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Francesca Pardi and her family/LezPop.it

After Francesca Pardi’s book featuring gay and lesbian animals and families was banned by the mayor of Venice, she received praise by Pope Francis. ...
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In 2007, Lin Xiaotao came out to his best friend, a woman. She offered to marry him so his parents wouldn’t find out about his sexuality. ...
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Since 2013, Victory has been working to train and collaborate with a diverse group of LGBT leaders in Colombia. ...
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The attacker, Yishai Shlissel, was released from prison just weeks before and was serving 10 years for stabbing marchers at a 2005 gay pride parade. ...
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Nike #betrue Collection

Nike’s Summer 2015 collection features rainbow-themed merchandise and St. Petersburg City Duma Deputy wants to ban it from being sold in Russia. ...
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Straight is the name of the newest lesbian magazine that has hit the stands of Germany. The magazine hopes to avoid the regular lesbian clichés. ...
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International Olympic Committee Photo

Following the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, the IOC updated Principle 6 to explicitly include sexual orientation as a protected class. ...
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Currently there are only 20 nations in the world that have legalized same-sex marriage, while Mexico has legalized it in certain regions of their country. ...
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Nearly two dozen countries currently have national laws allowing gays and lesbians to marry, mostly in Europe and the Americas. ...
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Though Francis has reportedly had pastoral meetings with LGBT people, this is the first time he will publicly meet with an activist. ...
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