Daily Archives: February 4, 2014

Ugandan exiles protest anti gay laws at D.C. Embassy

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Asking to speak to the Ambassador… By Cathy Kristofferson, February 4, 2014 Photo courtesy Ellen Sturtz Right now the Kuchu Diaspora Alliance, KDA, is holding a protest at the Ugandan Embassy in Washington, D.C. They are…

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Queer News Roundup – Gay Star News including Victory for Marriage Equality in Scotland

Queer news, including the exciting news that marriage equality has come to Scotland, and entertainment for February 4, 2014 from the good people at Gay Star News:   TOP STORIES Victory: Gay marriage now legal in Scotland Scottish Parliament has … Continue reading

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Queer News Roundup – Pink News UK

Queer news for February 4, 2014 from the good folks at Pink News UK:    LATEST STORIES 6:19 PM Graham Norton: ‘Unbelievable’ that anti-gay marriage group were paid damages for being called ‘homophobes’ 6:15 PM ‘Precious’ star Gabourey Sidibe apologises … Continue reading

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Russia: Organized Vigilante Groups Target and Attack LGBT People | Human Rights Watch

Human Rights Watch has compiled documentation about 5he spate of violent attacks and intimidation of LGBTQ Russians. Here’s the video and the report from Huffington Post Gay Voices:   LGBT people face stigma, harassment, and violence in their everyday lives … Continue reading

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Post-its show support for LGBT nondiscrimination bill | Deseret News

In Utah they’ve found a novel way to drum up support for an LGBT non-discrimination bill. Here’s a photo essay of sorts… Supporters of a statewide LGBT nondiscrimination ordinance on Monday sent a message they hope will “stick” with Utah … Continue reading

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Fresh Flicks on FMC – FRANSWA SHARL

This is a simple, humorous short film, based on real life events. It is the story of a boy who fails to live up to his father’s competitive expectations. So he decides to find a way to compete where his … Continue reading

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Russia’s anti-gay laws and the Olympics, Putin stance creates uncertainty – ESPN

This is an excellent overview of Russia’s anti-LGBTQ/anti-gay laws and how they will impact the Winter Olympic games. The report by Lester Munson comes from ESPN, the American sports broadcaster… Russia’s intolerance of gays and lesbians did not begin with Vladimir … Continue reading

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UK: Why this year’s LGBT History Month is more important than ever – News – Student – The Independent

While the US celebrates LGBT History Month in October, in the UK they/you celebrate it in February. Here’s a bit about this month’s event. Be sure to click on the link at the end for specific event listings February marks … Continue reading

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LGBTQ Youth Face Unique Barriers to Accessing Youth Mentoring Programs | Williams Institute

This is a press release from The Williams Institute on the challenges faced by LGBTQ youth in accessing mentorship programs and the potential opportunities such programs offer LGBTQ youth… According to a new Williams Institute study, over three million LGBTQ … Continue reading

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