When we take a look and get a feel of another culture that's very different from ours, we learn to appreciate our own as well as be more tolerant of others'.
'Circumstances' is a tale of Iranian women struggling to express their sexuality in a totalitarian and fundamentalist religious state.
On a Friday night after a drunken house party with his straight mates, Russell heads out to a gay club, alone and on the pull. Just before closing time he picks up Glen but what's expected to be just a one-night stand becomes something else, something special.
MARCIE is about the travails and internal conflicts of four individuals whose stories unravel around the struggle of Marcie, a cross dresser who makes a living by prowling the streets at night for clients who look for a quick fix. It illustrates how relationships become at once uncertain and lucid when these entangle.
Should Bert and Ernie get married? Over 900 people think so.
From TED.com >> In a courageous, intensely emotional talk at the city council in Fort Worth, Texas, councilman Joel Burns reaches out to the targets of teen bullying -- kids who are gay, perceived as gay, or just different -- with a vital message about their lives, and the harassment they face.
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Heart-warming images of tolerance and human rights.
Going to a play isn't necessarily dull or boring. The newest musical-comedy by PETA will keep you howling with laughter then silently tearing up with emotion. Care givers by day and divas by night, the five protagonists are all transvestites who live and work in Israel in the height of the second infitada.
I had the opportunity to ask a respected Filipino attorney about the prospects of Filipino LGBTs going through the courts to pursue equality. His opinion was that, at this time, there would likely be no benefit for gay and lesbian couples to sue the government for equal protection.
The Love Yourself Project aims to prevent the spread of HIV/AIDS among the youth and the Men who have Sex with Men (MSM) sector in the Philippines, primarily through education and counseling. It is the first project by the VINN Advocacy group.
10 key myths propagated by the anti-gay movement, along with the truth behind the propaganda.
A junior European languages student at the University of the Philippines Diliman, also a transsexual woman, filed a case against her professor for allegedly discriminating her on the grounds of religious beliefs.
The University of the Philippines has always been a safe place for its students, offering an open venue for different ideologies, orientations, religions and opinions. The UP Babaylan organized this year's Pride Week focusing on gender equality and anti-discrimintation. Contained is a firsthand account of the University of the Philippines Pride March last June 18, 2011.
“Gay men helped keep her alive for the last 10 years. And the gay community kept her stardom alive. They made her an icon at a time when a lot of people didn’t care.”