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Homosexuality

Iran: Government ‘Forcing’ Homosexuals to Change Gender

Soheil, a 21-year-old gay Iranian, fled to Turkey once he accepted he had no inclination to become a woman just because he liked men.
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The Iranian government accepts the transgender community, even though homosexuality is punishable by death. Many say they feel pressure to undergo surgery. ...
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Lasell College Suspends Trip to Uganda Over Anti-Gay Law

Lasell College in Uganda
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Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts has decided to suspend its annual trip to Uganda, partially because of the Anti-Homosexuality Act. ...
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Harlem Pastor Equates Seattle’s Starbucks to Ebola

Starbucks Headquarters in Seattle, Washington
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Starbucks has a long history of supporting equality. The coffee company was a prominent member of the Washington United for Marriage coalition in 2012. ...
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Murray, Senators to Obama: It’s Time to Appoint Special Envoy for LGBT Human Rights

LGBT Human Rights
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While the rights of the LGBT community have been supported and in the U.S., more than 80 nations around the world have laws that criminalize homosexuality. ...
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Southern Baptist Convention Nixes Church for Being Too Tolerant of LGBT Members

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New Heart pastor Danny Cortez brought attention to the church when he gave a sermon called “Why I Changed My Mind on Homosexuality." ...
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Queer Festival of Russia: Celebrating Our Identities

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QueerFest, one of the largest public LGBT events in Russia, celebrates its sixth year of increasing pressures on civil society and the LGBT community. ...
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Vignettes Depicting LGBT Life in Kenya Premieres

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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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Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Law Invalidated

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Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act was struck down Friday by a panel of five judges who ruled that the speaker of parliament violated procedures. ...
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British Writer Julie Bindel: Being Gay is a Choice

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British writer Julie Bindel has spoken out against the gay community again, this time saying being gay is a choice. ...
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Kim Kardashian Changes Her Mind, Won’t Boycott Beverly Hills Hotel

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Kim Kardashian boycotted the Beverly Hills Hotel and moved her bridal shower elsewhere in May, but has now changed her tune - taking to her blog to explain. ...
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