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Nepal: Religious leaders remain silent over legalisation of LGBT rights

Nepal: Religious leaders remain silent over legalisation of LGBT rights | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A gay lawmaker in Nepal has said that not a single religious group has made a complaint following a decision by the government to grant equal rights to LGBT citizens.
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WATCH Anglican Bishop Backs Marriage Equality

WATCH Anglican Bishop Backs Marriage Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Alan Wilson, the bishop of Buckingham, has recorded a video statement of support for marriage equality in the U.K.
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Bulgaria: Hackers use gay pop singer’s video to attack Russian court’s website

Bulgaria: Hackers use gay pop singer’s video to attack Russian court’s website | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Unidentified hackers attacked the website of the Moscow-based court who sentenced Pussy Riot last week by posting on it a video by Azis, a gay Bulgarian Romani pop singer.
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Understanding The ‘Extremes’ In The Culture War Debates

Understanding The ‘Extremes’ In The Culture War Debates | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Religious Right regularly complains that they are the victims because their hegemonic control over society is being challenged, as perhaps exemplified by the new campaign against the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate group” label.
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Spongebob Will Turn You Gay and Disney Does Porno?

Spongebob Will Turn You Gay and Disney Does Porno? | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Ukraine's morality police are concerned that Spongebob is part of the homosexual agenda, while Disney is really just a vehicle for pornography.
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Romney Adviser Compares Homosexuality To Polygamy, Drug Use During GOP Platform Committee Meeting

Romney Adviser Compares Homosexuality To Polygamy, Drug Use During GOP Platform Committee Meeting | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
During a meeting of the Republican National National Convention Platform on Tuesday, Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach spoke out against an amendment that would have struck down the party’s longstanding support for the Defense of Marriage Act —...
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Three Kenya lesbians sexually assaulted in beer bottle attack

Three Kenya lesbians sexually assaulted in beer bottle attack | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Two men assault three women who spent the night in the same bed after saying they wanted to 'teach them a lesson' for acting like men...

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Nevada Same-Sex Couple Denied Hospital Visitation Despite Domestic Partnership

Nevada Same-Sex Couple Denied Hospital Visitation Despite Domestic Partnership | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A same-sex couple in Nevada is raising awareness about the inequality couples experience without marriage after Spring Valley Hospital refused to recognize their relationship.
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Open and affirming: A church's path to LGBT acceptance

Open and affirming: A church's path to LGBT acceptance | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
It was my honor to sit next to Russ in the church choir...
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Zimbabwe: Halt police intimidation of LGBTI activists

Zimbabwe: Halt police intimidation of LGBTI activists | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The Zimbabwean authorities must immediately halt police harassment and intimidation of LGBTI people.
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Understanding ‘Hate’ In The Wake Of The Family Research Council Shooting

Understanding ‘Hate’ In The Wake Of The Family Research Council Shooting | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Wednesday’s shooting at the Family Research Council was a tragedy, and the wounded security guard and others who put themselves in harm’s way to overpower the shooter are indeed heroes.
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Partnering To Promote Equality for LGBT Communities | U.S. Department of State Blog

Partnering To Promote Equality for LGBT Communities | U.S. Department of State Blog | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
In five countries around the world, consensual sex between same-gender partners is considered a crime punishable by death. In 76 countries, it is a crime with a prison sentence if convicted.
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Miami Beach Elects Florida's First Openly Gay State Legislator, David Richardson - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0

Miami Beach Elects Florida's First Openly Gay State Legislator, David Richardson - Miami - News - Riptide 2.0 | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

Until last night, Florida was the largest state in the union to have never elected an openly gay candidate to...

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Lesbian Doctor Is New Canadian Medical Association President

Lesbian Doctor Is New Canadian Medical Association President | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Anna Reid, MD, the first openly gay person to head the CMA, says her sexual orientation has never stood in her way.
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2012 Party Platforms Highlight Stark Differences In Democratic And Republican Positions On LGBT Equality

2012 Party Platforms Highlight Stark Differences In Democratic And Republican Positions On LGBT Equality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A look at who authored the anti-gay language contained in the Republican Party platform shows just who influences the current GOP: Tony Perkins of the virulently anti-LGBT hate group the Family Research Council.
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Zimbabwe: Police in Harare close down GALZ offices

Zimbabwe: Police in Harare close down GALZ offices | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Police in Harare have finally pressed charges against Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ) and closed down their office.
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Better Know An Anti-LGBT Senate Candidate: Former Gov. Linda Lingle (R-HI)

Better Know An Anti-LGBT Senate Candidate: Former Gov. Linda Lingle (R-HI) | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Fourth in a series examining how anti-LGBT Senate candidates have worked to hurt the cause of equality. With her primary win earlier this month, former Gov. Linda Lingle (R-HI) will be the Republican nominee against Rep.
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FDA set to ban gay men as sperm donors

FDA set to ban gay men as sperm donors | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
To the dismay of gay-rights activists, the Food and Drug Administration is about to implement new rules recommending that any man who has engaged in homosexual sex in the previous five years be barred from serving as an anonymous sperm donor.
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Sexy Band of Gay Boys Exposes Mitt Romney in Ab-tastic 'One Direction' Spoof: VIDEO |News | Towleroad

Sexy Band of Gay Boys Exposes Mitt Romney in Ab-tastic 'One Direction' Spoof: VIDEO |News | Towleroad | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Sexy Band of Gay Boys Exposes Mitt Romney in Ab-tastic 'One Direction' Spoof: VIDEO -- News |-- 2012 Election, Mitt Romney, News, One Direction...
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FOIA Request: NOM’s Robert George, Gay Basher And US Government Official

FOIA Request: NOM’s Robert George, Gay Basher And US Government Official | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The New Civil Rights Movement’s Scott Rose today made a Freedom of Information Act Request regarding Robert P. George to the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).
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Washington Post Columnists Argue Family Research Council Shouldn’t Be Called A ‘Hate Group’

Washington Post Columnists Argue Family Research Council Shouldn’t Be Called A ‘Hate Group’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Various anti-gay conservative groups have been exploiting Wednesday’s shooting at the Family Research Council to push back on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s “hate group” labeling.
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LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network - Global | LinkedIn

LGBT (Gay - GLBT) Professional Network - Global | LinkedIn | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
LinkedIn's largest LGBT Group. This global group is for all gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgenders and queer (LGBT) persons and our friends seeking to connect, network to advance...
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Jury Orders Gay-Bashing Former Assistant AG Andrew Shirvell To Pay $4.5 Million To Victim

Jury Orders Gay-Bashing Former Assistant AG Andrew Shirvell To Pay $4.5 Million To Victim | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A jury sided with an openly gay former University of Michigan student government president in his defamation suit against Andrew Shirvell, the former assistant Michigan attorney general who was fired for mounting a vicious campaign of anti-gay...
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NOM Launches Website To Profit From Family Research Council Shooting

NOM Launches Website To Profit From Family Research Council Shooting | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

The National Organization For Marriage, today launched their “Hero Of G Street” website designed to profit from Wednesday’s shooting at the Family Research Council.

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