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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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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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