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Defending the 'freedom' to fire gay people for being gay

Move aside, Alabama, it seems that you’ve got company.

Out in Kansas, Gov. Sam Brownback turned back time Tuesday by rescinding a longstanding policy that barred state government from discriminating against or harassing gay, lesbian and transgender employees. 496 more words

Korea University’s student council bans anti-gay discrimination

South Korea: Korea University’s student council has revised its rules to ban discrimination based on a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.

The move Oct 22 came as a response to a series of homophobic incidents such as when this year, a school club welcoming new students who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender had its poster torn up, according to koreaherald.com. 417 more words

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Ted Cruz Criticizes Houston Over Sermon Subpoenas

HOUSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz told congregants of his home church Thursday that the city of Houston abused power by subpoenaing sermons and other documents from pastors who publicly opposed a local ordinance banning discrimination against gay and transgender residents. 566 more words


Two gay Syrian refugees get sanctuary in Canada

Canada: A gay Syrian couple seeking refuge from discrimination and war in their hometown are now able to live in Canada after local sponsors and supporters intervened on their behalf… 341 more words


Jordanian society anti-gay despite decriminalizing same-sex relations

Amman: Although Jordan is one of the few Arab states to have decriminalized same-sex relations, anti-gay discrimination and harassment remain common in the conservative desert kingdom. 427 more words


Raising awareness of sexual diversity main aim of Viet Pride 2014

Vietnam: A series of events dedicated to the local LGBT community and to help raise awareness of sexual diversity is scheduled to take place in August. 416 more words

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