The mission of No More Fear Foundation is to provide a lifeline of resettlement support services to members of the LGBTQ community who seek asylum in the United States from violence and persecution in their home countries. This mission arises out of the knowledge that our country has a tradition of drawing strength through the diversity of its citizens.read more
The parade which took place from 36th Street and Fifth Avenue in Manhattan to Christopher Street and Greenwich Street in lower Manhattan, started at 12 p.m. EDT on Sunday. The event ended around 6 p.m. EDT.
“It is with a heavy heart and not a few tears that we reflect on the events of last night that left 50 dead as of last reports at a gay club in Orlando.read more
In support of the victims of the massacre at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla., hundreds gathered outside the Stonewall Inn in New York, where a riot in 1969 helped launch the gay rights movement.read more
“Notorious for their gruesome methods of killing, the Islamic State group reserves one of its most brutal for suspected homosexuals. Videos it has released show masked militants dangling men over the precipices of buildings by their legs to drop them head-first or tossing them over the edge. At least 36 men in Syria and Iraq have been killed by IS militants on charges of sodomy, according to the New York-based OutRight Action International, though its Middle East and North Africa coordinator, Hossein Alizadeh, said it was not possible to confirm the sexual orientation of the victims.read more
“Terror Monitor, a terrorism watchdog group, has posted a set of horrific photos depicting two allegedly gay men being stoned to death in Aleppo, Syria. This is just the latest in a series of killings enacted under the ISIS regime, who have called LGBTQ people the “worst of creatures.” The attack follows a similar attack in August, in which a crowd — including children — stoned two gay men to death, and a brutal attack earlier in October, in which four gay men were thrown from a rooftop to their deaths.read more
“A few months ago, gay Syrian refugee Subhi Nahas feared for his life. This week, he made history with a UN address about the vicious persecution of LGBTs under ISIS.
It was only two months ago, when his plane took off from Turkey to take him to his new life in the United States, that Subhi Nahas said he finally felt safe.