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Awards for homophobia and misogyny in Malaysia

Awards for homophobia and misogyny in Malaysia | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Welcome dose of irony at award show for sexist, misogynist, homophobic and transphobic comments by public figures in Malaysia...
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Gad Beck, Last Known Gay Jewish Holocaust Survivor, Dead At 88

Gad Beck, Last Known Gay Jewish Holocaust Survivor, Dead At 88 | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Gad Beck, the last known gay Jewish Holocaust survivor, died in Berlin on Sunday, just a few days shy of his 89th birthday.
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‘Brave’s Merida, and Why We Need to Stop Equating Gender Performance and Sexual Orientation

‘Brave’s Merida, and Why We Need to Stop Equating Gender Performance and Sexual Orientation | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
When I like to look for gay subtext in cultural artifacts, I tend to look for actual sexualized interactions between characters, rather than equating whether or not someone conforms to gender stereotypes with their potential sexual orientation as...
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Lord Tebbit: If gays can marry people of the opposite sex, there is no marriage inequality

Lord Tebbit: If gays can marry people of the opposite sex, there is no marriage inequality | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Former Conservative party chairman Lord Tebbit has said if gay people are able to marry members of the opposite sex there is no marriage inequality and has repeated his call to allow siblings to become civil partners.
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Singapore’s Humanist of the Year awarded to gay man

Singapore’s Humanist of the Year awarded to gay man | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Co-founder of Singapore's first gay rights group and long-time blogger Alex Au Waipang awarded humanist of the year...
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Desmond Tutu and Nobel winners back gays in Uganda and globally

Desmond Tutu and Nobel winners back gays in Uganda and globally | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Archbishop Tutu and others make joint statement in response to Uganda’s ban on gay organizations and threats of new death penalty law...
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Homophibia

Homophibia | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
No, it's not a typo. It's a new word, meaning the lies people tell in order to justify homophobia. My friend Giles Fraser, an extraordinarily clever English clergyman, invented it.
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GLBT Historical Society

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Often referred to as San Francisco's "queer Smithsonian," the GLBT Historical Society houses one of the world's largest collections of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender historical materials. The society's GLBT History Museum is the first full-scale, stand-alone museum of its kind in the United States.

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Gay Coach Fired over Two Goofy Photos

Gay Coach Fired over Two Goofy Photos | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Mitch Stein, assistant water polo coach in a California school, was fired over two photographs posted on Facebook years ago.
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On Our Radar – The Love So Strong It Could Take Down DOMA

On Our Radar – The Love So Strong It Could Take Down DOMA | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Marriage is too significant an event for it to ever come too late in life.
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France: Cohabiting gay men ‘twice as likely to be unemployed as straight counterparts’

France: Cohabiting gay men ‘twice as likely to be unemployed as straight counterparts’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
French researches say they have determined that men in co-habiting gay relationships are twice as likely to be unemployed as straight men living with a female partner.
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Dan Savage calls conservative LGBT group ‘house f*ggots’ over Romney endorsement | The Raw Story

Dan Savage calls conservative LGBT group ‘house f*ggots’ over Romney endorsement | The Raw Story | LGBT Times | Scoop.it

This morning, the conservative LGBT group GOProud released their entirely expected endorsement of GOP presidential contender Mitt Romney (R-MA). Executive Director Jimmy LaSalvia stated as part of their endorsement, “The truth is that gay people are living in the disastrous failed Obama economy too,” and cited Obama’s economic record as the reason for the group’s endorsement.

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Andrew Mitchell: Most pensioners support equal marriage plans when properly explained

Andrew Mitchell: Most pensioners support equal marriage plans when properly explained | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
The International Development Secretary Andrew Mitchell has said that a slim majority of over-65s, the group most opposed to the government's plans to legalise gay civil marriages, are actually in favour of the move when it is properly explained.
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Obama shows his gay pride in new viral image

Obama shows his gay pride in new viral image | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Designer has been met with massive demand for t-shirts so they can worn at gay pride events...
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"Burn (One Love)" - Ash Ruiz feat. FreeWill Luminous

This song is FREE @ http://www.ashruiz.com Unconditional Loving props to the Burning Man festival and community for their heart-centered attempts to manage f...
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Australian Salvation Army Calls For LGBT People To Be Put To Death, Then Apologizes

Australian Salvation Army Calls For LGBT People To Be Put To Death, Then Apologizes | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
Many do not realize that the bell-ringing Salvation Army is actually a Christian church organization with many conservative tenets and a military-style structure.
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Australia: Senate committee backs marriage equality in ‘watershed’ report

Australia: Senate committee backs marriage equality in ‘watershed’ report | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A cross-party senate committee in Australia has published recommendations for a free vote on marriage equality legislation in the country's federal parliament and called on senators to support the move.
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Putin’s new law may be used against gay marches

Putin’s new law may be used against gay marches | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A new law in Russia fining people for ‘unsanctioned rallies’ could also be used to crack down on gay prides, says Amnesty...
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Teen Launches Fundraiser To Go To Trans-Friendly School

Teen Launches Fundraiser To Go To Trans-Friendly School | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A 14-year-old transgender teen has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise enough money so he can go to a trans-affirming boarding school.
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UGA Student vs Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston on Gay Marriage

Rep. Jack Kingston visited our political science class during the Spring 2012 semester. The video only captures the last 5 minutes of a 10 minute exchange. T...
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Gay Couple Told To Lie To Have Their Names Changed (VIDEO)

Gay Couple Told To Lie To Have Their Names Changed (VIDEO) | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
A married gay couple living in Ohio have reportedly been told that they are unlikely to be able to take each other's names without lying and pretending they aren't married.
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Top Prop 8 Witness Now Supports Gay Marriage For ‘The Good That It Can Do’

Top Prop 8 Witness Now Supports Gay Marriage For ‘The Good That It Can Do’ | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
David Blankenhorn, a top witness for the supporters of Prop 8, today announced that he now supports gay marriage “for the good that it can do.”...
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Poll: Obama’s equal marriage support not moving divided public

Poll: Obama’s equal marriage support not moving divided public | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
US President Barack Obama's recent declaration in favour of marriage equality for gay couples has not tipped public opinion towards or against the move or his handling of the issues, a recent poll shows.
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Greg Louganis LGBT Sports Summit

Four-time Olympic gold medal diver Greg Louganis talks to the Nike LGBT Sports Summit about his coming out and his hopes for the movement going forward.
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BREAKING: House GOP Leaders Will Ask Supreme Court By the End of June to Take DOMA Appeal - Poliglot

BREAKING: House GOP Leaders Will Ask Supreme Court By the End of June to Take DOMA Appeal - Poliglot | LGBT Times | Scoop.it
(Metro Weekly) Lawyers for the House Republican leadership today told a federal court that the House Bipartisan Legal Advisory Group plans to ask the Supreme Court t...
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