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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Festival Prague Pride Kicks Off in Czech Capital

The 8th annual festival of LGBT culture Prague Pride kicks off in the Czech capital on Monday with a concert on Střelecký Island. The week-long festival offers over a hundred events, including…

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ADDED ON: 08/07/2018

LGBT Britain Eyes Rights Post-Brexit

When John Walker discovered he could not leave his work pension to his same-sex partner in the event of his death, it kickstarted an 11-year legal battle with his former employer and…

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ADDED ON: 08/06/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Colorful Parade Opens 10th Gay Games in Paris

A colorful parade of athletes and supporters in a Paris stadium on Saturday (Aug 4) launched the 10th edition of the international Gay Games, a week of sporting events and cultural meetings.…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Leo: I’ll Push Pope on Gay Rights

The Taoiseach has said he intends to tell Pope Francis that Irish people regard households headed by same-sex parents as families when he meets the pontiff at Dublin Castle later this month.…

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ADDED ON: 08/05/2018

Taiwan’s Flag Flies at Paris Gay Games Opening

The Republic of China (Taiwan) flag was waved during the colorful opening of the 2018 Gay Games in Paris Saturday, not just by the Taiwanese team but also by teams from other…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2018

Russia LGBT Activists Detained During St Petersburg Rally

Russian police have detained at least 25 LGBT rights activists during a protest in St Petersburg to promote the rights of sexual minorities. About 60 activists gathered at the main square in…

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ADDED ON: 08/04/2018

LGBT Activists Reportedly Attacked In Southern Armenia

A group of several dozen people attacked nine gay-rights activists in Armenia's Syunik region, the Pink Armenia activist organization has reported. The attack is said to have occurred on the evening of…

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ADDED ON: 08/03/2018

British Airways Criticised by LGBT Groups over Asylum Removals

British Airways has been condemned for cooperating with the removal of refused asylum seekers persecuted for their sexuality while sponsoring the UK’s biggest gay pride event. A letter signed by LGBT rights…

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ADDED ON: 07/31/2018

Sinn Fein ‘Making LGBT Rights an anti-Unionist Issue’

A leading gay rights activist has accused Sinn Fein of turning the issue of LGBT rights in Northern Ireland into an “anti-unionist” issue. Ulster Unionist councilor Jeff Dudgeon made the claim after…

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ADDED ON: 07/28/2018

Crowds Gather for Dublin’s First Trans Pride Protest

Hundreds of people marched through Dublin on Saturday in the city’s first ever trans pride protest. The lively spirit among participants was not dampened by the torrential downpour which accompanied the shouts…

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ADDED ON: 07/28/2018

Is Berlin’s Gay Population Experiencing a Backlash?

It started on a drizzly June day in 1979, when 500 people holding home-made signs marched past surprised West Berliners. On Saturday, half a million people are expected to brave 33-degree heat…

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