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  1. Olivier Giroud: 'It Is Impossible to Be Openly Homosexual in Football'Read the original story

    24 min ago | BleacherReport

    Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud believes football still has a long way to go before being accepting of openly gay players. The Frenchman spoke to Le Figaro 's Baptiste Desprez and discussed the coming out of former Germany, Aston Villa and Stuttgart midfielder Thomas Hitzlsperger following his retirement, and the difficulty he believes gay players would still face: "When I saw Thomas Hitzlsperger come out back in 2014, it was very emotional.

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  2. Gay 'conversion therapy' often starts at home, with devastating consequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | UPI

    The new movie "Boy Erased"-- about a gay teen's ordeal when forced to attend a "conversion therapy" program -- is shining a spotlight on a treatment deemed bogus and harmful by most experts. And new research shows the key role parents often play in efforts to change an LGBT child's sexual orientation.

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  3. EU 'deeply concerned' over rights situation in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    'Over the past years, the European Union and its member states have noticed a shrinking of public space in Tanzania' - statement by the EU's Mogherini [File: Piroschka van de Wouw/Reuters] The European Union says it is launching a comprehensive review of its policies towards Tanzania after government pressure forced the bloc's ambassador to leave the country. The EU announced on Thursday it would resume dialogue with Tanzanian authorities once the review was complete and called on the authorities "to refrain from exerting undue pressure and limitations on diplomatic missions".

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  4. Santa Fe school district programs aim to educate middle-school studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Santa Fe New Mexican

    "It just happened one day. I was walking my ex-girlfriend to her house, and after that we decided to go to a park.

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  5. Lawsuit brought by gay couple against Thayne dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Planet Jackson Hole

    Rusty and Marc Andrus, owners of Rustlers, had brought a discrimination suit against the town of Thayne, its mayor and town council early this year . The Andruses are gay and claimed their business was discriminated against on that basis.

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  6. Ohio's Marcia Fudge emerges as potential challenger to PelosiRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, chair of the Democratic National Convention, swings the gavel during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016. Rep. Marcia Fudge of Ohio, chair of the Democratic National Convention, swings the gavel during the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016.

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  7. New trail explores Oxford's LGBTQ+ pastRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | This is Oxfordshire

    Oxford Brookes student Ross Brooks has launched a guided tour of Oxford's LGBTQ+ history, which includes the site of Oxford's first gay nightclub on George Street and the old George cafe on the corner of Cornmarket Street Picture Ed Nix Based on the pioneering work of Richard Parkinson, professor of Egyptology at Oxford and author of A Little Gay History, the exhibition traverses epochs and continents, deftly showing the numerous ways in which LGBTQ+ lives and loves have been expressed across cultures and throughout history. But here in Oxford we do not have to look elsewhere to appreciate LGBTQ+ history and heritage.

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  8. Mystery flavors of comedyRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | NewsReview.com

    A steady chatter rumbled inside Strapping, a specialty boutique in Oak Park's Triangle District that sells everything from office trinkets to home dcor. But the crowd wasn't there to buy Ruth Bader Ginsburg coffee mugs.

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  9. The Annual Public Health report provides a fascinating insight into...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | This Is Scunthorpe

    These were just some of the fascinating facts in Director of Public Health, Stephen Pintus' Public Health Annual Report for 2018. This year the report focused on vulnerable communities, highlighting the health inequalities experienced by many residents living within the borough.

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  10. 'Love Will Prevail': Costa Rica's Same-sex Couples Can Marry in 2020Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Voice of America

    LGBT community members and activists demostrate in front of the Supreme Court of Justice, to demand for same-sex marriage, in San Jose, Costa Rica, Aug. 4,2018. Same-sex couples in Costa Rica will have the right to get married by mid-2020, the nation's constitutional court has ruled, a first for socially conservative Central America.

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  11. In a Crowded Broadway Season, Queer Teen Love Story 'The Prom' Deserves the CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The New York Observer

    The joyful new Broadway musical, on the other hand, celebrates the shy, the nonbinary, or those who are simply gay and want to bring their same-sex bae to the dance. The worst I can report about mine is: I took a female friend and came home the same bored virgin.

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  12. Gay 'Conversion Therapy' Often Begins at Home, With Devastating ConsequencesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | HON

    The new movie "Boy Erased"-- about a gay teen's ordeal when forced to attend a "conversion therapy" program -- is shining a spotlight on a treatment deemed bogus and harmful by most experts. And new research shows the key role parents often play in efforts to change an LGBT child's sexual orientation.

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  13. .com | Denmark withholds aid to Tanzania over gay rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | News24

    Denmark is cutting about $10 million in aid to the government of Tanzania over what it called "negative developments" in human rights in the East African country. Ulla Tornaes, Denmark's minister for development cooperation, said on Twitter she was "deeply concerned" by developments such as a Tanzanian official's "completely unacceptable homophobic statements."

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  14. Here's where the political parties stand on LGBTI issues in...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sydney Star Observer

    Responding to a survey, Labor didn't go far enough to end religious discrimination in public services, while the Opposition's silence on many of the issues put forward to them was "deafening". A survey conducted by the Victorian Gay and Lesbian Rights Lobby has revealed where political parties stand on key policy issues affecting the LGBTI community, in the lead up to the November 24 election.

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  15. Stock Markets Applaud a Fascist Win in BrazilRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Canadian

    What we're witnessing in Brazil is a bit of history repeating itself. As multi-national Big Business sought to socially engineer the fascists winning in Brazil through fake news , so too were these Big Business interests responsible for the rise of Adolf Hitler's Nazi Germany.

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  16. LGBTQ activists say decision to demolish lesbian bar, put in a...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | SFGate

    Patrons leave parting messages on the walls of Hershee Bar in Norfolk, Va., before it closed for the last time. Patrons leave parting messages on the walls of Hershee Bar in Norfolk, Va., before it closed for the last time.

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  17. Constitutional debate in Cuba will not be televisedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Washington Blade

    Some people want the president to be free to serve unlimited terms in office; to ban same-sex marriage and to make work "compulsory," while others want direct elections and the right to protest. In the Casino Deportivo neighborhood of Havana's Cerro municipality, the Committee for the Defense of the Revolution No.

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  18. What is it like living in regional Australia as a part of the LGBTIQA community?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | ABC News

    When Hugo Weaving dances along the red dirt of Broken Hill in evening gloves and an array of sequins, the world watches with affection. However, if a group of teenagers take to the streets of Whyalla waving a rainbow-striped flag, there's no telling what will happen.

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  19. David Hockney Painting Sells for $90 Million, Smashing Record for Living ArtistRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Times

    A celebrated and enigmatic painting of two men and a turquoise pool by David Hockney sold at Christie's on Thursday night for $90.3 million with fees, shattering the auction record for a living artist and cementing a major broadening of tastes at the turbocharged top end of the market. The price for the 1972 painting, "Portrait of an Artist ," easily surpassed the previous high of $58.4 million, held by Jeff Koons for one of his "Balloon Dog" sculptures.

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  20. Critic's Pick: 'The Prom' Review: Bringing Jazz Hands to the HeartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Times

    When you purchase a ticket for an independently reviewed play or musical through our site, we earn an affiliate commission. "The Prom" begins when a theater critic for The New York Times writes a pan so poisonous that the show he's reviewing dies on the spot.

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