Queer News

Human Rights Group Hopes to Evacuate Gay Men From Chechnya

A group is hoping to start a “rainbow railroad” from Chechnya to Canada. Advocate  reports — A Canadian human rights organization that assists LGBT people in escaping places where they face persecution is launching a campaign to help gay men get out of Chechnya, the semiautonomous Russian republic where at least 100 gay men have been arrested […]

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The Younger Lovers Share “Whiskey and Water” Music Video

“Whiskey and Water” is the first single off of The Younger Lovers “Young Brothers” LP.  Singer Brontez Purnell describes the song as “an anthemic ode to working class ennui, alcoholism, and strangely enough (and perhaps most importantly) triumph.” The video premiered on Afropunk. “The Younger Lovers started in 2003 as the bedroom demo of Brontez Purnell, after he […]