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Tunisia rejects UN call to make gay sex legal

Tunisia rejects UN call to make gay sex legal | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Tunisian minister of human rights Samir Dilou rejects UN demand to decriminalize same-sex acts, saying it is incompatible with Islam...
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Putin Says Russia Respects LGBT Rights, but Prefers Traditional Values / Sputnik International

Putin Says Russia Respects LGBT Rights, but Prefers Traditional Values / Sputnik International | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
During a meeting with human rights activists Putin said that he respects the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people, but chooses to promote traditional values.
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Supporting LGBT rights is good for the economy, study finds - Phys.Org

If protecting human rights is not a compelling enough argument, a recent report co-authored by a Rutgers professor gives developing countries another reason to promote inclusiveness of LGBT citizens.
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China's LGBT Community Fights Stigma, Sham Marriages, Shock Therapy: VIDEO - Towleroad

China's LGBT Community Fights Stigma, Sham Marriages, Shock Therapy: VIDEO - Towleroad | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
China's LGBT Community Fights Stigma, Sham Marriages, Shock Therapy: VIDEO -- News |-- China, CNN, Discrimination, Gay Rights
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Report: Loophole could allow transgender troops to serve under new DoD policy - Military Times

Report: Loophole could allow transgender troops to serve under new DoD policy - Military Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Advocates say a Defense Department policy change allows services to retain transgender service members
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LGBT Activist Wants You to Spend $5 Flipping Off the Duggars (And Helping ... - TheStranger.com

LGBT Activist Wants You to Spend $5 Flipping Off the Duggars (And Helping ... - TheStranger.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar ramped up their anti-LGBT activism in the weeks since my piece about their daughters' virginities reality show on TLC (19...
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Gay Bull Saved From Slaughterhouse Faces Castration Over Bisexual Fears - NewNowNext

Gay Bull Saved From Slaughterhouse Faces Castration Over Bisexual Fears - NewNowNext | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Benjy, the gay Irish bull who was nearly slaughtered this month due to his same-sex attractions, will be castrated over fears that he could possibly [...]
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Marchers protest police brutality against LGBT community - fox2now.com

Marchers protest police brutality against LGBT community - fox2now.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
SOUTH ST. LOUIS (KTVI)- Following the example of others in the wake of the grand jury’s decision in the Michael Brown/Darren Wilson case, members of St. Louis’ Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgend...
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Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker wins the right to remain in Britain - PinkNews.co.uk

Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker wins the right to remain in Britain - PinkNews.co.uk | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Gay Star News Ugandan lesbian asylum seeker wins the right to remain in Britain PinkNews.co.uk In a statement to PinkNews, OPDG Director Edwin Sesange said: “We are grateful that the independent immigration judge has given Harriet fair justice,...
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A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers - New York Times (blog)

A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers - New York Times (blog) | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
New York Times (blog) A New Volunteer Program for LGBT Travelers New York Times (blog) Global Volunteers, a non-profit organization providing aid to communities around the world with the assistance of short-term vacationers, has launched...
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In US gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight - Reuters

In US gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight - Reuters | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Reuters In US gay marriage cases, children emerge in the limelight Reuters As recently as 2006, when New York and Washington state high courts upheld bans on same-sex marriage, they sided with states that said having gay parents could hurt...
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Gay Men & the Presidents Who Loved Them - Daily Beast

Gay Men & the Presidents Who Loved Them - Daily Beast | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Gay Men & the Presidents Who Loved Them
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American presidents have long had gay friends and advisers, many of whom have occupied positions not so stereotypically swish as White House decorator.
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Why Being A Lesbian Helps Me To Understand Straight Parents In A Unique Way - Huffington Post

Why Being A Lesbian Helps Me To Understand Straight Parents In A Unique Way - Huffington Post | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Why Being A Lesbian Helps Me To Understand Straight Parents In A Unique Way
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When I first started coaching expecting couples and new parents, I worried that me being gay would be an obstacle for heterosexual clients.
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USDA and NCLR Launch LGBT Rural Pride Campaign - Rainbow Times

USDA and NCLR Launch LGBT Rural Pride Campaign - Rainbow Times | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
USDA and NCLR Launch LGBT Rural Pride Campaign
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WASHINGTON, D.C.— Today, the U.S.
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Salvation Army denies it's anti-gay - Columbus Dispatch

Salvation Army denies it's anti-gay - Columbus Dispatch | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Along with the usual information about holiday giving, red kettles and bell-ringers, the website for the Salvation Army in Central Ohio features a video defending the charity’s treatment of the LGBT community.
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Unequal by law: being gay in Michigan (an update) - Michigan Radio

Unequal by law: being gay in Michigan (an update) - Michigan Radio | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
It would be foolish to do, but Michigan business owners could put up a “Straights Only” sign in the window. It would be legal. In fact, it’s legal for just
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Austin PD welcomes first transgender officer - Police News

Austin PD welcomes first transgender officer - Police News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
By Angie Beavin KXAN AUSTIN — The Austin Police Department now has its first openly transgender officer. Senior Officer Greg Abbink has been with the force for a decade.
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Louisville, Ky., public schools working to improve support for LGBT students - LGBTQ Nation

Louisville, Ky., public schools working to improve support for LGBT students - LGBTQ Nation | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jefferson County Public Schools in Louisville, Ky., has formed a districtwide committee in an effort to better accommodate students who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.
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The New Case for LGBT Rights: Economics - TIME

The New Case for LGBT Rights: Economics - TIME | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Even though the LGBT community is relatively small, the economic costs from unequal treatment can add up quickly.
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New Crisis Line Aims to Help Transgender People at Risk of Suicide - TIME

New Crisis Line Aims to Help Transgender People at Risk of Suicide - TIME | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
They're getting the message out on Transgender Day of Remembrance
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US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents - PinkNews.co.uk

US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents - PinkNews.co.uk | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
KHOU US: Anonymous website posts names and addresses of HERO opponents PinkNews.co.uk Houston GLBT Political Caucus treasurer and supporter of HERO Noel Freeman told BuzzFeed: “If somebody feels that they're being publicly shamed by these petitions...
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LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal - Gallup.com

LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal - Gallup.com | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
LGBT Americans Continue to Skew Democratic and Liberal
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PRINCETON, NJ -- Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender remain significantly more likely than non-LGBT Americans to identify as Democrats.
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CDC - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health

CDC - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Health | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
People who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender (LGBT) are members of every community. They are diverse, come from all walks of life, and include people of all races and ethnicities, all ages, all socioeconomic ...
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Leading By Example: President Obama's Latest Action to Ensure LGBT ... - PoliticusUSA

Leading By Example: President Obama's Latest Action to Ensure LGBT ... - PoliticusUSA | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture - ABC News

Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture - ABC News | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Biden: Gay Rights Take Precedence Over Culture ABC News Seeking to mobilize a global front against anti-gay violence and discrimination, Vice President Joe Biden declared Tuesday that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation...
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual people 'more likely to take drugs' - Lancashire Telegraph

Lesbian, gay and bisexual people 'more likely to take drugs' - Lancashire Telegraph | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
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Lesbian, gay and bisexual people 'more likely to take drugs'
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A STUDY by Lancashire academics has found gay, lesbian and bi-sexual people are up to seven times more likely to take illegal drugs.
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