It was never a Conservative campaign promise, nothing previous Liberal governments were accused of not doing enough of. But slowly, as events abroad have dictated, Canada has responded, and grown bolder. What was at first thought to be an exception has become the norm: Canada's Conservative government is a forceful, credible advocate for international gay rights. There are not many nations that whose moral authority on this issue is as strong as Canada's. Same-sex marriage is legal in only 10 countries worldwide.
The Queen Takes A Stand For Women, And Maybe Gay Rights, Too
Queen Elizabeth II on Gay and Women's Rights | POPSUGAR Love & Sex
Queen Elizabeth's speech at yesterday's State Opening of Parliament understandably focused heavily on the logistics and processes of the Brexit, but it also included a line of fierce support for the UK's LGBT citizens. Private homosexual acts between men over the age of 21 were not decriminalized in England and Wales until , 15 years after Elizabeth ascended to the throne. The same law was not changed in Scotland until , and in Northern Ireland until While LGBT rights group Stonewall was "pleased" to hear gay and lesbian rights addressed during this year's speech, they feel the Queen could have said more to highlight issues facing the transgender community.
Harper Watters on How Dance Helped Him Overcome Fear of Bullying
William Clayton, the son of Oliver Queen on Arrow , was revealed to be gay in last night's episode of the hit CW series. The reveal was not played for sensationalism or promoted ahead of time, so it was easy enough to miss, but during his heart-to-heart with Roy Harper on Lian Yu in the flash-forward timeline , William made a passing reference to a boyfriend back home. When Roy asks whether Felicity and Oliver have left William, he said yes, joking that his boyfriend "wonders why I have commitment issues. Given that Felicity seems to have been the one to put William on a mission to go to Lian Yu, meet with Roy Harper, and retrieve Oliver's bow, it seems likely that whatever drove the family apart is something she is looking to remedy
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender LGBT rights in the Kingdom of Denmark are some of the most extensive in the world. The Kingdom consists of the Realm of Denmark a sovereign state compromising three constituent countries : Denmark , Greenland and the Faroe Islands. In Denmark, same-sex sexual activity was legalized in , and since , the age of consent has been equally set to 15, regardless of sexual orientation or gender. On 7 June , the law was replaced by a new same-sex marriage law , which came into effect on 15 June