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Russia expels gay American pastor, an epidemic of anti-LGBT violence in Brazil, and more in the global LGBT recap [inc Cayman Islands]

Alturi profiles human rights activist Neela Ghoshal, senior researcher for the LGBT rights program at Human Rights Watch. Human Rights Watch called on US President Barack Obama to address anti-LGBT discrimination along with laws curtailing free speech and peaceful assembly…

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Gay political power reaching record as US attitudes shift

From Newsmax When gay Americans notched some of their biggest political victories in the last year for same-sex marriage and military service, opponents were already preparing an intense battle to roll back the new rights. That onslaught, in state legislatures…

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Voters roundly reject same-sex marriage

By Simon Jones From The Royal Gazette Bermudians overwhelmingly rejected same-sex marriages and civil unions by a greater than two-to-one margin in the referendum yesterday. However, the total number of votes cast was 20,804, or 46.89 per cent of the electorate,…

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Senior bishop calls for change in Church of England attitudes to gay people

From Dr Leonardo J Raznovich I thought that you would be interested in this news <>  it strongly and directly supports Bishop Wilson’s presentation at the QP7 conference last weekend. Particularly relevant is that this statement is made by the Bishop…

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The Editor speaks: I hate to write this…. where is LOVE?

Over the past five years of writing Editorials there are only a few I have thought twice about before putting pen to paper … or pressing the keys of the computer keyboard. This is one, and to use the words…

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Cayman Islands pastors oppose LGBT event/Bishop Alan Wilson to speak

We, the pastors of the Cayman Ministers Association, have been constrained by recent developments to use this medium to publicly express our grave concern over a planned two-day conference on June 11 and 12 by an entity called “Queering Paradigms”…

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Presidential Proclamation — LGBT Pride Month, 2016

LESBIAN, GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER PRIDE MONTH, 2016 BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA A PROCLAMATION Since our founding, America has advanced on an unending path toward becoming a more perfect Union. This journey, led by forward-thinking…

Do [US] taxpayer dollars fund religious freedom – or discrimination?

 By Katherine Gypson From Voice of America CAPITOL HILL— A prayer opens every day of business on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. A military chaplain buys religious vestments from a federal contractor. A religious charity sets up a soup kitchen…

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Jamaica’s Christian conservatives point fingers over comprehensive sex education

By Emma Lewis, Global Voices  From Caribbean News Now KINGSTON, Jamaica — There are two topics that really get Jamaicans hot under the collar: sexuality and religion. When the two are combined, fireworks are the likely result. The debate between…

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Leo Raznovich: Human Rights violation in Cayman Islands

Human Rights violation in Cayman Islands: UK Government appears to be covering up in London Press statement From Leo Raznovich 1) Minister for Africa, Overseas Territories and Africa, James Duddridge, misled the UK Parliament about LGBT situation in the Cayman Islands….