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An Interactive Timeline of the Fight for Gay Rights

An Interactive Timeline of the Fight for Gay Rights | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
From the first gay rights organization to the battle for marriage equality, TIME looks at the history of the gay rights movement.
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A cronologia do movimento norte-americano pelos direitos dos homossexuais, desde a primeira organização reconhecida para os direitos humanos, em 1924, passando pelos confrontos em Stonewall, o surto do VIH e da SIDA, entre vários outros momentos do último século.

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Belize gay rights activist in court battle to end homophobic colonial-era laws

Belize gay rights activist in court battle to end homophobic colonial-era laws | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Caleb Orozco, of gay rights group UniBAM, is taking the fight against 'anti-buggery' criminal laws to Belize's supreme court
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American 'Ex-Gay' Movement Paves Way for Global Harm

American 'Ex-Gay' Movement Paves Way for Global Harm | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
The 'ex-gay' movement is losing ground in the U.S. but holds strong abroad.
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"Conversion Therapy" Boot Camp Leader On Trial For Torturing And Killing Gay Teens

"Conversion Therapy" Boot Camp Leader On Trial For Torturing And Killing Gay Teens | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

The leader of an "ex gay" boot camp in South Africa is facing trial after revelations of torture, starvation and death of gay teens in his care have taken the continent by storm. 

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The Gay Films of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival

The Gay Films of the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

This year's crop of movies screening at the Tribeca Film Festival feature several new gay films that should not be missed.

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France approves same-sex marriage and adoption law

France approves same-sex marriage and adoption law | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

The French parliament has approved a historic law allowing same-sex couples to marry and to adopt children.

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French gay marriage opponents stage last-ditch protest in Paris before vote

French gay marriage opponents stage last-ditch protest in Paris before vote | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Thousands of gay marriage opponents waving pink and blue flags marched through Paris on Sunday in a last-ditch protest before a law allowing same-sex union and adoption is passed.
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Deadly meningitis outbreak among gays worries officials

Deadly meningitis outbreak among gays worries officials | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
A deadly bacterial meningitis outbreak striking gay men in New York City is unlikely to abate any time soon, New York City health officials warn. The disease has sickened 22 and killed seven NYC men over the last two years.
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New Sci-Fi Comic Book Embraces Gay Romance

New Sci-Fi Comic Book Embraces Gay Romance | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

Comic fans who love sci-fi, action, and gay romance won’t want to miss Alex Woolfson and Winona Nelson’s new graphic novelArtifice. Not only because the story features gay protagonists, but because the comic portrays their relationship as completely normal.

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Gay television characters, a boon for marriage equality

Gay television characters, a boon for marriage equality | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Researchers found that support for equal rights was positively influenced by fictional gay characters
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UN News | Religion and culture cannot justify discrimination against gays and lesbians, Ban warns

UN News | Religion and culture cannot justify discrimination against gays and lesbians, Ban warns | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Pledging that “we must right these wrongs,” Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today denounced discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, and declared that religion, culture and tradition can never be a justification...
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Ireland to hold gay marriage referendum | Guardian

Ireland to hold gay marriage referendum | Guardian | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Convention set up to reform Irish constitution recommends that same-sex couples get full marriage equality
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"Children are being taught that they have an inalienable right to be gay" - Margaret Thatcher

"Children who need to be taught to respect traditional moral values are being taught that they have an inalienable right to be gay" - Margaret Thatcher, Conservative Party Conference 1987

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How will France be reconciled after this nasty war over gay marriage?

How will France be reconciled after this nasty war over gay marriage? | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Romain Burrel: The bill's passed, but the debate over same-sex marriage has deteriorated, and revealed deep social and political divisions
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Gay marriage around the world: The countries which allow it

Gay marriage around the world: The countries which allow it | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
France is the latest country to approve same-sex marriage. But where else in the world can same-sex couples already get married?
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As regiões do planeta onde o casamento homossexual é reconhecido legalmente.

 

Portugal faz parte dos primeiros oito países, a nível mundial, nos quais foi legalizado o casamento entre indivíduos do mesmo sexo.

 

O Uruguai, a Nova Zelândia e a França são as regiões que aprovaram a legalização mais recentemente.

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NBA star Jason Collins says he is gay

NBA star Jason Collins says he is gay | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

This story appears in the May 6, 2013, issue of Sports Illustrated.

"I'm a 34-year-old NBA center. I'm black. And I'm gay."

Basketball center Jason Collins came out in a moving commentary in the most recent issue of Sports Illustrated.

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Vladimir Putin threatens to change Russia's adoption laws over gay marriage

Vladimir Putin threatens to change Russia's adoption laws over gay marriage | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

Russian President Vladimir Putin has warned he is considering a ban on the adoption of Russian children for states that allow single-sex marriages.

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Colombian Senate Votes Down Marriage Equality

Colombian Senate Votes Down Marriage Equality | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

Colombia’s Senate rejected a marriage equality bill today, defying a mandate by the nation’s highest court to extend same-sex couples all the benefits of marriage.

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Man in Nice Beaten as Antigay Violence Sweeps France

Man in Nice Beaten as Antigay Violence Sweeps France | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
As the nation considers marriage equality, violence is reported from Nice to Bordeaux to Paris and a politician is threatened.
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Boy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay Youth Members

Boy Scouts Move to Lift Ban on Gay Youth Members | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
A proposal announced on Friday would end a long ban on openly gay scouts but continue to exclude gay adults as leaders.
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JPN: "It Gets Better": Manuel Pizarro na luta contra o bullying homofóbico

JPN: "It Gets Better": Manuel Pizarro na luta contra o bullying homofóbico | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

Manuel Pizarro, candidato à Câmara Municipal do Porto, associou-se à iniciativa "It Gets Better", "Tudo Vai Melhorar", em português. O projeto transmite uma mensagem de esperança a jovens LGBT, que são vítimas de bullying.

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Roland Emmerich May Make Stonewall Film | News | Empire

Roland Emmerich May Make Stonewall Film | News | Empire | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it

“I may want to do a little movie – about $12-14 million – about the Stonewall Riots in New York,” revealed Emmerich. “It’s about these crazy kids in New York, and a country bumpkin who gets into their gang, and at the end they start this riot and change the world.”

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Gay marriage in New Zealand: Parliament set to make history

Gay marriage in New Zealand: Parliament set to make history | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
New Zealand is expected to become the 13th country in the world to legalise same-sex marriage this evening as a bill to amend marriage law comes before Parliament for its final hurdle
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Starbucks CEO reaffirmed the company's support for same-sex marriage | Time.com

Starbucks CEO reaffirmed the company's support for same-sex marriage | Time.com | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
Starbucks’ Howard Schultz reaffirmed the company’s support for same-sex marriage, telling shareholders that it’s not an economic decision
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LGBT community remembers Margaret Thatcher for the homophobic Section 28 law

LGBT community remembers Margaret Thatcher for the homophobic Section 28 law | LGBT News & Entertainment! | Scoop.it
“During her rule, arrests and convictions for consenting same-sex behavior rocketed, as did queer bashing violence and murder.
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Acting Gay???

"Arielle came to me yesterday with a really awesome vlog topic, so we decided to do dueling tandem vlogs surrounding the subject that gay people, male or female, are supposed to look or act a certain way. This is where I give my take on the subject."

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