Busi Kheswa is the director of the Forum for the Empowerment of Women, advocating for the rights of abused LGBT women. The following is the speech she gave Wednesday night addressing violence and rape against women in South Africa at the Oslo Freedom Forum.
Among the political figures featured in the debut issue of the Los Angeles Advocate in 1967 is Leon Panetta, Barack Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Defense and the current director of the CIA, who congratulated employees Monday for their role in the successful mission leading to the death of Osama bin Laden.
EXCLUSIVE: Prop. 8 plaintiffs Kristin Perry and Sandra Stier were subjected to more than a dozen antigay voice mails during the 2010 trial from a man who was later convicted of making threatening telephone calls to Nancy Pelosi. Listen to the messages here.
From Mariah Carey going into premature labor to news the producers of The King's Speech had shut down QueerClick.com, April Fools' Pranks made headlines all over the Web on Friday. Check out eight of the gayest April Fools' pranks.
COMMENTARY: Lady Gaga breaking ties with Target was great, but now it's time to pressure the Securities and Exchange Commission to change corporate transparency laws — or gay people will never be quite sure who's taking their money and using it to fight against their rights.