Author Dominic Preston

  • Dominic Preston



Lesbian Sues LA Strip Club After Being Refused Entry

Photo: Rick Hall

A lesbian is suing an LA strip club after being refused entry because she was unaccompanied by a man.


Today is National HIV Testing Day - Get Tested!

Today’s the day we’ve all been waiting for: National HIV Testing Day! OK, so maybe it’s not quite up there with Christmas as big event days go, but it’s a great reminder of the importance of getting tested.


Vatican Report Urges Catholic Church to be Less Judgmental of Gay People

A new Vatican report recommends that the Roman Catholic Church must be more tolerant and less judgemental of gay people.


Human Rights Conference Leads WorldPride Celebrations

It’s WorldPride this week in Toronto, and the festival organizers have proven that attendees are looking for more than just festivities, with a great turnout so far for the three-day WorldPride Human Rights Conference at the University of Toronto.


Jason Collins: It's 'Absolutely Insane' that Being Gay is Illegal in Some Countries

Gay NBA player Jason Collins has said in a video released by the United Nations that it is “absolutely insane” that being gay is still illegal in some countries.

Collins, who publicly came out last April, was taking part in the UN’s ‘Free & Equal’ campaign, which seeks to promote LGBT equality across the world.


Joe Biden Says Gay Rights Trump Cultural Traditions

This Tuesday the White House hosted its first ever LGBT Human Rights Forum, and Vice President Joe Biden took the opportunity to issue a strong defense of gay rights, declaring them to be more important than social and cultural traditions.

Biden told guests at the event:

“I don’t care what your culture is. Inhumanity is inhumanity is inhumanity. Prejudice is prejudice is prejudice.”


Bill Clinton to Back Gay Rights in TV Message

Bill Clinton will back gay rights in a televised message this week to mark the first anniversary of the repeal of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).


Alaska Says Same-Sex Marriage Ban Doesn't Violate People's Rights

The state of Alaska has filed a brief defending its same-sex marriage ban, arguing that it has the right to define and regulate marriage.


Mexico Goes Unpunished over Fans' Homophobic Chants

Soccer’s governing body FIFA have cleared Mexico of any wrongdoing over its fans’ chanting of a homophobic slur because of the context in which it was chanted.


Ethan Hawke Credits Pop Culture for Reducing Homophobia

In an interview with The Toronto Star, actor Ethan Hawke has discussed the role that pop culture has played in improving society’s attitudes towards homosexuality, claiming that there is “almost zero homophobia” among young people now.