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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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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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 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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Police in Saudi Arabia have arrested several men who appeared in a "gay wedding scene". A video circulated widely online shows two men walking side by side as they are showered in confetti. A long bridal train appears to trail along the ground behind one of the men. Mecca Police have said they had…
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The US Supreme Court has refused to hear a case regarding a Mississippi law that allows people to deny services to LGBTQ people based on “sincerely held” religious beliefs. The Mississippi state law went into effect on 10 October 2016 - just a year after the highest court in the country ruled on th…
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A ban on “conversion therapy,” a discredited practice that attempts to change sexual orientation or gender identity, failed to pass Tuesday in New Hampshire’s House of Representatives.   Two proposed bills would have protected minors from treatments aimed at erasing LGBTQ identity that medical pro…
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  The former leader of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, a evangelical Christian, was hammered during interviews to clarify his position on homosexuality in the run-up to last year's General Election.  After initially failing to clearly answer questions about his stance he told the BBC's Eleanor …