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Russia's anti-gay law tests Olympics tenets

The Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are less than six month months away. But a controversy over a Russian law that bans propaganda of non-traditional sexual relations could cast a shadow over the competition and negatively impact the Olympic movement.

Voice of America
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September 13, 2013
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Video: Nancy Pelosi Zaps Vladimir Putin on Gay Rights

“What I found interesting was the closing. He says when we pray to God he judges us all as." ... "he says that we are all God’s children. I think that’s great. I hope it applies to gays and lesbians in Russia as well.”

Towleroad
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September 13, 2013
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Sydney bar defaced with anti-gay slogans

Popular Oxford Street LGBTI nightspot The Midnight Shift was the victim of a brazen homophobic vandal attack in broad daylight earlier this morning.

Star Observer
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September 13, 2013
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