Bert and Ernie arent gay
The producers of “Sesame Street” want you to know that Bert and Ernie are not, in fact, gay. Sesame Workshop tweeted Tuesday that the characters are best friends and have many human traits but “remain puppets, and do not have a sexual orientation.” In a follow-up tweet, it says “Sesame Street has always stood for...
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Hong Kong to allow dependent visa for same-sex couples after landmark ruling

Hong Kong said on Tuesday it will recognize overseas same-sex partnerships when granting dependent visas, more than two months after the city’s top court ruled that a British lesbian should be granted a spousal visa in a landmark judgment. International banks and law firms operating in the global financial hub have been keen to see...

LGBT-friendly mosque deradicalizes Muslim youth

Tugay Sarac was just 15 when he first talked about traveling from Germany to Syria to fight for Islamic State. But unlike his friends at the time, Sarac had turned to radical Islam as a way of avoiding coming to terms with his sexuality. “I had friends who, like me, were really radical extremists and...

Chile approves law for transgender citizens to change official details

Chile’s congress on Wednesday approved a bill allowing people over the age of 14 to change their name and gender in official records, despite intense lobbying by the Church and conservative political parties in the traditionally conservative, predominantly Catholic country. The law, introduced in 2013, was fiercely contested by conservative parties until an article relating...

Puerto Vallarta begins preventative strategy against HIV

The organization Ed Thomas Civil Association Solidarity (SETAC), dedicated to education, prevention, treatment for HIV in Puerto Vallarta, will launch the strategy of prevention against HIV known as Preventive-exposure in (PrEP), consisting of the use of an antiretroviral treatment in people at risk but who are not infected with the virus to avoid infection. At...

Most Singaporeans still support law banning gay sex

A slim majority of Singaporeans still support a law that bans gay sex, an online survey showed on Monday, amid renewed debate on whether the city-state should follow India’s footsteps and scrap similar British colonial-era legislation. Previous legal challenges to overturn the ban failed but a prominent Singapore diplomat called on the gay community to...

Senate endorses initiative on benefits to same-sex spouses

The full Senate of Mexico endorsed an initiative that seeks to provide spouses of the same sex the right to all benefits in terms of social security. The initiative presented by the ex-PAN member Germán Martínez won the adhesion of the eight parliamentary groups, including the PAN, in which it states that the benefits derived...

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