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Peru rejects civil unions bill after Catholic bishop calls gay lawmaker a ‘faggot’

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Monsignor Luis Bambarén
Lawmaker Carlos Bruce said he was disappointed a representative of the Catholic Church, "apparently lacking arguments, now resorts to insults.” [...]

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Season of Pride: LGBT people, allies celebrate Pride around the world

Sunday, June 29, 2014
Participants celebrate LGBT Pride in London on Saturday, June 28, 2014.
For gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies, June is a month of pride and celebration. Around the globe, LGBT Pride Month has been marked with parades and marches, festivals and dances, and in some cases, protests and counter-protests. In the United States, much of the celebrations have [...]

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Report: 17 gays killed in Peru since 2012, no action being taken

Friday, May 16, 2014
LIMA, Peru -- A Peruvian gay rights group says at least 17 gays have been killed in the Andean nation since 2012 because of their sexual orientation. [...]

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Peru gay teen murdered, dismembered, burned in brutal hate crime

Friday, December 6, 2013
LIMA, Peru -- A 19-year-old gay was tortured and brutally murdered in Peru, according to local reports that surfaced earlier this week. [...]

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Catholic Church, conservative politicians attack Peru’s same-sex civil union bill

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
Juan Luis Cipriani
LIMA, Peru -- The Catholic Church and leading conservative politicians have lunched an attack on a Peru lawmaker and his draft bill to legalize same-sex civil unions, calling it an attempt to “justify his [sexual] orientation.” [...]

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Peru lawmaker proposes bill to legalize same-sex civil unions

Friday, September 13, 2013
Parliament building in Lima, Peru.
LIMA, Peru -- A Peruvian lawmaker is proposing a bill that would legalize civil unions for gay and lesbian couples. [...]

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Peruvian father accused of setting son on fire because he is gay, HIV+

Thursday, April 18, 2013
Robertovia: La Región
A Peruvian father faces allegations of setting his 22-year-old son on fire after learning he is gay and HIV positive. [...]

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Beware! Peruvian mayor warns tap water causes homosexuality

Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Mayor of a small town on Peru’s coast is blaming the presence of the metal strontium in its water as the basis for increased homosexuality in his town. [...]

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