Canada Bans Conversion Therapy, PM Trudeau Describing It As, “Despicable And Degrading”

Canada has officially outlawed conversion therapy practices this week, making the widely discredited and harmful practice a criminal offence, reports NBC News. In a tweet posted on Thursday, Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced the legislation had received Royal Assent making it law, and described the practice as, “despicable and degrading.” He also showed his support by saying, “LGBTQ2 Canadians, we’ll always stand up for you and your rights.” (The ‘2’ relating to the First Nations term Two-Spirit.)

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Omicron Covid variant detected at popular Melbourne gay venues

A positive case of the Omicron COVID-19 strain has been detected in Melbourne. Patrons of popular gay venues in Melbourne have now been sent into lockdown again. A positive case has been confirmed after visiting both Sircuit Bar in Fitzroy and The Peel Hotel. It is believed over 700 people may have been exposed to the virus.

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US’ LGBT Population Is 20 Million, Double Previous Estimates

A new study carried out by the U.S. Census Bureau’s Household Pulse Survey reveals that at least eight per cent of the country’s adult population identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. That equals to around 20 million who identify as LGBT – double the numbers estimated previously.

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Kenyan Singer, Willis Austin Chimano, Comes Out As Gay

Willis Austin Chimano, a member of one of Kenya’s most popular bands, Sauti Sol, has come out as gay, reports the BBC. The singer has been praised for going public about his sexuality, as homosexuality is still criminalised in Kenya and not widely accepted within Kenyan culture.

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cyril ramaphosa with south african flag

Ramaphosa will also be on trial at local level

After its limited success in the recent municipal elections, the Democratic Alliance (DA) faces three main enemies. They are the communications media, the African National Congress (ANC) and other rival political parties, and the ANC all over again.

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Kevin Drábek

After graduating with a Bachelor of German Studies, I read for and obtained a master’s degree in political science and International Studies from the Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, and I prepared my thesis at the Heinrich-Heine University in Düsseldorf, Germany.

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Stuart Hillary – DJ

“Many moons ago I went to the incredible Mrs Henderson’s where everyone was transformed in the magical atmosphere with spectacular lasers. I was introduced to Stuart H, a blonde boy looking about twelve behind the DJ Box from where he performed his magic, elevating us all into a musical trance. Decades later Stuart still looks only a tad over twelve and has kept all of us forever young with his rejuvenating therapy!” – Rubin van Niekerk, Editor

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