All Out (6 Articles with 16,254 total views)

In 75 countries, it is a crime to be gay; in 10 it can cost you your life. All Out is mobilizing millions of people and their social networks to build a powerful global movement for love and equality. Our mission is to build a world where no person will have to sacrifice their family or freedom, safety or dignity, because of who they are or who they love. www.allout.org

June, 2021

MTV and All Out launch international LGBTQ+ photography competition

MTV and All Out launch international LGBTQ+ photography competition
New York, NY - May 27, 2021 - MTV has partnered with All Out, a global movement for love and equality, on an international LGBT+ photography award. The competition runs on three themes that track the lives and experiences of LGBT+ people through the pandemic: Resisting, Supporting and Healing. Winners will be announced on June 28 - Pride Day.
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October, 2016

South Africa: Anti-gay U.S. pastor Steven Anderson barred from entering the country

South Africa: Anti-gay U.S. pastor Steven Anderson barred from entering the country
LAGOS, NIGERIA – September 13, 2016 – The South African Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba, has announced today that U.S. pastor Steven Anderson will be denied entry into South Africa. The decision comes as a result of a campaign launched by global LGBT organization All Out, in partnership with Gay SA Radio. Steven Anderson gained notoriety after celebrating the massacre at a gay club in Orlando, saying 'there's now 50 less pedophiles in the world'. He planned to go to South Africa on what he described as a 'soul winning' trip.
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May, 2016

70,000 sign petition in support of men arrested under Morocco's anti-gay law

70,000 sign petition in support of men arrested under Morocco's anti-gay law
London - April 8, 2016 - More than 70,000 signed a petition in support of two Moroccan men arrested under the country's anti-gay law after being brutally attacked in their own home. The petition was delivered today to Morocco's Minister of Justice, urging him to release both men immediately, to properly investigate the attack and bring the perpetrators to justice.
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April, 2016

Australian Government dumps gay refugee couple on Nauru - where being gay can be punished with 14 years of hard labour

Australian Government dumps gay refugee couple on Nauru - where being gay can be punished with 14 years of hard labour
MELBOURNE - March 8th  - Two gay men fleeing persecution in Iran have been sent to detention in Nauru, where they have been violently attacked for being together. Both were seeking asylum in Australia, but the Australian Government's punitive refugee policies have left them languishing on a tiny island where being gay is a crime. Afraid to leave their house for fear of further attacks, the couple have become virtual prisoners. Now 17 thousand people from around the world are calling on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to grant them asylum in Australia and halt the country's cruel detention system.
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January, 2016

New TV ad brings global pressure on Malcolm Turnbull for marriage equality

New TV ad brings global pressure on Malcolm Turnbull for marriage equality
Canberra - 3 December 2015 - Married same-sex couples from around the world have called for Malcolm Turnbull to stop blocking marriage equality in Australia, in a new crowdfunded TV advert which launched today on Sky News. The couples are all members of All Out, a global group fighting for the rights of lesbian, gay, bi, and trans people, and submitted their wedding photos to push for Australians to be granted the same rights as other gay and lesbian couples around the world.
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November, 2015

Governor Herbert's support for hate group revealed to constituents

Governor Herbert's support for hate group revealed to constituents
New York/London - Monday 26 October - Thousands of Utahns just discovered that their Governor is welcoming an anti-gay hate group to Salt Lake City. Utahns heard the news directly thanks to a targeted Facebook campaign, crowdfunded by members of All Out, a global movement for the rights of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people.
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