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Toronto PFLAG's interactive poster will start appearing in TDSB middle and high schools this week. (CNW Group/Toronto Pflag)

The interactive posters have been shipped to approximately 120 middle and secondary schools in Toronto and will start appearing in hallways this week. ...
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For bisexual Canadians, the rates were nearly four times those of heterosexuals and approximately twice the rates of gay or lesbian respondents. ...
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U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt is being urged to raise concerns with his Ukrainian counterparts over the possible cancellation of the upcoming Equality Festival Lviv. ...
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The strongest support for women having the same rights as men is found in Europe, followed by Latin America, Asia-Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East. ...
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Sandi Banks at left, braces before police move to arrest her, Kings Cross, June 24, 1978. They tore the sleeve off her leather jacket.

An apology is better late than never. That’s what LGBT Australian activists who were brutally attacked by police during the first Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras in Sydney in 1978 have been expressing. ...
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On Monday, Defense Minister Ryamizard Ryacudu said that the LGBT community is “more dangerous than nuclear weapons, because ‘it skews the mindset of our nation away from our base ideology.’” ...
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Pride Toronto’s 2016 Parade will make Canadian history, with Trudeau participating as Canada’s first ever sitting Prime Minister to march. ...
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Today, 2.79 billion people still live in countries where being gay can lead to prison or death. That’s 7 times as many as live in countries that allow same-sex marriage. ...
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The rainbow flag that was raised on the University of British Columbia campus as part of the UBC Pride Collective’s OUTweek has been burned. ...
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Photo: DailyHaze.com

After serving in the U.S. Army, Monique Coverson and her girlfriend Larissa returned to Kuwait as military contractors. Now they're looking at 25 years in a Kuwati prison. ...
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