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Gay legalisation erupts celebration in India

The country’s top court has overturned a 157-year-old law in the country that criminalized gay sex. All five judges on India’s Supreme Court unanimously issued a ruling striking down the law. The ruling marks an historic turning point for gay rights in India–the world’s largest democracy. Speaking to a packed courtroom just after the ruling, India’s Chief […]

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Kenyan Catholic priest arrested for sodomy

A Kenyan police report says a Roman Catholic priest is in custody for allegedly sodomizing a man. Police said Tuesday that villagers in Muranga County in central Kenya had been monitoring the priest whom they suspected of being gay and alerted local authorities when an 18-year-old man went into the priest’s quarters. Police said they […]

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Australian lawmaker proposes to gay partner in parliament speech

Today, an Australian conservative politician proposed to his long-term partner on the floor of parliament, ahead of the passage of a measure for same sex couples to marry. Liberal member of parliament Tim Wilson proposed to his partner Ryan Bolger in the capital of Canberra. In his emotional speech as he proposed, Wilson said, “this debate has been the […]

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Dad kills his 14-yr-old son because he’s gay

A 53-year-old dad Wendell Melton shot and killed his 14-year-old son Giovanni over his  sexual orientation. “Giovanni was abused physically and mentally and spiritually for many, many years,” said Sonja Jones, Giovanni’s former foster mom. Over the phone, Jones spoke of the teen she loved as one of her own. . Jones says she was […]

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