International law firm Clifford Chance has submitted a report to the UK’s HM Passport Office questioning the Government’s decision not to allow passports that do not specify the gender of the holder ('X' passports).
The report has been submitted on behalf of the Non-Gendered campaign launched by Christie Elan-Cane. The campaign seeks legal recognition for individuals who do not identify as either male or female.
Other countries, including Australia and New Zealand, already allow passport applicants to apply for an ‘X’ passports, whereby they can indicate their gen
Ontario Health Minister Eric Hoskins says he will ask medical regulatory bodies in the province to prohibit attempts to ‘cure’ young LGBTI people of their sexual orientation or gender identity
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Ontario looks to become the next North American jurisdiction to ban so-called ‘ex-gay’ therapies aimed at ‘curing’ young people of their sexual orientation or gender identity after provincial Health Minister Eric Hoskins said he would move to ban the practice.
Hoskins said he would write to medical regulatory bodies to instruct them to prohibit the practice after New Democrat
The church’s biennial convention is estimated to be worth around $6 million to the state and the Disciples of Christ are now getting their lawyers to review all contracts relating to the 2017 General Assembly with a view to moving it out-of-state.
A manager at a state-owned enterprise has been expelled from the Chinese Communist Party for having a gay affair.
The man, surnamed Chen, was a vice-general manager at the Zhejiang Provincial Energy Group Company.
His ex-boyfriend, a 23-year-old college student surnamed Lu, posted naked photos of him online after they broke and Chen started threatening him and his family. He said had reported him to the police but they had not helped.
Lu said Chen was worried that he would expose his corruption and on 3 March had sent thugs to his family home and threaten his mother. He said he also
Shane Bitney Crone has been through a lot in his young life.
The love of his life, Tom Bridegroom, died after accidentally falling from a rooftop during a photo shoot. Despite their having been together for six years, Bridegroom's family did not invite Crone to the funeral and tried to erase any evidence that their son was gay.
But the evidence is for the world to see in the acclaimed documentary Bridegroom which Crone brought this week to the University of Texas at Tyler for a screening.
Crone shares on social media that while the film was playing, a prayer circle formed in the lobby.
Recent reports show that the number of women registering as egg donors has risen every year since 2006 with numbers increasing to 1,103 in 2013. Similarly, there has been an increase of more than 50% in the last five years of women having treatment with donor eggs.
Following its launch in 2013, the UK's London Egg Bank has seen hundreds of women come through the doors looking to donate their eggs. Here one of them tells her story:
'I had never really thought about egg donation before until a friend of mine told me she couldn't naturally conceive. Me being a very empathetic person it sat
Neil Meron and Craig Zadan are leaving the Academy Awards behind after three consecutive years as the show's producers.
'Frankly before the Oscars this year were even broadcast, we were questioning whether or not, if we were ever asked, whether we wanted to do it again, and we had long talked about it,' Meron tells Deadline Hollywood.
He added: 'The past couple of years have been incredible, but at the same time, we’ve also put a lot of projects on hold, and they haven’t been getting our full attention.'