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ADDED ON: 06/26/2019

War veterans join biggest gay pride march in Ukraine

War veterans in fatigues joined more than 8,000 people marching in Kiev’s Gay Pride parade amid tight security on Sunday, the biggest-ever annual celebration of diversity in ex-Soviet Ukraine. The participants, waving…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2019

Abused as ‘dirty’, same-sex newlyweds in Taiwan fear backlash

Although Jovi Wu and Mindy Chiu made history last month as one of the first lesbian couples in Asia to marry legally, they are fearful that conservatives may reverse Taiwan’s landmark law.…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2019

Living joyously is a radical act’: why America’s gay bars still matter

The gay bar is in trouble. Fifty years after the Stonewall Inn in New York became the symbol for a new wave of gay activism, the three horsemen of the gay bar…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2019

Madrid accused of whitewashing Gay Pride

The new right-wing government of Madrid is being accused of censoring pro-LGBT publicity ahead of the city’s Gay Pride festivities. The Madrid Gay Pride, which takes place during the first weekend of…

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ADDED ON: 06/26/2019

Section 377 is History but Young LGBT Indians Need Concrete Policies to Protect them from Bullying

The picture is bleak for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth in India. Many face harassment and bullying, and to avoid humiliation and violence they often skip classes or drop out of…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2019

Gay prisoners of Buchenwald remembered at Nazi camp site

A ceremony has been held at the former site of Germany's Buchenwald concentration camp to remember people imprisoned there because they were thought to be gay. The commemoration on Sunday was part…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2019

Gay Pride Parade Draws Hundreds of Thousands in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Hundreds of thousands marched through the streets of Sao Paulo in Brazil on Sunday in the city’s annual gay pride march, with demonstrators protesting the policies of the country’s far-right President Jair…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2019

Drive for LGBT+ equality feared stalling 50 years after Stonewall

When Tree Sequoia joined hundreds of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people rioting in downtown New York 50 years ago, same-sex relations were illegal in more than 100 countries worldwide and every…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2019

Far-Right TFP Funded Launch of Conservative Catholic Activist Group in Netherlands

In another example of cross-fertilization between right-wing movements in the Americas and Europe, Tradition, Family and Property helped fund and train activists in the Netherlands who created a group called Civitas Christiana,…

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ADDED ON: 06/25/2019

FEWER MILLENNIALS ACCEPTING OF LGBTQ PEOPLE, STUDY FINDS

Young people are often assumed to be progressive, especially when it comes to gay rights. But a new study reveals that acceptance of the LGBTQ community by adults 18 to 34 is…

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ADDED ON: 06/24/2019

Ukraine holds largest gay pride event to date in Kiev

Thousands have marched through the Ukrainian capital for its annual gay pride event, the largest and most peaceful the country has seen. Ukrainian politicians joined the celebration in Kiev, with organisers putting…

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ADDED ON: 06/24/2019

Taiwan: More than 1,000 gay couples wed in first month of equal marriage

Taiwan has wed 1,173 same-sex couples since becoming the first Asian country to introduce equal marriage on May 24. In the first month of equal marriage, 790 female couples and 383 male…

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