Two Indonesian male soldiers have been sentenced to seven months in prison for engaging in consensual sex, which is considered a form of “inappropriate behavior” prohibited by the country’s military. The soldiers, who joined the army last year and were based on the country’s main island of Java, were expelled from the army, according to […] The post Indonesian Soldiers Jailed for Consensual Gay Sex appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Herschel Walker, the Republican nominee for the U.S. Senate seat representing Georgia, has doubled down on anti-LGBTQ attacks ahead of the Dec. 6 runoff election against incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock. Walker, who frequently went on stream-of-consciousness rants about various topics, including LGBTQ rights, on the campaign trail prior to the Nov. 8 general election, […] The post Herschel Walker Campaigns with North Carolina’s Anti-Gay Lieutenant Governor appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Virginia public health officials have reported that an individual in the state has died from complications related to mpox, the disease that was formerly known as monkeypox before the World Health Organization renamed it in a desperate effort to get more people vaccinated by reducing stigma around the disease. The Virginia resident’s death brings the […] The post Virginia Reports First Death from Monkeypox (MPOX) appeared first on Metro Weekly .
Excision BioTherapeutics is testing a gene editing therapeutic “designed to cure HIV infections after a single intravenous infusion.” The post A Revolutionary Approach to Finding a Cure for HIV appeared first on Metro Weekly .
A Minneapolis man has been arrested and charged with felonies after allegedly pulling out a gun and threatening staff at a historic gay bar in the city. Hennepin County prosecutors say Conell Walter Harris, 30, entered 19 Bar, the oldest continuously operating LGBTQ bar in Minneapolis, located in the city’s Loring Park neighborhood, on Monday. […] The post Man Brandishes Gun, Threatens Staff at Minneapolis Gay Bar appeared first on Metro Weekly .
As the LGBTQ community continues to recover from the shocking and deadly mass shooting at a Colorado Springs LGBTQ nightclub, police in Atlanta announced the arrest of a man accused of threatening to carry out acts of violence against local LGBTQ bars. Atlanta Police Department Homeland Security detectives said Atlanta resident Chase Staub posted a […] The post Atlanta Man Arrested for Violent Threats Against LGBTQ Bars appeared first on Metro Weekly .