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LGBT Rights Wrap: Simpsons Creator Helps Save a Gay Bull and More!  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
This week has been a diverse one in terms of LGBT rights, with plenty of positives but a particular worrying story out of Uganda. Here’s what you need to know about the LGBT-interest stories that have developed over the past seven days. Simpsons Co-Creator Saves Benji the ‘Gay’ Bull Last week, we brought you news of […] ...
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Posted:  11/22 11:00pm
Gambia is Waging a New War on Gay People  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Concern about the human rights situation in Gambia is growing after a top human rights group said it has received reports of people being hounded by Gambia’s government, imprisoned, abused and made to implicate other LGBT people. Amnesty International has warned that since November 7, Gambia’s National Intelligence Agency has begun a crackdown on suspected […] ...
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Posted:  11/21 9:30pm
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Posted:  11/21 8:45am
What You Need to Know About the Latest ‘Gay Gene’ Study  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Scientists, in the largest ever study of its kind, believe they have identified two separate regions in our genes that may be responsible for male homosexuality. Here’s what you need to know about this very important piece of research. 1. What did the research involve? J. Michael Bailey, a psychologist at Northwestern University in Evanston, […] ...
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Posted:  11/20 8:00pm
Email from a gay guy who's tried to be straight  »  Things I can't tell boyfriend number 1
A few weeks ago, a reader sent me the following email:Dear GB,I have read your blog for a while now, and I've learned a lot from your experiences and advice. But now I am in a position where I don't find any parallel in your stories.I am 26, and I came out to my parents at 18. At that time it was very difficult for me, and I ended up promising them I wouldn't have a gay relationship until I leave the country, so that no one could find out. Therefore, I began a straight relationship that lasted 7 years ...
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Posted:  11/20 3:30pm
5 Ways to Honor This Year’s Transgender Day of Remembrance  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Thursday is International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a day when we recognize the hardships that many trans people face across the world, and honor those who have died as a result of anti-trans hate crimes and violence. But how can we help? Here are five actions you can take to help in the fight for […] ...
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Posted:  11/19 11:00pm
Could a $1 Shot Empower Women in Some of the World’s Poorest Countries?  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A low-cost contraceptive shot is making headlines because it has the potential to help empower women in some of the world’s poorest countries and help them take control of their sexual health. The shot comes as part of an agreement signed this month between drug company Pfizer, the Gates Foundation, and the Children’s Investment Fund […] ...
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Posted:  11/19 7:00pm
This is Big: The UN Has Signaled that Gay Cure Therapy Might Be Torture  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
A UN panel last week questioned the United States about why in 48 states it still allows some form of gay conversion or “cure” therapy to take place. The group in question, a three member panel of the United Nations Committee Against Torture (CAT), asked as part of its assessment of the U.S. human rights […] ...
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Posted:  11/18 11:00pm
Is Disney Making a Gay Prince Story? No, But It Should!  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Last week a story circulated that Disney was about to commence work on a new film about two princes who meet and fall in love. There’s just one problem, though: the story was a fake. Entertainment site Amplifying Glass is the culprit for this “news.” The site, which carries a disclaimer saying that its stories […] ...
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Posted:  11/18 6:00pm
I’m a Gay Man and a Feminist and Maybe I Need to Say That More  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
Rose McGowan, an actor perhaps most famous for her role in the TV series Charmed, made headlines recently after she voiced her opinion that she believes the gay community has failed to speak out and support women’s rights. Talking to “American Psycho” author Bret Easton Ellis on his weekly podcast, McGowan made several comments about […] ...
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Posted:  11/17 5:00pm
Why We Must Reject Discrimination Bills That Don’t Protect Trans People  »  Gay Rights - Do You Care2?
One Republican legislator in Michigan has introduced a bill that would make discrimination against gay people unlawful in the state. Despite this being a welcome step, LGBT rights groups say this legislation should be opposed. State Representative Frank Foster is championing a bill in the Michigan House that would add sexual orientation protections to Michigan’s Civil […] ...
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Posted:  11/17 11:00pm