parts of Asia, including Taiwan, Thailand and India, recognize more rights for … Read more

Russian Law on LGBT Propaganda: State Duma approves changes

Russian Law on LGBT Propaganda: State Duma approves changes

CNN — The Russian parliament’s lower house on Thursday approved amendments to the so-called “LGBT promotion” law in its third reading, extending liability to all age categories. The discrimination law proposes to ban all Russians from promoting or “glorifying” homosexual relationships or publicly suggesting they are “normal”. The original version of the law, adopted in … Read more

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup start

Gianni Infantino: Explosive tirade from FIFA boss threatens to overshadow World Cup start

Doha, Qatar CNN — The World Cup finally kicks off on Sunday after 12 years of questions and criticism of the tournament, which is being held in Qatar. But although kick-off is only hours away, the football itself is still overshadowed by matters off the pitch. FIFA president Gianni Infantino’s extraordinary tirade against Western critics … Read more