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Church of Scotland votes to allow gay ministers

The Church of Scotland's ruling General Assembly has voted to allow actively gay men and women to become ministers.

Assembly commissioners in Edinburgh voted in favor of a proposal that allows liberal parishes to opt out of the church's policy on homosexuality.

BBC
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May 20, 2013

Gay rights cases could trail Obama in Africa

President Barack Obama’s trip to Africa next month may result in a stark juxtaposition between the growing power of the gay rights movement in the U.S. and the criminalization of homosexuality throughout the African continent.

Associated Press
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May 31, 2013

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