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A window in London-based gay and lesbian bookshop Gay's the Word has been smashed. Uli Lenart, manager of the shop, told The Bookseller that the window had been vandalised in the early hours of Sunday morning when the shop was empty. The damage done to the window was in the region of £500, but Lena…
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A MAN claims he's dumped his girlfriend and is now gay after taking drugs to ease the pain of a broken foot. Scott Purdy identified as a heterosexual before his go-karting accident. But the 23-year-old claims he quickly went off women and ended things with his girlfriend of six months, after being…
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Arab LGBT activists "are defying state-sponsored repression and social stigma" despite legal hurdles, Human Rights Watch and the Arab Foundation for Freedoms and Equality has said. HRW released a report on the challenges and the progress of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) communities…
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China’s answer to Twitter, Sina Weibo, today (April 16) withdrew its short-lived ban on homosexual content, after people came out as gay to protest the ban. On Friday (April 13), Weibo—one of the country’s most popular social networks—issued a statement that it had begun a three-month “clean-up” ca…
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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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“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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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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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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source abc.net.au By Sarah Hawke It's official — Cher will perform at Sydney's 40th Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. The 71-year-old pop star and gay icon will headline the Mardis Gras party on Saturday, March 3. Today's announcement was widely expected, after she star hinted in a tweet late last mont…
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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…