Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse
I am happy because I don't have to live like a prisoner anymore in a society where no one is allowed to be different," says Gramoz Prestreshi, a slight, nervous man of 22 , originally hailing from Kosovo and now settled in US.
He won his asylum case on the ground that as a gay he was being ...
Hate Crimes Against Gays and Lesbians Rising in US
Reputation of liberal attitudes notwithstanding, violent hate crimes on the rise against those with unconventional sexual orientation.
Nearly four in 10 gay men and about one in eight lesbians
and bisexuals in the United States have been the target of violence or a property crime because o...
Single Women and Lesbians To Enjoy Full Rights in Donor Child Proposals
According to the plans outlined by the Government yesterday, Gay couples are to be given the same parental rights to children born from fertility// treatment as heterosexual partners - most controversial to the legal clause in the past that suggested the doctors to consider the "need for a father" ...
NHS Fertility Treatment to be extended to Lesbians and Single Women
NHS fertility treatment must be extended to lesbians
and single women as heterosexual couples, according to the recommendation by medical chiefs.//
This call was made by the British Fertility Society in a series of recommendations to tackle "a wide disparity" on the social criteria used for acc...
Prop. 8 Challenged in Federal Court; Ted Olson & David Boies to Argue Case
"This unequal treatment of gays and lesbians
denies them the basic liberties and equal protecti...pels the State to discriminate against gay men and lesbians
who have the temerity to wish to express their lov...ive is separate and unequal and relegates gays and lesbians
to a second class status."
In May 2008, the C...
Parents' sexuality influences adoption choices
...teresting and complex than boys, and less physically challenging than boys. lesbians
tended to focus on their perceived inability to socialize a child of the op... their own masculine interests. When explaining their preference for a boy, lesbians
most frequently mentioned their own atypical gender identities, including t...
Psychoanalysts Approve Position Statement on Homosexuals and Bisexuals Serving in the Military
...esence of gays does not undermine unit cohesion. Tens of thousands of gays, lesbians
and bisexuals already do serve openly. Discharging gays, lesbians
and bisexuals wastes thousands of highly trained, badly needed troops," com...
Project 515 Proposes Legislation to Ensure Equality During Times of Illness and Death
...lieve the government should not treat people differently
because of their sexual orientation, the survey reported. Nearly 70 percent
believe "gays and lesbians
should have the same rights and responsibilities as
Yet, a Project 515 study of all Minnesota statutes shows at least 515
Psychoanalysts Censure California's Vote to Ban Same-Sex Marriage
Resolution. Some relevant statistics and research results are:
-- The Kaiser Family Foundation Survey of 2001 found that 68 percent of lesbians
and gays considered lesbian and gay marriage to be very important and 25 percent considered it to be somewhat important. -- According to the 20...
Accuracy, efficacy and ethics of abstinence-only programs questioned by public health experts
...include withholding accurate information about prevention of HIV and sexually transmitted diseases and using discriminatory language about gay men and lesbians
in abstinence-only programs. Abstinence-only education violates young people's rightsto information, to education, and to health.
Leslie Kantor, J...