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State Duma passes law banning LGBTQ+ “propaganda” among adults

Key points Legislators say they are defending the traditional values ​​of the “Russian world” from the liberal West. Any act or information that is considered an attempt to promote homosexuality can result in a heavy fine. The authorities have already used the current law to stop gay pride parades and detain gay rights activists. On

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Gunman destroys safe space for Colorado Springs LGBTQ community

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado. — Samantha Alcock drove from Denver to Colorado Springs on Sunday after heard that an armed man opened fire on at a popular gay nightclub that killed five people and injured more than 20 people. Alcock, 25, used to live in Colorado Springs and cherish Club Q. She celebrated her 21st birthday

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Ambassador in LGBTQ storm says Qatar ‘will not change’

Qatar’s ambassador to the World Cup, who has called homosexuality “mind damage,” said on Wednesday his comments were misrepresented but insisted his country’s conservative culture would not change. Khalid Salman drew criticism for his comments, which were broadcast on German television on Tuesday, raising new concerns about LGBTQ rights from the organizer of the international

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Reaction to LGBTQ Book Display Leads to Library Director’s Resignation

COLOMBIA, Tennessee. (WSMV)- Maury County Public Library is looking for a new leader after its director resigned due to community backlash over LGBTQ Pride Month book show. On Wednesday evening, the board regretfully approved the resignation of Zachary Fox. Library officials said Fox decided to resign due to mounting pressure from members of the Maury

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LGBTQ football fans fight for safety in Brazilian stadiums

Sao Paulo – Wearing a rainbow t-shirt and earrings, Ona Ruda strides confidently through the Arena Fonte Nova football stadium, home to his favorite Bahia team and one of Brazil’s LGBT fan bases. However, his composure is not the norm for football fans who dare to display their homosexuality in Brazilian stadiums. Can’t view this

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