To Be or Not to Be Anonymous: How Should Bloggers Decide?

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT News Kiba Shihuba supports online anonymity. Photo courtesy of EFF.org. This post was co-authored by Nani Jansen, legal director for the Media Legal Defence Initiative. Should you be anonymous online? If you were giving advice to a blogger, independent journalist, or online activist on this issue, what factors would you want her […]

An LGBT Blog Is Suspended Over Mention of Cuba’s 1960s-Era Labor Camps

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT News Proyecto Arcoiris banner. Renowned Cuban blogger Yasmín Silvia Portales Machado announced on her Twitter account in early February that the Proyecto Arcoiris (Rainbow Project) blog had been censored by Reflejos (cubava.cu), the Cuban state-owned platform that houses it: Hoy reclamo x #censura d #CubaVa a #blog #LGBT #Cuba @ProyectArcoiris #hijab […]

The Burkini Ban Is Only Skin Deep

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT News This mosaic at the ancient Roman villa Romana del Casale (286–305 AD) in Sicily contains one of the earliest known illustrations of a bikini. PHOTO: Public domain In the midst all the fuss over France’s now overturned ban on the wearing of “overtly religious clothing”, once again we are […]

After a Well-Known Artist’s Tragic Death, Taiwan’s LGBT Community Demands Marriage Equality

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT News Jacques Camille Picoux's solo exhibition poster in 2012. The death of a gay French professor who reportedly never fully recovered from the loss of his partner to cancer last year has triggered a call for the Taiwan Legislative Yuan to pass the pending Marriage Equality Act. Jacques Camille Picoux, born in […]

Washington Blade traveling to Colombia to cover U.S. gov’t program on LGBT rights

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT NewsWashington, D.C. — The Washington Blade, the nation’s oldest and most acclaimed LGBT newspaper, is sending a reporter to Bogota, Colombia this week to cover a new public-private partnership designed to promote LGBT rights around the world. The U.S. Agency for International Development will work with the Swedish International […]

Washington Blade Named Official Media Sponsor of 37th NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT News (Photo by Frettie via Wikimedia Commons) WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Blade announced today that it has been named the Official Media Sponsor of the 37th NAGAAA Gay Softball World Series coming to Washington, D.C. August 26-31. More than 180 teams are scheduled to play in this year’s world series […]

Meet the Blade’s summer interns

LGBT.UK.COM Bringing You The Latest LGBT News Blade summer interns Will Owen, Alwyn Dippenaar and Damien Salas discuss their time working with the nation’s oldest LGBT weekly print newspaper. (Washington Blade photo by Michael Key) The Washington Blade continues its summer intern program this year with three students from diverse backgrounds to help in its […]
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