Shame On West Hollywood for Removing City Hall Rainbow Flag

West Hollywood Removes Rainbow Flag from City Hall By Melanie Nathan, January 13, 2014. Notwithstanding the fact that over 40% of West Hollywood’s population identifies as gay or lesbian, or the fact that WEHO is an iconic LGBT neighborhood, and after much debate, the rainbow flag that sits on top of West Hollywood City Hall … More Shame On West Hollywood for Removing City Hall Rainbow Flag

South Africa Gay Flag Bus Tour takes LGBTI Education & Goodwill from bottom to top encountering Homophobia

From the bottom of the Continent of Africa to the top of South Africa, a Budget Bus filled with LGBTQI community representatives toiled the bush, the veld, cities and townships, spreading rainbow acts and music, all in the name of full inclusiveness and education against homophobia. The Gay Flag of South Africa, led its annual tour of the country amidst much to contemplate and celebrate, including the approval of the Gay Flag as a national symbol. … More South Africa Gay Flag Bus Tour takes LGBTI Education & Goodwill from bottom to top encountering Homophobia

South African Gay Flag Becomes First in World to be Recognized as official National Symbol

Despite Homophobia South Africa is a World leader for LGBTI Rights – Constitutional Equality ‘flagged’ by the fight vs. homophobia By Melanie Nathan Oct 06, 2012. The South African government has announced in the official Government Gazette that Gay Flag of South Africa has been approved and accepted as South Africa’s official gay flag (an … More South African Gay Flag Becomes First in World to be Recognized as official National Symbol

South African Gay Flag at San Francisco Pride 2012

By Melanie Nathan, June 24, 2012. Today the Gay Flag of South Africa passed   a million people lining the streets of San Francisco as the LGBTI community celebrated San Francisco Pride 2012. San Francisco Pride parade is a world-renowned LGBT pride parade attracting tourists and Television crews from around the world. Thousands of people … More South African Gay Flag at San Francisco Pride 2012

HRC’s New Chief Chad Griffin gets a GAY Flag of South Africa

Chad Griffin , of  USA Largest LGBT Rights Organization and Dustin Lance Black , Director of MILK, photographed with the  Gay Flag of SA as a Symbol of grass roots activism SA Editorial, June 11, 2012. Sunday in the Castro was buzzing when Chad Griffin, the new President of the Human Rights Campaign,  made a … More HRC’s New Chief Chad Griffin gets a GAY Flag of South Africa

South African Gay Community Celebrates Freedom Day

We must continue to challenge and pursue true liberation which will only come about when homophobia is stamped out, the poor receive the restoration of their basic human rights and crime is reduced dramatically. By Melanie Nathan, April 27, 2012 Celebrated each year on April 27, Freedom Day is an annual celebration of South Africa’s … More South African Gay Community Celebrates Freedom Day

South Africa Prestigious JB Met | Gay Activists to Protest Zulu King Hate Speech Dressed as Zulu Warriors

by Melanie Nathan, January 27, 2012 UPDATED Cape Town, January 28, 2012:  The Flag Boys did it! The won best dressed couple – Imagine gay boys dressed in camp Zulu warrior garb, protesting Zulu King’s homophobic remarks, win best dressed couple at H&B Met Red Carpet event! Read our pre-event report …… South African gay … More South Africa Prestigious JB Met | Gay Activists to Protest Zulu King Hate Speech Dressed as Zulu Warriors

Esteemed Blogger, Mika Stefano in Bed with Gay Flag of South Africa

Eugene Brockman Designer of Flag The team behind the Gay Flag of South Africa (Designer Eugene Press release from Gay Flag S.A.  – Permission to cross post granted to all and use of Photo. Brockman and his partner Henry Bantjez) are glad to report that Mika Stefano will be joining the team of the Gay … More Esteemed Blogger, Mika Stefano in Bed with Gay Flag of South Africa

London Pride: Politicians MIA, the SA Gay Flag and More

July 06, 2011,  by Melanie Nathan (USA)  and Henry Bantjez (SA), One million or more took part in the annual Pride Parade through London today, through streets lined with curious onlookers.  This year, unlike in the past, the march took place around the old BBC building in Portland Place, going down from there to Oxford … More London Pride: Politicians MIA, the SA Gay Flag and More