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British Immigration office criticized over ‘degrading’ LGBT questionnaire

| Tuesday, February 11, 2014
UK-immigration
LONDON -- A confidential internal report by the British government, leaked to the British press last week, details a series of graphic questions posed to LGBT people seeking political asylum in the United Kingdom, including inquiries into a person's sexual activity.

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Father gets life imprisonment for murdering gay son in Turkey

| Monday, February 10, 2014
Turkey
DIYARBAKIR, Turkey -- In a landmark Turkish case, a man who murdered his son because he was gay and “shaming” the family, has been convicted of manslaughter and sentenced to life in prison.

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Gays in Kenya protest against Uganda’s anti-homosexuality bill

| Monday, February 10, 2014
Ben Curtis, APKenyan gays and lesbians and others supporting their cause wear masks to preserve their anonymity as they stage a rare protest, against Uganda's increasingly tough stance against homosexuality and in solidarity with their counterparts there, outside the Uganda High Commission in Nairobi, Kenya Monday, Feb. 10, 2014.
NAIROBI, Kenya - Gays and lesbians in Kenya have joined a global effort to protest against an anti-homosexuality bill passed by Uganda's parliament and now in the hands of the country's president.

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El Salvador parliament rejects constitutional ban on same-sex marriage

| Sunday, February 9, 2014
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SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador -- The Salvadoran Parliament has again failed in its attempt to approve a constitutional ban on same-sex marriage.

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Berlin advocacy group lights ‘Rainbow Flame’ in solidarity with LGBT Russians

| Friday, February 7, 2014
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BERLIN -- Gay rights activists in Berlin on Friday cheered and waved placards reading "Stop Homophobia" at the lighting of an Olympic-style '"Rainbow Flame" that will burn for the next 16 days while the Winter Olympic games takes place in Sochi, Russia.

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Toronto mayor demands rainbow flag be removed from city hall

| Friday, February 7, 2014
APRob Ford
TORONTO -- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford wants a rainbow flag flying at City Hall protesting Russia's law restricting gay rights activities to be removed.

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Bulgaria’s main nationalist party proposes ban on gay pride events

| Friday, February 7, 2014
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SOFIA, Bulgaria –¬ Bulgaria’s right wing party Ataka ("Attack" in Bulgarian) has proposed a draft bill to bans gay pride marches.

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Russia reverses decision to punish school girl for ‘gay propaganda’

| Thursday, February 6, 2014
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BRYANSK, Russia -- A Russian Juvenile Commission in the city of Bryansk has reversed its decision to discipline a 14-year-old schoolgirl accused of engaging in "propaganda" of non-traditional sexual relations.

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WATCH: British TV documentary reports on brutal attacks on LGBT Russians

| Wednesday, February 5, 2014
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LONDON – Just days ahead of the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, a new documentary airing Wednesday on Britain's Channel 4 sheds new light on the violent, homophobic attacks on LGBT Russians.

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UN committee on children’s rights urges Russia to repeal gay ‘propaganda’ law

| Wednesday, February 5, 2014
United-Nations
GENEVA -- A U.N. committee on children's rights urged Russia on Wednesday to repeal its law banning pro-gay "propaganda" that could be accessible to minors, arguing that the legislation encourages discrimination and even violence.

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