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Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence Exhibit Opens in Prague

Sister Tilly Comes Again, a member of the group The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, poses for a portrait before a charity fashion show entitled Project Nunway starts in San Francisco, December 2, 2012. The Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence (SPI) is a charity and street performance organization founded in 1979 which uses religious imagery to raise money for AIDS, LGBT-related causes, and mainstream community service organizations. Picture taken December 2, 2012. REUTERS/Jana Asenbrennerova
International Travel
Award-winning photojournalist Jana Ašenbrennerová’s exhibit, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, opened August 8 in Prague, Czech Republic. ...
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Africa’s First Gay Competitive Rugby Team Launches Bold Campaign

Sports
The campaign uses players from the rugby team in a series of shots with derogatory gay terms that question the perception of gay men. ...
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A Closer Look Into What Queer Women Travelers Really Want

Travel
Studies show that women make 80 percent of all travel decisions with some estimates showing women spend around $125 billion on travel. ...
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National Geographic Live Returns to Benaroya Hall November 1

National Geographic Live/Photo: Joyce Poole
Local
The longer season of National Gepgraphic Live kicks off on November 1 with a 2 p.m. matinee with Into Africa’s Okavango: Measuring a Mighty Wilderness. ...
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Wildlife Travel Experts Form to Rejuvenate India’s Travel Profile

Photo: Indian Wildlife Travel Experts
Travel
Purequest Adventures India is a part of a global adventure platform with special interest in curating wildlife and safaris experiences in the sub-continent. ...
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Gambia Anti-Gay Bill Touted As ‘Serious Human Rights Setback’

Gambia Human Rights
Top News International
Gambia: Bill compares consensual homosexual relationships to pedophilia, familial sexual abuse, or knowingly infecting a partner with HIV. ...
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Vignettes Depicting LGBT Life in Kenya Premieres

Top News Entertainment International
Hundreds of anonymous interviews with gay men and women around Kenya were conducted by people from Nest, a Kenyan multidisciplinary art space. ...
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Congolese Lesbian Fears for Safety, Threatened with ‘Cure’

Top News International
Fonthes was vacationing with her mother and sister when her mom took her passport to force her to go to an organization that fixes homosexuality. ...
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Nearly 3-in-10 Worldwide See Their Areas as Good for Gays

Top News International
The Netherlands, where residents say their communities are good places for gays or lesbians, was the first country to legalize same-sex marriage in 2001. ...
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Human Rights First: Obama Missed Chance to Discuss Human Rights at Meetings with African Leaders

Top News Politics
The summit takes place less than a week after Uganda overturned the Anti-Homosexuality Act - a key step forward for securing Uganda’s LGBT community. ...
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