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Levenstein says anti-gay words in Israel misinterpreted but issues no retraction

Rabbi Yigal Levenstein، the head of a pre-military academy in Eli who made anti-gay comments in a speech two weeks ago، said in a formal letter of clarification to the Defense Ministry that his comments were misinterpreted، as the Jerusalem Post said. 87 more words


Hong Kong equality watchdog makes call for law to protect LGBT

Despite initial fears that Chan would be less of a champion for LGBT rights than his predecessor, the new EOC chairman has spoken out on the need for equality legislation. 28 more words

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The Gay Pastor Who Accused Whole Foods of a Slur Has Apologized

Pastor Jordan Brown has reportedly dropped his lawsuit against Whole Foods .

The openly gay pastor from Texas has apologized to the retailer, and the… 171 more words


Arne Sorenson, CEO Of Marriott International, Says It's NOT OK To Discriminate Against LGBT People

Arne Sorenson, President and CEO at Marriott International Inc, the hotel group which has 4,400 lodging properties in 81 countries and territories, and had reported revenue of over $14 billion in 2015, has said that it’s not OK to discriminate against LGBT people. 791 more words


Disney Will Stop Filming in Georgia if Gov. Signs Religious Liberty Bill

Georgia can expect to see a dearth of superheroes should the state’s governor sign a controversial religious liberty bill into law.

Walt Disney , along with subsidiary Marvel Studios, announced plans on Wednesday to boycott filming future movie projects in the state of Georgia should Governor Nathan Deal sign the bill. 313 more words


California Bill Would Ban Government Travel to States Deemed Anti-Gay

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would ban government-funded travel to states with laws that he says discriminate on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. 165 more words


Indonesia Is Asking Facebook, WhatsApp to Block Gay Emojis

This article is published in partnership with Time.com. The original version can be found here.

By Mark Rivett-Carnac @mrivettcarnac

Indonesian authorities on Thursday said they would ask Facebook and its popular messaging service WhatsApp, to… 221 more words