Ellen Opens Up On How Hollywood ‘Bullied’ Her When She Came Out

    Decades after losing her career because she came out as a lesbian, Ellen says she has forgiven the people who wronged her.  But Ellen hasn’t talked much about the personal attacks she faced from her colleagues at a time when Jerry Falwell was calling her “Ellen Degenerate” and Oprah, who appeared on Ellen’s…Read more Ellen Opens Up On How Hollywood ‘Bullied’ Her When She Came Out

Trump Skips Pride Month Proclamation in Favor of ‘Great Outdoors Month’

/ LGBTQ Nation Trump also honored 'National Ocean Month' as he shredded the Paris environmental accord. LGBTQNation.com: Trump skips pride month proclamation in favor of ‘Great Outdoors Month’ / LGBTQ Nation   MY PERSONAL COMMENTS:  IT'S NOT JUST THE PRIDE MONTH ISSUE, IT'S MANY, MANY THINGS COMBINED.  WHEN HE APPEARED AT THE FIRST GOP DEBATE,…Read more Trump Skips Pride Month Proclamation in Favor of ‘Great Outdoors Month’

Russian Newspaper Reports 26 Gay Men Have Been Murdered in Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge

Twenty-six men have been systematically murdered as part of Chechnya’s antigay purge, according to the Russian newspaper that originally broke the story.  Over the last several months, horrific reports have been pouring out of the Russian republic since Novaya Gazeta first alleged that 100 gay and bisexual men have been detained so far.  The newspaper article claims…Read more Russian Newspaper Reports 26 Gay Men Have Been Murdered in Chechnya’s Anti-Gay Purge

Trump State Department Denying Visas for Gay Men Fleeing Chechnya’s Kidnappings, Torture and Murders – The New Civil Rights Movement

A U.S. State Department spokesperson said in a statement provided on background to Buzzfeed that the department could not comment on the visa denials. “As visa records are confidential under U.S. law, we are unable to discuss individual cases.” thenewcivilrightsmovement.com: Trump State Department Denying Visas for Gay Men Fleeing Chechnya's Kidnappings, Torture and Murders -…Read more Trump State Department Denying Visas for Gay Men Fleeing Chechnya’s Kidnappings, Torture and Murders – The New Civil Rights Movement

New video details horrifying accounts of gay Chechen survivors

via queerty.com "I have not the slightest doubt that my own relatives wanted to kill me … A new video produced by Human Rights First and The Russian Speaking American LGBT Association (RUSA LGBT) adds to the growing lot of sobering personal accounts of the atrocities gay men are facing in Chechnya. Source: New video details horrifying accounts…Read more New video details horrifying accounts of gay Chechen survivors

Why does mainstream media consider Chechnya’s torturing of gay men ‘not really news’?

Andy West ask why many British journalists and news producers in journalism see gay rights as a niche story. It is a sad fact, but nonetheless…a fact. Many British journalists and news producers in journalism see gay rights as a niche story. In fact, more than that, a good number seem to have an unspoken…Read more Why does mainstream media consider Chechnya’s torturing of gay men ‘not really news’?

Serious threats have been made against the Russian journalists who exposed Chechnya’s anti-gay purge – Gay Times

    16th April, 2017 Journalists from Novaya Gazeta have received multiple death threats after the Chechen President accused them of "defamation" and "libel".   It was reported earlier this month by the respected Russian publication that 100 gay men were being tortured and murdered, in what is widely being referred to as a modern-day ‘concentration camp’.   see…Read more Serious threats have been made against the Russian journalists who exposed Chechnya’s anti-gay purge – Gay Times