Homophobia? There's an app for that.
Dear friend, Q: Can the developers of the “Is My Son Gay?” Android app actually predict someone’s sexual orientation in 20 questions? A: No. But they are definitely making a quick buck spreading a slew of stereotypes about gay people. Targeting mothers who are questioning whether their kid might be gay, the new Android application asks whether their son “is very...
A letter from Alice
Dear friend, My name is Alice N’Kom, and here in Cameroon I am one of the only attorneys who defends people who’ve been jailed because they are gay. In the last two weeks violence against gay people in Cameroon has skyrocketed to unprecedented levels: the situation is quickly becoming a crisis. The president of Cameroon can put a stop to this, and if he feels enough pressure he...