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London ban on anti-gay bus ad put in doubt by court of appeal ruling

| Monday, January 27, 2014
Competing ads: Stonewall UK's message (top) that "some people are gay;" Core Issues Trust's ad (below) that some people are "ex-gay" and proud.
LONDON -- A ban on a Christian charity's bus advertisements suggesting that gay people can “cured” was put in doubt on Monday by a court of appeal judgment.

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Christian group files suit seeking removal of pro-gay ads from London buses

| Thursday, October 17, 2013
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LONDON -- An anti-gay Christian group which advocates for gay-to-straight conversion therapy has lodged a legal challenge against a London transportation company for displaying advertisements that read "Some People Are Gay, Get Over It!"

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LGBT advocates disagree over Queen’s support of gay rights

| Monday, March 11, 2013
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LONDON -- Debate is raging between LGBT advocates over whether Queen Elizabeth II supports gay rights following a ceremony Monday in which the 86-year-old monarch signed a charter which calls for an end to discrimination across the 54 Commonwealth nations.

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Gay rights group says O’Brien should apologize for ‘vicious, cruel language’ about gays

| Monday, March 4, 2013
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LONDON — Britain's leading gay-rights group said Monday that Cardinal Keith O'Brien, who stepped down from church leadership after admitting sexual misconduct, should apologize to gay people for his years of "vicious and cruel language" about them.

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British lawmkers vote in favor of marriage equality bill

| Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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LONDON -- British lawmakers on Tuesday voted overwhelmingly in favor of a bill to legalize same-sex marriage championed by Prime Minister David Cameron, despite stronger-than-expected opposition from within his Conservative Party.

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Majority of gay youth in Britain say they’re victims of homophobic bullying

| Thursday, July 5, 2012
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LONDON -- New research by the University of Cambridge for British gay rights charity Stonewall UK's School Report 2012 found that 55 percent of lesbian, gay and bisexual pupils in Britain’s secondary schools experience homophobic bullying.

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UK polling research shows elderly LGBTQ persons end up living alone

| Tuesday, September 13, 2011
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A groundbreaking research poll commissioned by the LGBTQ charity and advocacy group Stonewall UK, showed that lesbian, gay and bisexual persons in Britain are far more likely to end up living alone and have less contact with family in later life than heterosexual people.

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