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International

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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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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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Sanjivani, a member of the LGBT community, at the launch of Wings Rainbow radio taxi service in Mumbai on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. (Photo: Vivek Bendre/The Hindu)

It could be a great plot for a Bollywood movie: a story about India’s first-ever queer-owned and operated taxi companies, Gender Taxi and Rainbow Wings, but it's true. ...
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Reunited: (l-r) Björn Ulvaeus, Anni-Frid Lyngstad, Agnetha Fältskog and Benny Andersson as they are today at the opening of Mama Mia! The Party in Stockholm, Sweden on Wednesday, January 20, 2016. (Photo: ABBA/Facebook)

The 1970s Swedish disco stars just gave fans another reason to head to Stockholm with the opening of their new restaurant, Mama Mia! The Party. ...
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After being sentenced to death by an Islamic court for homosexuality, a 15-year-old was thrown off a roof by ISIS militants in Syria. ...
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Reverend Tutu and Professor van Furth. Photo: Desmond & Leah Tutu Legacy Foundation

The daughter of the former Anglican Archbishop of Cape Town married her longtime girlfriend December 30. ...
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After living with lesbian mothers since birth, an Australian girl will be “transitioned” back to her biological family after her birth mother “changed her mind.” ...
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The Toronto District School Board is the largest and one of the most diverse school boards in Canada. ...
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Despite scientific advances in the treatment of HIV/AIDS over the past 30 years, questions remain about how much Canadians know about the once deadly virus. ...
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