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Grenell Wants to ‘Empower’ European Conservatives

Richard Grenell
International
The gay Republican ambassador's comments were published in two different articles by right-wing news site Breitbart over the weekend. ...
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China’s Media Censorship Ban Challenged

Chinese LGBTQI community take to Shanghai’s streets for the city’s annual Pride event. Photo: AFP
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The policy bans service providers from releasing programs that “present abnormal sexual relations or behavior,” such as incest, homosexual relations, sexual harassment and sexual violence calling the content “pornographic and vulgar” in the new policy went into effect in July. ...
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A Call to Support LGBT Ukrainians

International
U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Geoffrey Pyatt is being urged to raise concerns with his Ukrainian counterparts over the possible cancellation of the upcoming Equality Festival Lviv. ...
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Lesbian Kiss-In Aims to Make Brighton Store More Accepting

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Six-hundred students (and a few drag queens) entered the store to Katy Perry’s “I Kissed a Girl,” and started to kiss in support of their lesbian friends. ...
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Prague Pride to Offer Virtual Attendance Opportunities for Eastern Europe

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Prague Pride is giving everyone an opportunity to attend this year’s Prague Pride parade virtually, using an avatar and secure website. ...
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Kenyan Gay Dance Club Raided, 60 People Arrested

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Club Envy in Kenya was raided over the weekend and a reported 60 people were arrested, reportedly for being homosexuals. ...
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New Study Shows Mistreatment of LGBT People in Asia

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Governments in Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, the Philippines, and Sri Lanka, routinely ignore the exclusion of LGBT persons from legal protections. ...
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Ugandan Gay Rights Activist Named Human Rights Fellow

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An award-winning Ugandan human rights defender has been named the 2014 Oak human rights fellow at Colby College. ...
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EU: Transgender, LGBT Youth Face Great Hostility

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Respondents 18-25 years old were less open about being LGBT than older respondents - 67 percent hid their sexual orientation or gender identity at school. ...
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LGBT Conditions Worsen in Russia, Crimea and Ukraine

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The Crimean crisis has led to increased tensions for LGBT individuals in Ukraine, Crimea, and Russia. Authorities in Sebastopol banned the Pride march. ...
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