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Russian gay law raises alarm among Olympic sponsors

Fears Russia's controversial gay law could affect next year's Sochi Winter Games has reached sponsors despite efforts by the hosts to play down the issue, the International Olympic Committee said on Sunday.

Reuters
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September 9, 2013
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Stolen document highlights homophobia in Uganda

There is a surprising portrait in Uganda’s parliament building. It’s an oil-painted Idi Amin sporting a toothy smile and full military regalia. Amin poses while engaging in his trademark low-down, dual-fisted version of a fist pump.

Washington Blade
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September 9, 2013
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Op-ed: How Resistance Will Change The South

The WE DO Campaign is looking for a public official in the South who will issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple as an act of conscience.

The Advocate
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September 9, 2013
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Sochi asks IOC to help stop gay law ‘speculation’

The head of the Sochi Olympics asked the IOC on Sunday to help “stop this campaign and this speculation” related to the anti-gay law that has been overshadowing preparations for next year’s Winter Games in Russia.

WJCL
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September 9, 2013
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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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