BMW of North America launched a new campaign in celebration of Pride Month and the LGBTQIA+ community, entitled “Driven By Pride.” The campaign featured various activations, including BMW’s participation in a special broadcast event by NYC Pride, support of The Trevor Project’s “Pride Everywhere” campaign, and communications across BMW’s digital channels.
New Study Reveals The True Costs Of Sourcing Battery Metals For Electric Vehicles And Renewable Energy Entitled ‘Where Should Metals for the Green Transition Come From?’, the white paper breaks new ground by exploring the environmental, social and economic costs of different sources of base metals required to transition the world away from fossil fuels. Using a lifecycle sustainability analysis (LCSA) framework and standard lifecycle analysis (LCA) methodology, researchers compare two potential sources of minerals needed to manufacture electric vehicle batteries: ores mined from the land and polymetallic nodules collected from the deep seafloor of the [...]
Homophobic Attacks on The Rise in Uganda Uganda is a country where the human rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered (LGBT) community have been eroded by anti-gay legislation. The Uganda constitutional court nullified the Anti-homosexuality Act in August of 2014. According to Sexual Minorities Uganda (SMUG) in August 2019, Hon. Simon Lokodo, the Minister of State for Ethics and Integrity revealed in a television interview that his predecessor, Hon Nsaba Buturo, would seek the leave of parliament in the following week to reintroduce the law. This legislation would impose sentences ranging from seven years in prison to [...]
Sydney Australia Wins Gay World Pride 2023 Bring out the dancing queens, Sydney has won the rights to WorldPride in 2023 becoming the first city in the southern hemisphere to ever host the major international LGBTQI event. Congratulations Sydney this is going to be an event not to be missed. What's all the fuss about? World pride is a global event that unites LGBTIQ and Pride communities from across the globe bringing them all under one banner to one location and in 2023 that place is going to be Sydney. 2023 is also a major milestone year, it is [...]
Anti-Gay Megachurch Minister Arrested for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Underage Teen Boy. Paxton Singer, 24, the youth minister for Harvest Bible Chapel in Aurora, Illinois Minister has been arrested for the alleged abuse of an underage teen boy. Other teen boys have also say the youth minister made advances towards them. Harvest Bible Chapel Bi-Laws say; "Scripture clearly teaches that God is the sole authority in matters of marriage and sexuality for all people, and that marriage involves the sacred joining together of one man and one woman in faithful, permanent union" Singer has been charged with misdemeanour sexual exploitation [...]
36 Sports Finalised For GayGames 11 HongKong 2022 The Federation of Gay Games (FGG) together with the Gay Games 11 Hong Kong 2022’s management team announced the 36 sports which will be offered at the event hosted in Hong Kong in November 2022. For the first time in the history of the Gay Games, E-Sports and Dodgeball are among the sports to be included in the final sports list. Which Sports are Offered at GayGames 2022? Aquatic Sports 1. Diving 2. Open Water Swimming 3. Synchronised Swimming 4. Swimming / Pink Flamingo 5. Water Polo Athletics Sports 6. Marathon: [...]