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Russian LGBT Journalist Promises to Out Closeted Lawmakers

Elena Kostyuchenko is gathering information on closeted Russian lawmakers, with the intent to publish the information if those deputies vote for a proposed law that would remove children from the homes of gay and lesbian parents.

The Advocate
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September 9, 2013
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The Advocate highlights Exxon's shameful LGBT policies

The most profitable corporation the world has ever known, Exxon, posted the second-highest annual corporate profit in history (surpassed only by its own 2008 record): $45 billion. This month The Advocate is examining why Exxon has refused to join other corporations in supporting its LGBT employees and families.

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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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