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Gay priest fired by Vatican describes ‘special homophobia’

Sunday, November 8, 2015
Monsignor Krzysztof Charamsa, who came out as gay and was fired by the Vatican just before a meeting of bishops about outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families says that a “special kind of homophobia” exists among priests, because those who are homosexual are forced to hate themselves.
The Polish monsignor says that a "special kind of homophobia" exists among priests, because those who are gay are forced to hate themselves. ...

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Young girl at fair assaulted in vicious gay hate crime

Tuesday, November 3, 2015
Fuengirola fair
The suspect, a 27-year-old man, threw himself at her at the Fuengirola Fair while she was walking hand-in-hand with her girlfriend. ...

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Spain’s conservative ruling party leaders attend gay wedding

Sunday, September 20, 2015
Javier Maroto exchanged vows with Josema Rodriguez late Friday at a ceremony in the northern city of Vitoria attended by Rajoy, secretary-general Maria Dolores Cospedal and other party dignitaries.
Top brass of Spain's conservative Popular Party give tacit approval to a law they once opposed. ...

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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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