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Hundreds gather in Taiwan to support gay marriage bill

More than 1,200 Taiwanese people joined a mock “wedding banquet” on Saturday aiming to drum up support for a same-sex marriage bill due to be sent to parliament soon, organisers said

South China Morning Post
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September 9, 2013
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Justice Ginsburg: Gay Marriage Shows Constitution's Genius

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently officiated at a friend's same-sex wedding, told a Philadelphia audience Friday that growing acceptance of gay marriage reflects the "genius" of the U.S. Constitution.

ABC News
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September 9, 2013
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Senegal minister rules out lifting ban on gays

Senegal's new Justice Minister Sidiki Kaba has ruled out legalising homosexuality in the deeply conservative Muslim country despite being a former leading campaigner for gay rights, reports said on Friday.

ioL News
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September 9, 2013
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Russian LGBT advocates explain what we can do to help

This week, spokespeople from RUSA LGBT, an organization of Russian and Russian-speaking LGBT people living in the United States, have earned several media hits and opportunities to tell their story and tell a US audience what they can do to help.
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September 9, 2013

Snapshots: Russia, The CW's Capture, and your top LGBT film character

Wonder what we’re up to at GLAAD? Be sure to check out GLAAD's Blog each week for updates about our latest work to build support for LGBT equality through news, entertainment and online media.

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Naming the new, decidedly anti-gay Scouts

Tonight, the group that is working to create an explicitly anti-gay version of the Boy Scouts unveils its new moniker. Let's think of some fun possibilities.

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Video: Russian Vigilantes Go "Hunting" For Gays "On Safari"

As part of a BBC report exposing the violent videos fueling an anti-gay group, a 21-year-old gay man is seen being forced to drink urine and a group of vigilantes, led by a woman named Yekaterina, goes "on safari," hunting for LGBT people.

Queerty
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September 6, 2013
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