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Mark Zeigler http://www.smh.com.au PyeongChang: The first openly gay male athlete at a Winter Olympics was British figure skater John Curry in 1976. He won gold in Innsbruck, Austria, and the following morning, unbeknownst to him, he was outed in a newspaper story from a pre-Games interview in…
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Bermuda has forbidden same-sex marriage, only nine months after legalizing it, in what advocates for gay and lesbian rights called a disappointing setback. Same-sex marriage became legal in Bermuda, a British overseas territory, in May as a result of a ruling by the island’s Supreme Court. But the…
06.02.2018 · In Crime Gay Gay, Lesbian & Bi Law Lesbian & Bi · From admin
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BBC - Ethan Stables A white supremacist who plotted a machete attack on people at a gay pride event has been convicted of a terror offence. Ethan Stables, 20, planned to strike at the LGBT event at the New Empire pub in Barrow, Cumbria, in June 2017. He claimed he posted comments on Facebook to im…
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Prison sentences up to 5 years for unmarried partners among measures being considered by Parliament Riding a tsunami of moral conservatism and anti-gay prejudice, Indonesia's Islamic political parties appear on the cusp of a major victory: outlawing all sex outside marriage.  Revisions to Indonesi…
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by Derrick Spies, Correspondent Nnews24.com Port Elizabeth South Africa – A private bill has been lodged by Congress of the People (COPE) Member of Parliament, Deidre Carter, that seeks to have the “right of refusal” of state employed marriage officers taken away. The Civil Union Amendment Bill, w…
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By The Associated Press Two Army captains who met in the “don’t ask, don’t tell” era of the military, became the first active-duty, same-sex couple to get married at West Point when they exchanged vows last weekend. Capt. Daniel Hall, 30, and Capt. Vinny Franchino, 26, both Apache helicopter pilot…
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by Enrique Andres Pretel San Jose: Costa Rica's first same-sex wedding has been blocked by notaries who are refusing to recognise it until laws forbidding gay marriage are changed, setting them at odds with their President. The marriage between two men was set for this weekend after a top Latin Am…
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“It was the first time I heard people had the same feelings that I did." By David Moye  A pro wrestler who struggled for years to understand his sexuality said he decided to publicly come out as gay last month after undergoing conversion therapy. “I’ve always known I’m gay,” Mike Parrow, 34, told…
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U.S. Olympian Adam Rippon slammed the White House’s selection of Vice President Mike Pence to lead the country’s delegation at the Winter Games in South Korea next month, explaining the former governor “doesn’t stand for anything that I really believe in.” By Cindy Boren | Washington Post An openl…
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Toronto Police have arrested 66-year-old man, who they say is connected multiple cases of missing men from Toronto's Church and Wellesley Village area. source Victor Ferreira http://nationalpost.com  Toronto police have charged a 66-year-old man with murdering two gay men and say they believe he i…
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Source Claire Chretien https://www.lifesitenews.com In what one expert called the “most bold exercise in judicial tyranny imaginable,” an international human rights court has ordered that 16 countries ignore their own laws and recognize same-sex “marriage” and transgenderism. In one of these count…
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source: Think Change India     posted on 15th January 2018  At a time when Supreme Court has agreed to reconsider Section 377 of Indian Penal Code, India's first gay marriage took place in Yavatmal, Maharashtra. It was a union between Hrishi Sathawane, an IIT graduate and his partner from Vietnam, …
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Source www.nytimes.com By ISABELLA KWAIJAN. 12, 2018 Continue reading the main storyShare This Page Share Tweet Email More SYDNEY, Australia — At one of the first legal same-sex weddings held this week in Australia, two men pledged their lives to each other in front of a roomful of…
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 The rights of same-sex spouses must be recognised by every member of the EU, even if a country’s government has not authorised gay marriage, the European court of justice has been advised.   In what has been hailed as a major step forward for equal rights, Melchior Wathelet, a Belgian advocate ge…
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