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12 Men Accused Of Being Gay Face Execution In Libya

According to Gay Star News (GSN), the militia captured the men during a private party in Ain Zara, a suburb of Tripoli, on Thursday, November 22. Since then, the "special deterrence unit" has posted pictures to its Facebook page referring to the men as the "third sex," an Arabic term to describe homosexuals, and they are threatening to harm (and kill) the men. The pictures have been filled with comments, such as "flog them hard!"

BuzzFeed
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November 26, 2012
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Benefits Fight Brings Lesbian Couple to High Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has scheduled a closed-door conference for Friday to review several legal cases that seek to overturn the so-called "Defense of Marriage" Act (DOMA), and decide which cases, if any, to put on the court's schedule for arguments next year.

Associated Press
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November 26, 2012
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