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Advocates stage kiss-in at Madrid Burger King after gay couple kicked-out

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
Gay rights advocates stage a kiss-in at a Burger King restaurant in Madrid.
Gay rights advocates staged a kiss-in at a Madrid Burger King where a same-sex couple was previously kicked out for kissing. ...

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Miss Spain becomes first openly lesbian national beauty queen

Monday, August 25, 2014
Patricia Yurena
Miss Spain has revealed she is in a lesbian relationship, becoming the first openly gay national beauty queen. Patricia Yurena, 24, revealed in an Instagram photo that she is in a relationship with singer Vanesa Cortes. The image was captioned ...

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Lawmaker blames Spain’s trillion dollar debt on ‘subsidies to homosexuals’

Friday, August 22, 2014
Luz Elena Sanín
A Spanish lawmaker is facing calls to resign after blaming Spain's $1 trillion deficit on "subsidies offered to homosexuals" by the previous socialist government. The Local reports that Popular Party senator Luz Elena Sanín told journalists that Spain’s ruling conservative ...

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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 ...

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Pride around the world: Scenes from the International Carnaval of Maspalomas

Sunday, May 25, 2014
Scenes from LGBT Pride at the International Carnaval of Maspalomas on the Spanish Canary island of Gran Canaria on Saturday, May 24, 2014. ...

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Newly selected Catholic cardinal calls homosexuality a bodily ‘defect’

Monday, January 20, 2014
Most Rev. Fernando Sebastian Aguilar
MADRID -- Spain's newly chosen Catholic cardinal has described homosexuality as a "defect" within ones body, akin to high blood pressure, that can be corrected with treatment. ...

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Spain official: Same-sex marriage jeopardizes ‘the survival of the species’

Monday, March 4, 2013
Jorge Fernandez Diaz
MADRID, Spain -- Spain's interior minister on Sunday waded into the ongoing debate over same-sex marriage, declaring that "the survival of the species" was at stake. Jorge Fernandez Diaz argued during a symposium on religion and state at the Spanish ...

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Spain’s Constitutional Court upholds same-sex marriage law

Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Spain’s highest court on Tuesday upheld the legality of the country’s same-sex marriage law, rejecting an appeal contending that marriage in the Spanish constitution means only the union of a man and woman. ...

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Round-up: Military benefits, Maryland opponents in debt, Spain ‘redefines’

Monday, July 2, 2012
A proposed new law would let the Army recognize the spouses of service-members for the first time ever. Anti-gay activists in Maryland collect enough signatures to force a referendum, but now they're tens of thousands of dollars in debt. And ...

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‘Gay’ penguin couple delighted over opportunity to be parents

Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Inca sitting on his egg while Rayas keeps watch.
MADRID -- A same-sex aquatic bird couple in Spain has been allowed to adopt an egg to nurture. Inca and Rayas, a pair of Gentoo penguins at Madrid's Faunia Park Zoo, are delighted to finally have been given the chance ...

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