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LGBT Rights

LGBT rights are human rights and civil rights, although legal protections and laws affecting LGBT people vary greatly by country or territory. LGBT rights laws include, but are not limited to, the following: government recognition of same-sex relationships (such as via same-sex marriage or civil unions), LGBT adoption, recognition of LGBT parenting, anti-bullying legislation and student non-discrimination laws to protect LGBT children and/or students, immigration equality laws, anti-discrimination laws for employment and housing, hate crime laws providing enhanced criminal penalties for prejudice-motivated violence against LGBT people, equal age of consent laws, and laws related to sexual orientation and military service.

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Nepal’s sexual minorities parade to demand rights

Sunday, August 30, 2015
About 500 paraders participated the annual rally in downtown Kathmandu.
"Our main demand is that the rights of the sexual minorities should be guaranteed in the new constitution," said Pinky Gurung of the Blue Diamond Society ...

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Senegal activist: Release 7 men convicted of ‘gay acts’

Friday, August 28, 2015
Djamil Bangoura, president of gay rights group Prudence.
Djamil Bangoura, president of gay rights group Prudence, said Friday that Senegal must stop condemning people who are different. ...

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Ted Cruz and Ellen Page fight over gay rights

Friday, August 21, 2015
Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, helps cook pork at the Iowa State Fair, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa.
The senator and Juno actress had a spirited argument at today's Iowa State Fair. ...

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Catholic parish disinvites gay groups during Pope’s visit

Friday, August 21, 2015
Pope Francis
"“It’s not about the individuals." ...

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Pelosi addresses LGBT protections at Amazon

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Nancy Pelosi
Pelosi visited the Amazon campus to discuss protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people. ...

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Linda Harvey: Gays are leading America to “a very dark and black place”

Monday, August 17, 2015
Linda Harvey
"They’re parading down our streets... and you can see what they’re parading -- it’s horrendous." ...

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Hidden cam catches straight couple sticking up for gay parents

Friday, August 14, 2015
A scene from ABC's What Would You Do?
What if you witnessed a pregnant woman harassed for giving her baby to a gay couple? ...

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Richard Blanco reads at US Embassy

Friday, August 14, 2015
Cuban-American poet Richard Blanco
""It was the easiest poem and the hardest poem to write." ...

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Staver: Gay juvenile offenders were sexually abused

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Mat Staver
He thinks the gay young people in Kentucky's juvenile justice system just need to hear the gospel. ...

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Pope advised to condemn marriage equality

Thursday, August 13, 2015
Pope Francis
Half a million Catholics have signed a petition asking Pope Francis to call same-sex marriage "unnatural." ...

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