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Gay Rights (LGBT)

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Latest stories about Gay Rights (LGBT)

11 March 2014

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Grenadian Social Action Collective Challenges Caribbean to #BunDiscrimination

A new online campaign replaces homophobic slurs in popular Caribbean music with ethic ones, to emphasise that all discrimination is equal. Shocking? Yes, but it's also making its point.

7 March 2014

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Russia's Chief Propagandist Vacations in Europe as War Looms

RuNet Echo

"Great. Between telling stories of a decaying, homo-fascist Europe, Dmitry Kiselyov is riding a boat around Amsterdam"

24 February 2014

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“We Are Not an Anomaly or Disease”: Gay Bloggers Speak Up in Tajikistan

Social media is enabling Tajikistan's gay community to speak up against widespread homophobic attitudes. These attitudes, however, are quite sticky.

18 February 2014

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Shadow of Olympics Evictions Looms Over Tokyo

Japan has already seen people evicted from their homes and homeless people evicted from parks for past mega-events.

17 February 2014

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Trinidad Lecture Ignites Fiery Discussion on Gay Rights & Religious Freedom

A public lecture on gay rights, following a Catholic priest's suggestion that LGBT rights should be included in the Trinidad and Tobago constitution, has generated heated discussion on social media.

7 February 2014

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Brazilian TV Comes Out of the Closet With Highly Anticipated Gay Kiss

Broadcast on a television soap opera to millions of Brazilians, a gay kiss has scored a goal in the fight against homophobia.

4 February 2014

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Blog Carnival Shows the Caribbean Some Love

Netizens from all over the Caribbean took part in a month-long blog carnival called e-Mas: "To the Caribbean, With Love", hosted by the online feminist collective CODE RED.

30 January 2014

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New Spanish Cardinal Believes that Homosexuality is a “Defect”

"With all respect I am saying that homosexuality is a defective way of expressing sexuality," said the Spanish cardinal Fernando Sebastián Aguilar.

27 January 2014

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Prominent Kenyan Writer Binyavanga Wainaina Comes Out as Gay

Wainaina said that the recent passage of an anti-gay law in Nigeria was one of the things that made him decide to come out.

23 January 2014

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The Online Presence of Puerto Rican Women: Gender, Creativity, and Equality

Angel Carrión features some of the online spaces Puerto Rican women have created to express ideas, creativity, exchange information, or provide resources that further education on women's issues and equality.

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