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January 14, 2014

Young and Gay in Putin's Russia

The Young and Gay in Putin's Russia is a documentary exposing the effects that the Russian propaganda laws have on youth. Due to Russia passing the anti-gay law, homophobia is on the rise.
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January 13, 2014

Brazilian diver Ian Matos comes out as gay

Inspired by the British diver Tom Daley, a Brazilian diver Ian Matos came out as gay.

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January 13, 2014

Gay 'prisoner of conscience' dies in Cameroon

Roger Jean-Claude Mbede of Cameroon died after being released from prison. In 2011, Mbede got sentenced to 3 years in prison after sending a text message saying "I'm very much in love with you” to another man.

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January 13, 2014

"Propaganda: A Festival Celebrating Russian Voices" targets anti-gay laws with culture in NYC

A festival Celebrating Russian Voices will include numerous readings and panel discussions targeting the Russia’s Anti-LGBT laws. The festival aims to cover several topics related to the LGBT rights such as sport, performance, LGBT as well as Olympic history and how they relate to the propaganda laws.

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January 10, 2014

Actor Maulik Pancholy gets engaged to longtime partner in India

Maulik Pancholy, an Indian American actor known for his roles on 30 Rock and Weeds announced on twitter his engagement on with Ryan Corvaia. The couple got engaged at the Taj Mahal after being together for 9 years.

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January 10, 2014

National Soccer Coaches Association of America launches "Gay, Lesbian and Ally" website

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America pushes towards equality in sports by launching the "Gay, Lesbian and Ally" website. The site offers many useful resources to help make sports more inclusive of the LGBT athletes.

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January 9, 2014

"Journey of the Gay Athlete": The story of 3 athletes sharing their story about sports and being gay

The "Journey of the Gay Athlete" documentary follows 3 professional athletes: Blake Skjellerup, Robbie Rogers and Brittney Griner who discuss the struggles they faced as gay-identified sports figures.

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No more fear, no more hiding--the gift immigrants would love this holiday season

Are you spending the holidays with your family? Felipe isn’t.

Felipe, a gay man from Brazil, came to the U.S. to live with his older sister because his mom was sick and could no longer take care of him. Unable to move here legally, Felipe’s mom has missed countless Christmases, birthdays and even Felipe’s wedding

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Hispanic caucus endorses ENDA

The Washington Blade reports that the Congressional Hispanic Caucus voted Wednesday to endorse the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, (ENDA) legislation, which would prohibit anti-LGBT bias in the workforce, as a result of a resolution proposed by Rep. Linda Sanchez (D-Calif.).

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