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Thomas DiNapoli

N.Y. pushes Sochi Games advertisers to speak out in support of LGBT rights

Thursday, December 5, 2013
ALBANY, N.Y. -- New York state Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli and New York City Comptroller John Liu are pressuring Olympic advertisers to speak out against Russia's restrictions on gay and transgender rights before the Sochi Winter Games begin in February. [ Read more → ]
via: HaaretzIdan Frumin (right) was granted a visa by the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv after his spouse Elad Ben Yosef got a job in the U.S.

U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv issues first visas to married, same-sex couples

Sunday, August 11, 2013
TEL AVIV, Israel -- The U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv on Thursday issued the first derivative visas to same-sex spouses. [ Read more → ]
Mariela Castro

Organizer: Castro’s daughter denied visa to attend gay rights conference

Thursday, April 25, 2013
PHILADELPHIA — The daughter of Cuba President Raul Castro cannot visit Philadelphia to receive an award for her gay rights activism because the State Department has denied her permission to travel there, officials said Thursday. [ Read more → ]
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