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In conservative Kansas, newly elected gay legislators try to make history

From The Washington Post by Annie Gowen Protesters lined up outside, holding signs of condemnation. One read “God still hates fags.” A businessman warned that Christianity would be abolished in this Kansas City suburb if the city council were to officially protect the gay community from discrimination. Inside, new state Rep.-elect Susan Ruiz waited expectantly, […]

It’s time for a Black Gay Pride fest in Milwaukee

From Shepherd Express by Christopher Walton Indianapolis, Rochester, Fayetteville, Seattle, Portland, Birmingham, St. Louis, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Akron, Lexington, Dallas, Baltimore, Nashville, Gainesville, Jackson, New Orleans, Philadelphia, Houston, Minneapolis, Provincetown, Harlem, Austin, Albany, Memphis, Cincinnati, Little Rock, Chicago, Los Angeles, Richmond, Kansas City, Pittsburgh, Detroit, Charlotte… What do all of these major American cities have […]

10 men arrested for participating in “gay wedding” in Tanzania subjected to anal examinations

From Metro Weekly by John Riley Last week, 10 men in Tanzania who were arrested for allegedly participating in a same-sex wedding ceremony on the island of Zanzibar were subjected to anal examinations to prove their homosexuality, reports The Associated Press. The anal examinations, which purport to discover evidence of homosexual activity, are not based on […]