Over 200 people including several Americans were killed in several coordinated bomb attacks on churches on hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter. Several Christian communities spread across the island … [Read more...] about Who Are Sri Lanka’s Christians?
AZERBAIJAN. Police "hunting" LGBTQ individuals through the internet, and then arresting them: 'Report says, the number of detained and fined persons is at least 8-9 people. They were also referred to … [Read more...] about LGBTQ World News Digest: 9 International Stories You Need to Know About
Sri Lanka has passed a National Human Rights Action Plan after removing provisions that would have decriminalized homosexuality. Sections 365 and 365A of Sri Lanka’s Penal Code state that “carnal … [Read more...] about Sri Lanka Rejects ‘Surreptitious’ Attempt to Decriminalize Homosexuality
Travel correspondents Stefan and Sebastien traveled to Sri Lanka in December 2014. Sri Lanka is a tropical island nation shaped like a pearl in the Indian Ocean just off the Indian mainland. Stefan … [Read more...] about Travel Diary: A Sri Lankan Talks About Gay Life in the Asian Republic
MARRIAGE NEWS WATCH: AFER's Matt Baume on same-sex marriage news from Washington, Colorado, New Jersey, and Canada. GAY MEN NEED DIAPERS? North Carolina pastor Patrick Wooden, who appeared with … [Read more...] about Towleroad Guide to the Tube #1045
Thought to be extinct from 1939 to 2002, when someone reported a sighting, the Horton Plains slender loris had never been photographed, until now. Wired reports: "The 2002 report … [Read more...] about This is the First Horton Plains Slender Loris Ever Photographed
In a tear-soaked, classic Oprah farewell, interior decorator Nate Berkus yesterday told the story of his experience with the tsunami in Sri Lanka, where he lost his partner Fernando … [Read more...] about Nate Berkus’s Long Good-bye: Designer Recalls Tsunami That Killed Partner