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Campaign Forms to Support the LGBTI Community in Indonesia

International
Increasing homophobic and transphobic rhetoric by political and religious leaders has caused hostility toward the LGBTI community in Indonesia. ...
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Traveling Britons Favor Beaches, Nightlife Over Human Rights, Study Finds

Lesbians in Morocco have to choose to stay or go because coming out at home means a life of hiding or a life destroyed. Photo: Marie von Hafften/GlobalPost
Travel
There are 54 Commonwealth countries and 41 of those countries have anti-gay laws on the books and 60 percent of all people living with HIV live in the Commonwealth countries. ...
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Hundreds of Migrants Feared Dead in Mediterranean

Rescued migrants watch as the body of person who died after a fishing boat carrying migrants capsized off the Libyan coast, is brought ashore along with 23 others retrieved by the Italian Coast Guard vessel Bruno Gregoretti at Boiler Wharf, Senglea in Malta on April 20, 2015. Photo: Matthew Mirabelli/AFP/Getty Images
Top News International
Hundreds of migrants were on a boat that capsized Sunday in the Mediterranean Sea. An estimated 950 people were on the ship. ...
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Women’s Rights Activist Morgan Beach Joins District 3 Race

Morgan Beach, District 3 candidate for the Seattle City Council. District 3 includes Capitol Hill and the Central District. Photo: Erika Lillian Sommer
Top News Politics Local
Morgan Beach worked at Human Rights Watch while in graduate school, and was a member and president of a student group called Women in Public Policy. ...
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Eric Lembembe Found Dead in Cameroon, Public Outcry

Top News International
Lembembe was found dead in his apartment in the capital of Yaoundé soon after he wrote about attacks in the country on organizations that support homosexuals. ...
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Ukrainian Leader: ‘I Do Not Support Gay Marriage’

Top News International
Leading Ukraine Opposition figure, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, risks disappointing liberal supporters by proclaiming that he does not support gay marriage. ...
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