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Indonesian Constitutional Court Rejects Attempt To Ban Gay Sex, Adultery

Added: 14.12.2017 16:56 | 14 views | 0 comments

Indonesia's top court ruled against petitioners that were attempting to make gay sex and sex outside of marriage illegal on Thursday, marking a victory for the country's persecuted LGBTQ minority, according to CBS News. The nine-judge panel ruled in a 5-to-4 decision that rejected the arguments from The Family Love Alliance, a conservative group that believes Indonesia is under siege from immoral behavior that is fueled by the internet and social media. Members of the group wept outside the Constitutional Court when it was clear that the court would not side with them, while human rights advocates cheered that tens of millions of people would not be persecuted for having gay or extramarital...

CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase Head Fern Orenstein Is No Longer Leading the Controversial Program

Added: 12.12.2017 18:50 | 4 views | 0 comments

A month after publishing a story describing a toxic work environment at the CBS Diversity Comedy Showcase — a workshop for straight and LGBTQ writers and actors from marginalized communities, women, and those with disabilities — Vulture has learned a second program head is no longer with the showcase.Fern Orenstein, ...

Tags: Women, LGBT

Supreme Court won't hear LGBT job discrimination case

Added: 11.12.2017 16:08 | 20 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court refused Monday to take up a Georgia woman's complaint that she was fired from her job because she is a lesbian.



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