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Gibraltar Votes Unanimously to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Gibraltar/St. Michael's Cave/Lonely Planet
Faith and Religion International
The Civil Marriage Amendment Bill 2016 was passed unanimously by the government in Gibraltar on October 26, 2016. ...
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Lesbian Website AfterEllen to Shut Down Daily Operations, Trish Bendix Speaks

Trish Bendix/AfterEllen
National
Trish Bendix writes, "After 14 years, AfterEllen as we know it will be effectively shutting down as of Friday." ...
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Justice Mary Yu to Receive the Seattle Women’s Pride Luminary Award

Justice Mary Yu
Local
Seattle Women's Pride has announced that Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary Yu will be honored with the organization's inaugural Luminary Award. ...
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Gay Reporter in Bangladesh ‘Hacked’ to Death, New Details Emerge

Xulhaz Mannan, Khalid Bin Tareque, and Abdullah Al Mamun/Facebook
International
The editor of Roopbaan, Bangladesh’s only LGBT magazine, was “hacked to death,” along with his friend in the a flat in the country’s capital Kalabagan. ...
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Seattle Storm Signs Multi-Year Marquee Deal with Swedish Medical Center

Storm Head Coach Jenny Boucek, Dr. Andy Cole, MD, Executive Director, Rehabilitation & Performance Medicine Enterprise, Swedish Medical Center. Photo: Josh Huston/Seattle Storm Photography
Sports
The new agreement designates Swedish as the "Official Medical Provider of the Seattle Storm" and includes Swedish branding on the Storm’s home and away jerseys. ...
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Canadian LGBT Health Study Shows Mood Disorders, Heavy Drinking Higher Among Bisexual Respondents

Health International
For bisexual Canadians, the rates were nearly four times those of heterosexuals and approximately twice the rates of gay or lesbian respondents. ...
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ABBA Opens New Mama Mia! The Party Restaurant in Stockholm

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)
International
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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Lesbian Couple Ordered to Hand Adopted Child Back to Birth Mom, Changed Her Mind

International
After living with lesbian mothers since birth, an Australian girl will be “transitioned” back to her biological family after her birth mother “changed her mind.” ...
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World Population Census Projects 4.3 Births, 1.8 Deaths Every Second in 2016

Photo: U.S. Census Bureau
National
The combination of births, deaths and net international migration increases the U.S. population by one person every 17 seconds. ...
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Toronto District School Board Takes Action to Support Trans Students

Photo: Toronto District School Board
International
The Toronto District School Board is the largest and one of the most diverse school boards in Canada. ...
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