Posts from February 1, 2014

Two Senegalese Men Get 6 Months in Prison for Being Gay


Two men in Senegal were sentenced to six months in prison each, for being gay, the AP reports: The two were arrested after neighbors alerted police to their home in Grand Medine neighborhood of Dakar, the capital. In court Friday the two men acknowle…

Vice, Madonna, and Katy Perry Push #GayPropaganda PSA: VIDEO


From Vice Magazine and Madonna, comes this PSA as the finale of Katy Perry's month-long curation of their #ArtForFreedom project: They write: “The Peace Sign” is the third in a series of PSAs inspired by recent images of violence against the LGBT…

Dame Helen Mirren Twerks Publicly for the First Time: VIDEO


Dame Helen Mirren: thespian, actress, winner of multiple performance awards…and, it would seem, a skilled twerker. While being honored as woman of the year by Harvard University’s Hasty Pudding Theatricals on Thursday, Mirren was asked to part…