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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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Stephen Lovegrove, CSU student removed from work-study position for being gay, speaks to MTV

Stephen Lovegrove, a junior at Charleston Southern University in South Carolina with a 3.8 GPA who was informed this August 5th that he had lost his federally funded work-study position a resident advisor (RA) at his school, recently spoke to MTV's Act Blog.

Video: Openly Gay Man Killed in Jamaica

Dean, at the time of his death was an entertainment coordinator at Bogue Village, Montego bay, Jamaica. He was also an a well known, openly gay man.

Jamaican LGBT News
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September 5, 2013
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Gay Couple Wins Right to Marry in Chihuahua, Mexico

A gay couple in Chihuahua, Mexico who first filed for a marriage license in April can legally wed after the state declined to file a challenge to the petition, a local judge ruled Monday, according to Spanish-language news site El Pueblo.

The Advocate
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September 5, 2013
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Olympic speed skater Anastasia Bucsis ‘so proud to be gay’

While gay athletes are often guarded when it comes to disclosing their status to the wider world, Ms. Bucsis is now speaking out, about her own sexual orientation and against the anti-gay rights law of Russia, host nation of the Sochi 2014 Winter Games.

The Globe and Mail
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September 5, 2013
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