GaySA Radio News Tuesday 14 February

Croatian Officials and Activists Condemn LGBT Party Attack Teenage lesbian couple say they were forced to leave McDonald’s 'Too gay' singer claps back with heartbreaking video Croatian Officials and Activists Condemn LGBT Party Attack LGBT rights group Zagreb Pride organised a protest entitled 'Love Is and Remains Stronger than Hate' on Monday in Zagreb, after tear gas was set off at a nightclub in the capital during a LGBT party in the early hours of Sunday - an attack that was strongly condemned by Croatian officials. The rally was intended to raise awareness about violence against LGBT people and to encourage the public to reject it. The attack in the club left clubbers scrambling to leave the building and some were hurt, either in the stampede that ensued or when they broke glass in the windows to escape. Several people were treated for cuts to their hands. Zagreb Pride condemned the attack and demanded that the police “carry out a fast and effective investigation and identify and bring...
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GaySA Radio News Monday 13 February

Church is driving gay people to suicide Football fans who scream anti-gay abuse could be banned Mumbai man finally wins Mr Gay India crown   Church is driving gay people to suicide   The Church is driving homosexual people to suicide because of its negative and discriminatory attitude towards same-sex relationships, a major Christian charity has concluded.   A report by Oasis in the UK warned that churches must take a ‘disproportionate share of the blame’ for the mental health issues of people who are lesbian, gay or bisexual.   The charity found that every denomination of the Christian church in Britain, except for the United Reformed Church, held positions which actively discriminate against people with same-sex partners.   The research was released in part to respond to the report from the House of Bishops which restated the Church of England’s opposition to same-sex marriage and will be discussed at the General Synod meeting next week.   The charity called for the Church of England to fund more research into the issue and also give...
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The Red Carpet Treatment

The Red Carpet Treatment – by Justin Jacobs Last week, Gay SA Radio was lucky enough to be invited to attend a pre-screening of a very special Oscar nominated film. The premiere took place on Thursday, 2 February at the Ster-Kinekor head office in their prestigious “The Deck” cinema where my husband and I hobnobbed with celebs and SA’s movers and shakers in true Oscar style. The premier, which has received a whopping eight Oscar nominations this year, is a gay love story unlike one we have seen in a long while. Moonlight, tells the story of a black man living in the hood with all of its negative social influences. Growing up surrounded by drugs and gangs our main protagonist has to develop a tough exterior. But on the inside this discreet brute is in love with a boy he grew up with. We are all very familiar with the typical gay love story that takes place in the glossy atmosphere of...
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GaySA Radio News Thursday 9 February

Gay student kicked out of Durban college Mayor says gays and Muslims not welcome in his village Lady Gaga to appear on RuPaul’s Drag Race Gay student kicked out of Durban college   A 20-year-old student has been expelled from Coastal College in Umlazi because he is gay.   Bheka Khanyile says his teacher told him on Monday she could not teach a gay student.   He said he had been a victim of the teacher’s mockery since last year and had been mocked for braiding his hair and wearing make-up.   College spokesperson Sne Zuma said the college was not hostile to gay students.   College principal Sibhanana Ndlovu condemned the incident, saying the college is doing an internal investigation and the lecturer in question will be disciplined.   He said that they will also ensure that the learner gets all the support he needs.   http://www.mambaonline.com/2017/02/08/gay-student-kicked-durban-college/   Mayor says gays and Muslims not welcome in his village   The mayor of a Hungarian village doesn’t want gay people or Muslims to move into the area, even though the village...
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