With thanks to San Francisco LGBTQ activist, Michael Petrelis, and his successful fundraising quest to take rainbow flags and regalia to Cuba for Havana Pride, we present the result in this pictorial from his social media: Havana Pride 2018 Melanie Nathan My e-mail commissionermnathan@gmail.com Support our work at African Human Rights Coalition Check out my … More HAVANA PRIDE

Chasing Chad

Human Rights Campaign’s Chad Griffin Heading to Sochi Olympics or simply playing footsie with the rest of the 1%? This what Michael Petrelis reports on January 23, 2014 on his BLOG at http://mpetrelis.blogspot.com/2014/01/human-rights-campaigns-chad-griffin.html “Recent history may provide clues about a potential action or two in the near future for the Human Rights Campaign and its new-found … More Chasing Chad

Co-founder of ACT-UP Commits Suicide

Posted by Melanie Nathan, January 06, 2014. Michael Petrelis, LGBT activist from gays without Borders, Blogger on Petrelis Files and one of the original ACT-UP co-founders, reports this heartbreaking story on his blog today. Carl Goodman, one of the original ACT-UP co-founders committed suicide in Rhode Island yesterday. We extend our heartfelt sympathy to Mario, … More Co-founder of ACT-UP Commits Suicide

One year Memorial in Uganda for our Murdered Comrade David Kato

Ugandan LGBTI activists are holding a day of remembrance and services for brother David Kato , the outspoken LGBTI activist who was brutally murdered last year. Kato known to be  the most vocal gay rights advocate in Uganda, a country where homophobia is so severe that Parliament is considering a bill to execute gay people.  … More One year Memorial in Uganda for our Murdered Comrade David Kato