“Our country has legalized fornication, male rape, and homosexual acts. We’ve allowed our constitution to become too liberal — is that what we want?”
“We believe — strongly — that there is a global Tea Party Movement. We were the first group to get in and start reporting on things like UKIP and Front National and other center-right [parties],” Steve Bannon said in 2014.
The country is the first former British colony in the Caribbean to strike down its colonial-era sodomy law, and the move could boost LGBT rights throughout the region.
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“The minister threatened to mobilize a mob and a large police group to beat up anyone who shows up for pride tomorrow.”
Several of Uganda’s leading LGBT activists were detained during the raid.
The “transgender community is one of the most marginalized communities in the country because they do not fit into the general categories of gender of ‘male’ or ‘female,’” declares a statement accompanying the legislation.
We surveyed LGBT Americans, in partnership with the polling firm Ipsos, in a first-of-its-kind poll on guns, Islam, and immigration in the aftermath of Orlando.
It originated in English on a fake news website.
The person appointed to this new role will be responsible for monitoring “violence and discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity.”
The pope appeared to defend a liberal cardinal who caused a stir with remarks earlier this year suggesting same-sex relationships have “worth.”
Istanbul’s governor banned all pride activities in the city, but defiant activists still tried to gather in the city. A member of the European Parliament was among those detained.
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Turkish officials had banned the pride march citing security concerns and used tear gas to break it up when activists gathered in violation of the ban.
Police used rubber bullets to disperse the small crowd of activists and press on Sunday.
“We are now so afraid after what happened in Orlando because we can see that it gave courage to the Islamist groups here,” a march organizer said.
“Nothing stops the police from arresting me [now] because I’ve said I was a homosexual,” said Eric Gitari of the National Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission.
A witness said shooter Omar Mateen exchanged messages with him on Jack’d. Mateen on Sunday killed 49 people at an LGBT nightclub.
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The statement is the first time the Security Council has condemned violence on the basis of sexual orientation.