Russia Charges ‘Intentional Damage To Passports’ Against Russia’s First Legally Married Gay Couple

After it has recognized a gay marriage for the first time weeks ago, Russian authorities, in a seemingly swift decision, are now charging “intentional damage to passports or negligence” against couple Eugene Wojciechowski and Paul Stotzko. On January 4, or just barely three weeks ago, Wojciechowski and Stotzko tied the knot in Copenhagen, Denmark, according […]

Billy Joe Saunders Sets Two-Year Plan To Achieve Goals Before Retirement

Billy Joe Saunders, the current holder of the WBO middleweight belt, plans to retire at the age of 31. Before that planned retirement, however, he looks to make sure that he will achieve his goals. Saunders is one of the most talked about boxing athletes in the world to date, but he said that he […]

LGBT Student Housing In Georgetown U Draws Fury From The Right-Wingers

Following the approval of the newly proposed Living Learning Community (LLC) which seeks to provide a space for students to explore gender and sexuality in Georgetown University, the far-right conservatives of the said institution vehemently disagreed on the proposal, citing that the university is abandoning its Catholic values. By virtue of its teachings, the Catholic […]

Report Shows At Least 445 Brazilian LGBTs Died In 2017 Due To Homophobia

Per the report by local LGBT rights group Grupo Gay de Bahia, at least 387 homophobia-related deaths were recorded in Brazil last year. Adding to this gruesome number are 58 suicide cases largely due to homophobic comments hurled against members of the LGBT community in the country. The group said that this is a 30 […]

John Danaher On Georges St-Pierre Return In UFC: No One Knows

Georges St-Pierre’s coach John Danaher said on Joe Rogan’s MMA Show podcast on Monday that he is uncertain whether his student will still return to MMA fighting. GSP has not been seen in any UFC actions after his phenomenal return last November 2017 after he defeated Michael Bisping and clinched the UFC Middleweight champion. Following […]

Ancajas On Pacquiao Comparison: ‘I Feel Very Pressured’

Following the many comparisons to fellow Filipino warrior Manny Pacquiao, Jerwin Ancajas has finally spoken about it and said he feels pressured into following the legacy of the eight-division world champion. Boxing analysts say that there is a close resemblance of how Pacquiao and Ancajas move each time they take on the boxing ring. For […]

Filipino Boxers’ Bouts Most Viewed On U.S. Cable In 2017

Filipino boxers Manny Pacquiao and Jerwin Ancajas’ combined bouts in 2017 have drawn the highest viewership of 6 million views in one day alone in the United States cable television, according to a report by Inquirer. While Pacquiao, a multi-time World Champion, may already be old in the boxing world, his drawing power to his […]

Tyson Fury To Re-Apply For Boxing License, Eyes April For Return

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury has confirmed via Twitter yesterday that he will re-apply for his boxing license. The British Boxing Board of Control (BBBoC), however, said that they have yet to hear from Fury regarding his intent to re-apply for the license. Following his anti-doping suspension, Fury was cleared by the United Kingdom […]

Latin American Human Rights Court Backs Legalization Of Same-Sex Marriage In 16 Countries

Despite strong opposition from the local Roman Catholic Church, a Latin American human rights court on Tuesday ruled that countries within the region should recognize the legalization of same-sex marriage, even pushing for marriage equality. The Inter-American Court of Human Rights decided in favor of a petition submitted two years ago by Costa Rican President […]

Gay Imam Plans To Open LGBT-Friendly Mosque In Australia

Within the next year, the first-ever openly gay Imam plans to open an LGBT-friendly mosque in Australia. After coming out as gay in 2010, Nur Warsame, in an interview with ABC News, has now revealed that he wants to open up a mosque that will also serve as a safe house and counseling center for […]

LGBT Rights Groups In Ghana Call For Decriminalization Of Homosexuality Due To Rise of Violence

LGBT rights groups and supporters in Ghana are demanding for the decriminalization of homosexuality in the country after a new study concluded that violence against LGBT people wrought by the society and their own families are still rampant. The report made by the Human Rights Watch entitled No Choice but to Deny Who I am: […]

Samsung A8+ Expected To Be Launched In India On January 10

Three days from now, Samsung lovers from India will have a glimpse of the Samsung A8+ as the company officially launches the sought-after phone in the country. As per a report, Amazon has already set up a page for the handset. Samsung, meanwhile, has already sent event invites to several hosts to come over and […]

LG Unveils LG 4K UHD Projector

LG has launched a new model of its projector lineup ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018. Known as the LG 4K UHD Projector, the new model, numbered HUK80KA, is the first of its kind as LG tries to outsmart its competitors. The South Korean company said that the HU80KA LG 4K UHD Projector […]

Trump Allegedly Condones Violence Against LGBT According To Alan Cumming

Instinct actor Alan Cumming said on Saturday that his new role in this TV series arrives at a time when United States President Donald Trump is “actively condoning, by his silence, violence and persecution against the LGBT community.” According to the actor, who will portray a gay lead role in this TV series, it is […]

Ellen Page Marries Longtime Partner, Her Fans Become Ecstatic

Over the New Year celebration, actress Ellen Page made social media buzz as she married her longtime partner, choreographer Emma Portner. Portner, who has been teaching contemporary jazz at the Broadway Dance Center in New York, broke the news on her Instagram account, saying Ellen is an incredible woman and that she is lucky to […]

Younger Mormons Are More Open To The Idea Of Same-Sex Marriage – Study

Younger members of the Church of the Latter Day Saints are increasingly more tolerant and are open to the idea of same-sex marriage, according to a poll released in June by the Public Religion Research Institute (PRRI). The PRRI study surveyed 4,ooo religious people from all sects, including 700 members of the Church of the […]

Ohara Davies No Longer Part Of The Okolie-Chamberlain Undercard Match

After making strong remarks against fellow boxer Tommy Coyle on Twitter, Ohara Davies has been removed by Eddie Hearn from the bill of a major fight night at the 02 Arena this coming February. Davies is supposed to fight in the undercard match of the Okolie-Chamberlain main event match. The 25-year-old Davies, who holds a […]

UConn Huskies End Year With A Loss Against No. 14 Boston College

After almost a 22-day layoff, the UConn men’s hockey team finally got back to the ice against No. 14 Boston College. The results, however, did not favor them as they experienced a beating from the hands of their opponent, 2-0. UConn head coach Mike Cavanaugh said his team certainly didn’t have the energy that they […]

Study Says Gay People Are Better In Bed Compared To Straight People

Gay men and women have always been ridiculed because of their chosen sexual orientation more so persecuted, harassed, and degraded. But while this has been the experience of most LGBT people, research has regarded them to be better at sex. Following a study that concluded gay and lesbian couples are happier compared to straight couples, […]

Braves Third Baseman Adonis Garcia Reportedly Signs Contract With Korean Club Team

Atlanta Braves’ third baseman Adonis Garcia is reportedly bringing his talents to Korea. Sportscaster Marcos Grunfeld of SportsVenezuela announced via Twitter that Garcia has already signed a contract with the Korean Baseball Organization team, LG Twins. The deal with the Korean team, however, will still depend whether or not Garcia is released by his current […]

Legendary Coach Jerry Kindall Dies At 82, Funeral Set On Jan. 4

Former Arizona baseball coach Jerry Kindall died on Sunday night due to complications from a stroke that occurred earlier that week. He was 82. He was known to be the first man to win College World Series title both as a player and a head coach. Adding to his feat are three national championship titles […]

MLB Looking Into Sexual Assault Allegations Against Miguel Sano

Following the allegations of sexual assault on Baseball star Miguel Sano by Twin Cities photographer Betsy Bissen, the Major League Baseball (MLB) responded that they are looking on the matter against the Twins third baseman. MLB spokesman Mike Teevan said in a statement posted on ESPN’s website that the MBL is aware of the allegations […]

Manny Pacquiao Named As Seoul Global Ambassador, Set To Have Boxing Match On ‘Infinite Challenge’

After being named as the new “Seoul Global Ambassador,” Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is also set to be the main guest of the Infinite Challenge, a popular variety show in Korea. According to reports, Pacquiao has already taped an episode on the said variety show where he will have a boxing match with cast […]

Parish Priest Tells Flock He’s Gay, Receives Support From Parishioners

In a sermon and a letter, a Milwaukee-based Roman Catholic priest has announced that he is gay, writing that he will no longer live in the shadows of secrecy and vowed to be real with his gay self. Prior to his ordination, Reverend Father Gregory Greiten already knew that he was different. During his seminary […]

Report Says LGBT Rights Defenders In Former Soviet States Face ‘Rise in Hostility’

According to a recent report made by the global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International, activist groups defending LGBT rights in some parts of the former Soviet Union are facing a rise in hostility. This may come as discrimination, homophobia, and what the report described as Russia’s crusade against “non-traditional sexual relationships.” The report, which was […]

Thai Doctors Lobby To Halt Child Boxing In The Country

Thai doctors have been resolute in their calls to restrict children from engaging in any boxing competition in the country. This includes non-contact sparring for children 10 years under in order to protect and shield them from any brain injuries in the future. Their reason includes the lack of Muay Thai regulation in the country […]

Carl Frampton’s Next Opponent Named, Bout Set In April

It seems that April, 2018, is going to be an exciting month for boxing. After Bob Arum’s confirmation that Manny Pacquiao is ready to fight and reportedly will set the Filipino’s comeback in April, another bout has been formalized to happen in the same month. This time Carl Frampton is confirmed to take on former […]

Arum Confirms Pacquiao Ready Get Back In The Ring, Eyes Fight In April

After the speculation that Manny Pacquiao and Conor McGregor would have a boxing match turned out to be a farce, the Filipino boxer is finally set to have a real boxing comeback. Hall of Fame promoter and Top Rank CEO Bob Arum confirmed that the Filipino boxer-turned-politician Pacquiao is set to make a comeback in […]

LeBron Wears 1 Black And 1 White ‘Equality’ Shoes, Tells Trump U.S. Is A Country Where ‘Equal Rights’ Thrive

NBA Basketball star Lebron James has been using sports as a platform to speak up on issues near to his heart. LeBron is the kind of athlete who is socially aware and has made comments in the past regarding police violence and race issues in the United States. LeBron took it a notch higher in […]

Complete Christmas Tale Turnaround: Red-suited Firefighter Uses Sleigh To Save Reindeer Trapped On Ice (Video)

In our usual Christmas tale, reindeer supposedly are the ones pulling Santa Claus’ sleigh. But a complete turn around of events happened in Oregon just recently. Clad in red, Jeff Johnston, later on identified as a firefighter in a local district of Oregon, was caught on video trying to reach out to a trapped reindeer […]

A New Study Concludes That Gay And Lesbian Couples Are Happier Compared To Straight Couples

Despite the many challenges faced by people in a same-sex relationship, a study made by two students of the University of Queensland concluded that this kind of relationship is happier compared to the normal relationship we know as male to female bond. Researchers Francisco Perales and Janeen Baxter said that the conclusion of their study […]

Gay Indian Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil Plans To Open LGBTQ Center On Palace Grounds

After coming out as gay in 2006, Indian Crown Prince Manvendra Singh Gohil is venturing in another direction — opening a support center for LGBTQA people on the royal grounds of his country, India. Amid the strong disapproval of his family, Manvendra is firm in his decision to put up the support center in the […]

Same-Sex Marriage Now Legal In Australia, Locals And LGBTQ Supporters Rejoice

After almost two decades of conservative views on marriage, the Australian Parliament on Thursday finally decided to legalize same-sex marriage in the country. The decision came just three weeks following a national referendum showing a strong public clamor for gay marriage to be legalized in Australia. Although the official votes were not formally tallied, it […]

Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Jolts Ecuador

A magnitude 6.0 earthquake was recorded along the coast of Ecuador on Sunday, the same area where a deadly tremor left hundreds of casualties last year. According to a report by the Los Angeles Times, Ecuador President Lenin Moreno said there are no immediate reports of victims or major damage from the quake as of […]

Football Unites For Anti-Homophobia Campaign

All teams belonging to the United Kingdom’s football league system have pledged support to an initiative forwarding inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans people (LGBT) in sports. Known as the Rainbow Laces initiative, the campaign seeks to raise awareness on the inclusion of the members of the LGBT community in sports. It also forwards […]

Single Mother Holds On To Her Faith After Losing Three Sons To Liver Cancer

It is said that a parent should never need to bury his or her own child. It should be the other way around. In an unexpected twist of fate, however, a Filipina mother had buried all of her three sons in a span of four years — all died of liver cancer. Lorelei Go’s latest […]

Miss Universe 2017 Trends On Twitter As Universe Crowns New Queen, Philippines, Thailand Among Most Mentioned

Following the coronation of Miss South Africa, Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters, as the new Miss Universe, #MissUniverse2017 is the number one trend on twitter with over 20 million hits as of writing. Among the most tweeted segment of the coronation night was the swimsuit, evening gown, and the interview rounds. It was followed by the announcement of […]

Miss Tanzania Reportedly Only Has $80 As She Competes In Miss Universe But Love And Support Poured In For Her

In a prestigious competition like the Miss Universe, each candidate vying for the crown is preparing day in and day out just to bring home the crown. This year, 92 elegant ladies across the globe are vying for that Miss Universe crown worth $300,000. All these girls have advocacies and stories to tell. Yet, a […]

Love Story Of Nerissa And Johny, Who Has a Conjoined Twin: Twin Tony Serves As Third Wheel [Video]

What happens when one member of conjoined twins decides to marry? In the Philippines, conjoined twins named Johny and Tony are facing yet another dilemma in their life, when the former decided to marry Nerissa, their widowed neighbor. Since birth, the twins have been together due to their inborn condition of being conjoined. Conjoined twins […]

Thailand, Philippines Among Early Favorites In Ms. Universe Tilt

Few days before the Universe crowns its new Queen, social media went abuzz on the speculations of who will bring home the crown to their home country. After the preliminary competition held in Las Vegas Monday night, different pageant experts and netizens already have their bets. On top of their list are two lovely ladies […]

Duterte to Troops: I Will Buy All Equipment You Need To Fight Rebellion

In order to boost the morale of his soldiers, Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Wednesday (November 23) vowed to acquire for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) the best equipment needed to fight any forms of rebellion in the country. The announcement was made during his visit at the Fort Magsaysay in Nueva […]

Davao City To Host 1st Indonesia Fashion Expo, 24 Indonesian Fashion Designers Expected To Arrive

Known as the hometown of the Philippine President, Davao City is all set to host the first-ever Indonesia Fashion Expo 2017 (IFE), which will run from November 24 to 26. Consul General of Indonesia to the Philippines Berlian Napitupulu confirmed this development. Aimed at promoting the economic relationship between the neighboring countries of Philippines and […]

Duterte To Mining Companies: Stop Supporting NPA Financially or I Will Close You Down

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday (November 21) issued a stern warning to mining companies who allegedly finance the communist insurgency of the New People’s Army to cut ties with the armed group else it will be closed down. In a speech at an event in Taguig City Philippines, the president said he will […]

Duterte Abolishes Peace Talk With The Communist Party Of The Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on Tuesday announced that he is severing any ties of talking peace with the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) following an ambush which occurred in Bukidnon, north of Mindanao island in the Philippines, killing one police and a 4-month-old baby girl. Making his announcement at an event which payed […]

NASA Launches ‘Joint Polar Satellite System’ To Improve Weather Forecasts

In an attempt to improve the accuracy of weather forecasts and Earth observations, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) launched on early Saturday (November 18) the first of four series of advanced polar-orbiting satellites to space. Named as the new Joint Polar Satellite System-1 satellite or JPSS-1, the new satellite was successfully launched into […]

Pope Francis Calls Indifference To The Needy A ‘Great Sin’

During his Sunday’s homily at the St. Peter’s Basilica, Pope Francis did not mince his words when he criticized Christians who use the phrases “That doesn’t regard me; it’s not my business; it’s society’s problem” in the midst of the suffering of other people. The Supreme Pontiff called this “indifference” a “great sin.” The Pope […]