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Georgian parliament advances LGBT-inclusive anti-discrimination bill

Saturday, April 26, 2014
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TBILISI -- The Georgian parliament has passed a measure that seeks to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Radical clerics promise more violence at IDAHOT demonstrations in Georgia

Saturday, March 29, 2014
Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there. Photos: Shakh Aivazov, AP
TBILISI, Georgia -- Radical Orthodox Christians and clerics are warning the LGBT community in this eastern European nation that any demonstrations on the upcoming International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) would be met with even harsher retaliation that marred the event one year ago.

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Gay pride rally in Georgia derailed by thousands of anti-gay protesters

Friday, May 17, 2013
Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there. Photos: Shakh Aivazov, AP
TBILISI, Georgia — Thousands of anti-gay protesters, including Orthodox priests, occupied a central street in Georgia's capital Friday, with some threatening to lash with stinging nettles any participant in a gay pride parade which was to take place there.

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