Posts Tagged ‘LGBT rights’

Public caning for Malaysian Muslim lesbians Comments 0

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

Two Malaysian Muslim lesbians received a public caning after being convicted under Islamic laws of attempting to have sexual relations. Lawyers and activists say the women, aged 22 and 32, were seated on stools facing the judges and given six strokes from a light rattan cane on their backs by female prison officers. More than Read more

US bishops oust long time CNS editor-in-chief over tweets Comments 2

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

The editor-in-chief of the US-based Catholic News Service has resigned abruptly at the request of a US bishops’ conference official. Tony Spence had posted tweets in reaction to religious freedom legislation under debate in Georgia and Tennessee and a gender identity measure in North Carolina. He also tweeted about an article in another publication about gay Read more