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Obama Proposes New Measures to Facilitate Cuba Relations

Obama Proposes New Measures to Facilitate Cuba Relations

The following is from a White House memo to members of the media regarding U.S. and Cuba relations. Wednesday, the United States is taking historic steps to chart a new course in our relations with Cuba and to further engage and empower the Cuban people.  We are separated by 90 miles of water, but brought […]

Scotland Celebrates First Same-Sex Marriages

Scotland’s historic equal marriage legislation came into effect at midnight December 16 with the first same-sex marriage taking place a short time ago.

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UK High Court: Refugees Should Not Have to ‘Prove’ Sexuality

Recently, the treatment of LGBT asylum seekers has been under the spotlight in the UK. One refugee said he was asked “shockingly degrading” questions.

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Crowds Show for New Delhi Anti-Discrimination March

Many bars have gay nights, big cities have gay pride parades and Bollywood films have addressed gay issues, yet most of India finds being gay shameful.

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The Russian Tide: 34% Increase in U.S. Asylum Seekers

The Department of Homeland Security shows 969 Russians have applied for asylum in the 2014 fiscal year, a 34 percent increase from 2012.

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Robert Biedron Elected Poland’s First Openly Gay Mayor

Robert Biedron broke barriers in Poland in 2011 when he became the first openly gay parliamentarian. Now he is the country’s first openly gay mayor.

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Finland Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage with 105-92 Vote

On November 28, Finland became the 12th European nation to legalize same-sex marriage after the Finish Parliament approved the initiative 105 to 92.

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Gambia Anti-Gay Bill Touted As ‘Serious Human Rights Setback’

Gambia: Bill compares consensual homosexual relationships to pedophilia, familial sexual abuse, or knowingly infecting a partner with HIV.

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When Coming Out is a Death Sentence, Report

While the conflict in Iraq has placed hundreds of thousands at risk of human rights abuses, LGBT people continue to be among the least protected of groups.

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Iran: Government ‘Forcing’ Homosexuals to Change Gender

The Iranian government accepts the transgender community, even though homosexuality is punishable by death. Many say they feel pressure to undergo surgery.

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