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Activists Arrested In Russia for Protesting Anti-Gay Law

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The video showed the group carrying a sign that allegedly translated to “Hitler also began with the gays. No to fascism in Russia.” The police approached the protesters, arrested them and then violently shoved them in the back of a squad car. ...
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Lebanon Bans Gay Film ‘Stranger By The Lake’

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Lebanon bans "artistic works believed to incite sectarian strife or undermine morals or state authority." Lebanese law also opposes homosexuality. ...
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LGBT-Friendly Practice Opens in Bethlehem

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A new primary care office specifically welcoming the LGBT community opened in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania after Allen Smith acknowledged he was lying to his doctor his whole life about his sexuality. ...
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Selena Gomez Denied Russian Visa Over LGBT Views

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After being denied her visa, Gomez remained silent about the ordeal, but other celebrities like Cher, Elton John and Andy Cohen have been very vocal about their opinions on Russia’s new laws. ...
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Hundreds of Bulgarians March for Civil Rights

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Several hundred Bulgarian citizens marched for civil rights peacefully through Sofia, Bulgaria. Hundreds of police officers protected the marchers after extremist groups told the group to stop. ...
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LGBT Resource Guide for Employers in China

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With sponsorship from Goldman Sachs and IBM, Community Business is producing a resource guide to help companies create inclusive workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) employees in China. ...
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How Many Celebrities Does It Take to Change Russian Law?

Entertainment
Not surprisingly, singer and Oscar-winning actress Cher told Russia she would not perform at next year’s winter Olympics. ...
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G20 Summit: Global Speak Out Events Planned

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The groups will call for world leaders to speak up and speak out to President Putin in support of LGBT human rights and to demand that Russia's anti-gay laws be repealed. ...
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US Olympian Dedicates Silver to Gay Friends

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Two-time U.S. Olympian Nick Symmonds not only won a silver medal in the 800 meter race last week at the IAFF World Athletics Championships in Moscow, but he decided to dedicate his medal to his gay and lesbian friends. ...
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Gay Supporters in Amsterdam Protest Russian Law

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The gay rights supporters gathered in Amsterdam's largest square carrying signs, waving flags and chanting "Putin Out" with an huge blow-up doll looking like Russian president Vladimir Putin, draped in a rainbow flag. ...
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