Originally from Fiji, this 30-year-old woman, whose name is not known, met love in New Zealand. Soon she married. Immigration has, at first, found this suspicious, especially since she had been turned down for a work visa. The couple appealed the decision, claiming to be together since 2010. And this new application has been accepted this time. The immigration court has understood that the couple could not live without fear in Fiji.
Today, 2 laws concerning LGBTQ rights will be reintroduced in the congress.
Whereas the government had announced it will stop supporting DOMA, which opened a small door to the recognition of gay marriage in the United-States, the immigration announced what is a really big discrimination between gay couples and straight couples.
In Colorado, Jared Polis decided to launch Fearless Campaign. Its purpose will be to bring the members of the congress together around subjects like gay rights.
On Lezbelib, we are used to talk about politics. It is always important to know what's going on and to know a little bit people who represent us, no matter their gender.
Recently, Cathy, Cael and E-Li had the opportunity to interview James F. Haning II, an openly gay Candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in the 3rd Congressional District of Nevada.
We were interested in his ambitions and how he thought he could represent the LGBTQ community if he wins. Which are his projects? What will he fight for? We also approached the simple fact of being an openly gay candidate and what that implies.