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Two steps forward, one step back on the international LGBT rights front

While there have been big steps taken towards LGBT equality in England and France, and even signs of positive change in Turkey, Greece and Russia seem to be sliding backwards, away from equality.

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An ally speaker uninvited, Europe's first gay-friendly mosque, and anti-LGBT Brazilian evangelists: Religion News Summary for June 6, 2013

Take a look at the last week in LGBT religion news: LGBT people of faith celebrate Pride, we learn which religions support LGBT people, and repercussions for LGBT-friendly faith communities.

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June 12, 2013

Southern Baptists announce anti-gay Boy Scouts resolution

The Southern Baptist Church has approved a resolution of their "continued opposition to and disappointment" in the Scouts' decision this past May to open membership policies for openly gay youth.

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Singer Jenny Owen Youngs comes out, announces engagement in letter to EveryoneIsGay.com

Singer-songwriter Jenny Owen Youngs came out today in a letter posted to LGBTQ youth advice website EveryoneIsGay.com and announced that she is engaged to the site's co-founder, Kristin Russo.Read More

Family with two moms denied family membership to Florida Museum

A family headed by two moms in Florida was denied a family membership to a museum in Florida because they were deemed to not be a family.

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