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India Supreme Court to hear curative plea on law criminalizing gay sex

| Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The Supreme Court of India in New Delhi.
NEW DELHI -- India's Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a plea by gay rights activists to reconsider its controversial decision to reinstate a 153-year-old law that criminalizes same-sex sexual activity.

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Zimbabwe president threatens to expel diplomats who promote gay rights

| Friday, April 18, 2014
Robert Mugabe
HARARE, Zimbabwe — Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe on Friday threatened to expel foreign diplomats who try to promote gay rights in the southern African country.

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Leader of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church vows to fight homosexuality ‘to the end’

| Friday, April 18, 2014
Patriarch Abune Mathias
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- In his Easter message this week, Patriarch Abune Mathias, head of Ethiopia’s Orthodox Church, vowed to fight homosexuality, saying it will bring destruction to the world.

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Planned anti-gay rally in Ethiopia is cancelled

| Wednesday, April 16, 2014
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia -- A planned anti-gay rally that would have made Ethiopia the latest African country to demonize gays has been cancelled, officials said Wednesday.

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Africa’s anti-gay movement spreads to Ethiopia

| Thursday, April 10, 2014
ADDIS ABBA, Ethiopia -- Two groups in Ethiopia said Thursday that they will hold an anti-gay demonstration later this month, a move that puts Ethiopia in line to become the next African country to increase the public demonization of gays.

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South Africa president says he ‘respects’ Uganda’s anti-gay law

| Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Jacob Zuma
CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- The president of South Africa on Tuesday said he respects Uganda’s right to pass anti-gay legislation and that no action will be taken against the country.

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Lively: Gays are ‘using parts of the body in ways they’re not supposed to be used’

MIRANDA BLUE | Right Wing Watch | Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Scott  Lively
Anti-gay crusader and Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Scott Lively was a guest on the "The Alan Colmes Show" Tuesday, where he attempted to explain why “homosexuality is a behavioral disorder on par with alcoholism or eating disorders.”

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Egyptian court sentences men to 3-8 years for homosexuality

| Monday, April 7, 2014
CAIRO -- A judicial official says an Egyptian court has convicted four men of committing homosexual acts and sentenced them to up to eight years in prison.

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Gay Scoutmaster refuses to step down, church stands by his decision

| Monday, April 7, 2014
Geoffrey McGrath
SEATTLE -- The Boy Scouts of America may have revoked his membership, but openly gay Scoutmaster Geoffrey McGrath is continuing his role as a leader with the support of his church.

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Uganda police raid U.S. project known to offer HIV treatments to gays

| Friday, April 4, 2014
Rebecca Vassie, APUganda's President Yoweri Museveni arrives at an anti-gay rally organized by a coalition of Ugandan religious leaders and government officials, at the Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala, Uganda, Monday, March 31, 2014.
KAMPALA, Uganda -- Ugandan police raided the offices of a United States-funded project known to offer AIDS services to gays, a government spokesman said Friday, in what appeared to be the first public action by police to enforce a new law that strengthened criminal penalties against gay sex.

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