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Man who plummeted off cruise ship was allegedly taunted by homophobic staffers

Monday, November 9, 2015
A passenger captured what's believed to be Bernardo Albaz's final moments before falling off a cruise ship and posted the upsetting. video to Facebook.
The body of a man who fell off a cruise ship has yet to be found. His lawyer claims the tragedy was provoked by anti-gay slurs from crew members. ...

Gay priest fired by Vatican describes ‘special homophobia’

Sunday, November 8, 2015
Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, who came out as gay and was fired by the Vatican just before a meeting of bishops about outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families says that a “special kind of homophobia” exists among priests, because those who are homosexual are forced to hate themselves.
The Polish monsignor says that a "special kind of homophobia" exists among priests, because those who are gay are forced to hate themselves. ...

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Colombia high court rules for adoptions by same-sex couples

Saturday, November 7, 2015
Constitutional Court of Colombia
In a historic decision, Colombia's constitutional court opened the door this week for same-sex couples to legally adopt children in the conservative South American nation. ...

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Study: There’s no such thing as heterosexual women

Friday, November 6, 2015
Do heterosexual women exist? According to this new study, no.
According to the doctor who organized the study, "Research clearly demonstrates that when it comes to what turns them on, women are either bisexual or gay, but never straight." ...

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Homophobic trolls are complaining that Twitter’s new heart icon is “gay”

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Homophobic Tweeters think the new heart icon equals "gay."
Evidently, a subset of angry antigay Tweeters don't think Twitter's latest innovation is "adorbs" at all. ...

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25,000 people complained about their transphobic ad. Now they’ve launched ‘transgender beer.’

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
No Label is being marketed as "the first transgender beer."
No Label is being touted as the "world's first non-binary, transgender beer." And so far, the idea isn't going down so easy. ...

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France ending ban on gay male blood donors

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
A ruling in April found that government bans must follow extremely strict conditions.
Health Minister Marisol Touraine called the move the end "of a taboo and discrimination." ...

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Cross-dressing Argentine girl sign of hope for transgender community

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Gabriela Mansilla, Luana's mother, during a news conference in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013.
Luana had to fight to be a girl. She was born a boy, and struggled with a world that insisted that was what she must be. ...

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Murderer/cannibal Luka Magnotta is apparently thriving in prison

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Luka Rocco Magnotta
After initially pleading not guilty, the adult film star eventually admitted to videotaping himself butchering and eating Lin, who he met through a Craigslist ad. ...

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7-year-old threatened with expulsion for talking about her gay dads

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
“I was told that they don’t promote ‘gay’ at the school and [my daughter] was unable to talk about my life between [my partner] and me," one parent tells Yahoo News.
The principal, Andrew Newhouse, insists that children of same-sex parents are not welcome at his Christian school. ...

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