The message is a step in the right direction, but may not be enough as it failed to make a lasting impression on fans.
Emojis are cute, fun, and harmless. But according to the Indonesian government, not all emojis are acceptable—particularly the queer ones. In the latest act of LGBT oppression, Indonesia is asking messaging platforms to clear their systems of same-sex emojis.
As a vehemently anti-gay Republican announces his bid for president, this is what you might want to think about as we head towards the 2016 election.
Washington, DC has banned the use of anti-gay “reparative therapy” on minors.
The National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR) is preparing to ask the United Nations to outlaw anti-gay “conversion” therapy as a form of torture.
The US Supreme Court has refused to hear an appeal against California’s ban on anti-gay “reparative therapy” for minors, thus letting the ban stand.
Lithuania has banned a book of fairy tales as “harmful” due to its portrayal of same-sex couples.
Russia granted permission on May 8 for LGBT rights activists to hold a protest rally, for what is thought to be the first time since the passage of its harsh anti-gay laws nearly a year ago.
The situation in Crimea has only gotten worse for its LGBT residents.