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January 16, 2014

The Islamic court in Nigeria's Bauchi state has put 11 Muslim men on trial for allegedly being gay

The consequences of President Goodluck Jonathan's anti-gay laws are severe. Already 11 Muslim men were put on trial with accusations of being gay.
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Fox News psychiatrist Keith Ablow rants against California's law protecting trans students

In a recent article from Dr. Keith Ablow, the Fox News-affiliated psychiatrist takes on California's newly enacted non-discrimination law protecting transgender students, AB 1266.

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Filtering out discrimination: Au Bon Pain ensures access to LGBT online resources

Yesterday, DNAInfo and Sherights.com first reported that cafe chain Au Bon Pain was using a web filtering software that blocked access to LGBT advocacy sites (including GLAAD's), as well as some pro-choice and progressive websites.

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January 15, 2014

IKEA responds to "Tell IKEA not to erase LGBT families in Russia" petition

After receiving 45,000 signatures, IKEA released a statement about the absense of a lesbian couple in the Russian version of their magazine

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January 15, 2014

Modern Family’s Jesse Tyler Ferguson pledges $10,000 to Australian marriage equality

Due to Australia's highest court overturning the marriage equality law, Ferguson has pledged to donate $10,000 to Australia's Marriage Equality advocacy group.

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January 15, 2014

LGBT issues may eclipse Winter Olympic Games

Despite the biggest sporting event in the world rapidly approaching, Russia is getting a lot of attention over an issue of a different nature.

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January 15, 2014

Sweden's sports minister skipping Sochi ceremony

Sweden's sports minister, Lena Adelsohn Liljeroth will not be attending the 2014 Winter Olympic Opening Ceremony as a political statement.

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January 15, 2014

Gay college student beaten to death in Poland

After spending the night at local gay bars in Szczecin, Poland, Patrick was attacked by two individuals. Due to the severity of the injuries they inflicted, the college student died.

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