World News

Eikon reports on the news from across the world all with a gay twist.

HIV UK

Dropping HIV Rates for Gay UK Men

The number of new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men in England is continuing to fall according to the latest estimates from Public Health England. While...

Guatemala LGBTI Campaign Launched by UN

A new campaign to eliminate discrimination based on race or gender, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity is being launched throughout Guatemala. Announced by the...
Gay Conversion China

End of Gay Conversion Therapy Called for in China

Pressure is being put on the Chinese Government to place a ban on "gay conversion therapies," which are currently legally conducted on their LGBTI population. The report...
Pride Toronto

Toronto’s Pride Festival Facing Nearly Half a Million of Debt

One of the largest organised pride festivals in the world, Pride Toronto is now facing a debt of $458,000. The annual event held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada,...
Wes Goodman

Married Anti-Gay Politician Caught in a Compromising Position with Another Man

A conservative Christian politician in the United States has resigned amid a cheating scandal following the discovery that the anti-gay politician was himself engaging in...
Turkish LGBTI Ban

Turkish Capital to Ban All Future LGBTI Events

An outright ban on future LGBTI events in Turkey's capital city has been declared, with claims that the new restrictions are being put in...
Trump

Trump’s Transgender Military Ban Hits Another Hurdle

United States President Donald Trump has another hurdle to overcome with a Federal judge blocking the enforcement of his transgender military ban. The Maryland judge who...
LGBT Justin Trudeau

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to Formally Apologise to LGBTI Community

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will formally apologise to Canadians who were convicted of “gross indecency” and fired from civil service jobs because...
Uganda LGBTI

Ugandan Police Now Being Trained to Protect LGBTI People

In an unexpected and welcomed turn-around, police in the Ugandan capital of Kampala have been sensitised on the rights of LGBT people and trained to protect...
Rainbow Railroad

LGBTI Refugees From Chechnya Resettled by Canadian Group

Canadian organisation Rainbow Railroad, which works to help “LGBT people who have faced physical violence or face an imminent threat of violence, imprisonment or...