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Uganda to deport British man charged with having sex with another man

| Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Rebecca Vassie, APBriton Bernard Randall, 65, stands in a holding cell after a court hearing which ordered him to be deported, at the Chief Magistrates court in Entebbe, Uganda Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2014.
KAMPALA, Uganda -- A Ugandan court on Wednesday ordered the deportation of a British man facing criminal charges related to images of him having sex with another man.

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Religious leaders praise Nigeria’s new anti-gay law, claim it’s ‘God’s will’

| Tuesday, January 21, 2014
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ABUJA, Nigeria -- Leading Christian and Islamic leaders are praising Nigeria's new law banning same-sex marriage and outlawing anyone from forming organizations supporting gay rights.

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First magazine for gays and lesbians in Bangladesh launched

| Monday, January 20, 2014
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Bangladesh's gay community has launched its first magazine in a bid to promote greater acceptance of gays who face widespread discrimination in the conservative Muslim-majority country, the publication's editor said on Sunday.

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Malawi court hears appeal on three men convicted of homosexuality

| Monday, January 20, 2014
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BLANTYRE, Malawi — Malawi's top court is considering an appeal of the conviction of three men who are serving long jail terms for homosexual acts.

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UK councilman suspended by party after blaming floods on gay marriage

| Sunday, January 19, 2014
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LONDON -- A British far-right party has suspended a local councilman who blamed recent severe flooding on the government's legalization of same-sex marriage.

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Brazil’s LGBT community holds vigil for murdered gay teen, hate crimes victims

| Saturday, January 18, 2014
Massao Uehara, via  FacebookMembers Brazil’s LGBT community held a vigil on Friday to honor the victims of anti-LGBT violence, and call for new hate crimes legislation.
SAO PAULO, Brazil -- Members of Brazil's LGBT community held vigil Friday in honor of a gay Brazilian teen who was tortured and brutally murdered, one of at least five reported murders targeting LGBT people in Brazil over the past week.

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Leader of Russian anti-gay extremists who target LGBT youth arrested in Cuba

| Saturday, January 18, 2014
vk.comMartsinkevich in Havana Cuba, December 2013.
HAVANA, Cuba -- Cuban law enforcement officials on Friday arrested and detained the leader of a Russian anti-gay extremist group, according to a source in the Russian Federal Security Services, the Investigation Committee of the Russian Federation.

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More than one thousand rally in Tel Aviv to protest recent anti-LGBT violence

| Friday, January 17, 2014
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TEL AVIV -- More than a thousand people marched in the streets of Tel Aviv on Thursday to protest against transphobia and anti-LGBT violence in Israel.

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Arrests spread across Nigeria, unleashed by wide-ranging new anti-gay law

| Friday, January 17, 2014
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LAGOS, Nigeria -- Arrests have spread across Nigeria as dozens more people perceived to be gay have been rounded up and questioned, activists said Friday, describing another wave of police attention unleashed by a wide-ranging new anti-gay law.

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Scottish parliament removes transgender spousal veto from marriage equality bill

| Friday, January 17, 2014
Dan LittauerScottish Parliament in Edinburgh.
EDINBURGH, Scotland -- Scotland Parliament’s Equal Opportunities Committee on Thursday unanimously approved an amendment to remove the spousal veto from the country’s marriage equality bill.

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