Lafayette College will honor Jamaica’s prime minister this Saturday and will be met with resistance from one local LGBT organization.
Costa Rica leader raises gay Pride flag
Costa Rica’s new president on May 16 raised a gay pride flag next to the country’s national flag at the presidential residence as part of an antidiscrimination celebration.
Paramedic arrested for killing gay men in Pakistan
A 28-year-old paramedic, who wanted to eliminate the “evil” of homosexuality from the Pakistani society, has been arrested there for allegedly killing five gay men he befriended on a social-networking site.
Germany gets first out lesbian cabinet minister
In low-key fashion, Germany’s new Environment Minister Barbara Hendricks came out recently in a newspaper interview, making her the country’s first openly lesbian cabinet member.