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World Capitals Of Homophobia: Russia, Uganda, Nigeria…And Arizona

Feb 22, 2014 by
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World Capitals Of Homophobia: Russia, Uganda, Nigeria…And Arizona

Look around the world, and it’s all too easy to see homophobia gone wild. In Russia, vigilantes beat LGBT people in broad daylight, with the blessing of a government laws that forbid criminalize gay “propaganda.” Uganda President Yoweri Museveni is promising …

Greek Police Halt Activists From Hanging Banner Protesting Russia. So Protesters Regroup And Storm The Town Center

Feb 11, 2014 by
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Greek Police Halt Activists From Hanging Banner Protesting Russia. So Protesters Regroup And Storm The Town Center

You can bet that when The White Tower was constructed in Thessaloniki, Greece in the 12th century, the builders didn’t foresee the landmark making its way into a fight for gay rights. But when activists from Good as You(th) tried to …

The Global Guide To Sticking It To Putin During The Olympics

Feb 07, 2014 by
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The Global Guide To Sticking It To Putin During The Olympics

With the Sochi Olympics kicking off and focusing the world’s attention on Russia’s hostility to homos, everyone wants to protest, in one way or another. Hell, even AT&T is getting in on the action before the start of the Games. …

There Are No Gays In Sochi, Claims Sochi Mayor

Jan 27, 2014 by
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There Are No Gays In Sochi, Claims Sochi Mayor

Sochi Mayor Anatoly Pakhomov is adding fuel to the antigay Russian fire in advance of the Winter Olympics by claiming that there are no gays in his city. That’s pretty rich coming from someone with “homo” in his last name, …

7 Travelicious Destinations For 2014

Jan 13, 2014 by
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Spontaneous travel certainly has its charms, but life’s complications usually require lots of planning to secure the perfect trip. Here are seven places to consider as you map out your adventures in the new year. 1. New York City Conde …

Global Protests Planned Today Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Law: Find One In Your City

Sep 03, 2013 by
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Global Protests Planned Today Against Russia’s Anti-Gay Law: Find One In Your City

In anticipation of the G20 Summit in St. Petersburg this week, where world leaders will meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, global protests have been planned today from Los Angeles to Melbourne. The goal of the Global Speak Out for Russia …

PHOTOS: Gays Kiss And Protest From London To Tel Aviv Over Russia’s Homophobia

Aug 12, 2013 by
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PHOTOS: Gays Kiss And Protest From London To Tel Aviv Over Russia’s Homophobia

Antwerp kiss-in; Photo: @Bouska Over the weekend, people in cities around the world including London, Antwerp, Stockholm, Tel Aviv and Glasgow protested Russia’s anti-gay propaganda law in a show of support for LGBT Russians. In London, actor Stephen Fry — …