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More than “the icing on the cake”: navigating between gay equality and the alienation of labour

A baker in Northern Ireland has contravened equality law by refusing to ice a cake with the words: “support gay marriage”. In Colorado, by contrast, a bakery that refused, on conscience grounds, to ice an anti-gay message, including the words “homosexuality is a detestable sin” was held… 1,566 more words

4 Million Gay Men are Beaten Every Year

It is a known fact that 1/3 of all countries in the world still view
homosexuality as a crime, and in seven countries it is punishable by death. 111 more words

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The Impact of Homophobia and Transphobia on LGBT Young People in Asia and the Pacific

Each year on May 17 people across the globe join together to commemorate International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT). The Day draws attention of policymakers, opinion leaders, the public and the media to the stigma and discrimination experienced by LGBTI people around the world.  61 more words

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Investigation by Transportation, Commerce Departments into Reported Discrimination by Middle Eastern

U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), Cory A. Booker (D-N.J.), Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii), and Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.) sent a letter to Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Anthony Foxx and Department of Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker urging them to launch an investigation into reports that several Middle Eastern airline carriers are discriminating against passengers based on their country of origin or sexual orientation. 33 more words

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The Inequality of India's Queer Spaces

In India, homosexuality isn’t a foreign concept—it’s been referenced in ancient religious texts and decades-old literature. Still, it was re-criminalized last year: The Indian Indian Supreme Court reversed a 2009 lower court verdict, which had declared a roughly 150-year-old British law banning gay sex unconstitutional. 29 more words

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Altoona, Pennsylvania

Due to life, I haven’t written in quite some time. And I’m not sure when I’ll write again, but I noticed something tonight I wanted to let you know about. 387 more words

Anti-Gay Discrimination

Laws discriminating against LGBT people around the world

From imprisonment and hard labour to the death penalty, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people suffer from discriminatory laws in many parts of the world. 42 more words

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