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  1. News - World - GAY RIGHTS

    Italian pasta maker Barilla feels heat from gays over 'family' remark

    Posted Sep 28th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in Rome Pasta maker feels the heat over 'family' remark Gay rights activists in Italy have launched a boycott of the world's leading pasta maker after its ... the fourth-generation Barilla Group business with his two brothers, sparked outrage when he said he would not consider using a gay family to advertise his pasta. "For us the concept of the sacred family ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1319354/italian-pasta-maker-barilla-feels-heat-gays-over-family-remark
  2. News - World - CAMEROON

    Gay rights campaigner tortured and killed in Cameroon

    Posted Jul 18th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse Gay activist tortured to death A gay rights campaigner in Cameroon has been found dead in his home after being tortured. Eric Lembembe's body was discovered ... investigation. Lembembe, who was executive director of the Cameroonian Aids Foundation, was an outspoken advocate of gay rights in a country where homosexuality is punishable by up to five years ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1284841/gay-rights-campaigner-tortured-and-killed-cameroon
  3. News - World - RUSSIA

    No political motive behind podium kiss, says Kseniya Ryzhova

    Posted Aug 20th 2013, 09:13pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Moscow Russian athlete denies podium kiss was meant to back gay rights A Russian athlete denied on Tuesday that she had intended to show her disapproval of her country’s ... been widely condemned abroad, but opinion polls show a vast majority of Russians support it. Despite calls from gay rights groups for a boycott of Russia’s hosting of the next year Winter ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298136/russian-athlete-denies-podium-kiss-was-meant-back-gay-rights
  4. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Gay pride raring to break out in Singapore

    Posted Jul 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... from "sensitive positions" in the civil service and imposed strict censorship on gay-related content in movies and TV shows. While gay rights have grown around the world, the United ... settle one way or the other, and it's really best for us just to leave them be, and just agree to disagree". Gay rights activists say this is unacceptable to a growing number of people ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1274161/gay-pride-raring-break-out-singapore
  5. News - World - UNITED STATES

    Boy Scouts of America votes to end century-old ban on gay scouts

    Posted May 24th 2013, 02:47pm by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Grapevine, Texas Follow @SCMP_News The Boy Scouts of America voted on Thursday to lift a century-old ban on openly gay scouts in a major victory for gay rights activists, ... lobbying by gay rights activists and members of conservative organisations, many of them church groups that have traditionally formed the backbone of one of the nation’s largest youth ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1244998/boy-scouts-america-votes-end-century-old-ban-gay-scouts
  6. News - Asia - NEW ZEALAND

    New Zealand votes to legalise same-sex marriage

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 07:37pm by AFP

    ... everywhere,” LegaliseLove Wellington co-ordinator Joseph Habgood said ahead of the vote. The change makes New Zealand the 13th nation globally to allow gay marriage, according to Human Rights Watch ... part of his second-term agenda. With Britain and France both appearing set to adopt same-sex marriage soon, Wall said a “global conversation” on gay rights was occurring, which should prompt ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1216826/new-zealand-votes-legalise-same-sex-marriage
  7. News - China

    Changsha gay parade inspires war veteran to appeal 1969 male rape conviction

    Posted May 28th 2013, 10:09am by Amy Li

    ... Inspired by gay rights activists, a war veteran from Hunan has said he wants to clear his name more than 40 years after he was convicted of raping 11 men, a crime he said he did ... media attention had given the retiree pause.  After reading news about the recent gay rights parade in Changsha , Li talked to activists and has decided to appeal his conviction.  Li served two ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1248001/changsha-gay-parade-inspires-war-veteran-appeal-1969-male-rape-conviction
  8. News - World - RUSSIA

    US journalist pulled off Russian TV after pro-gay rant

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... in the colours of the gay-rights movement for an appearance on the RT channel, where he condemned the "horrific environment of homophobia in Russia". He was speaking by video-link from ... gay rights. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1298756/us-journalist-pulled-russian-tv-rant
  9. News - China - GAY RIGHTS

    Gays criticise state media coverage of Icelandic leader's visit

    Posted Apr 17th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau

    ... Mimi Lau in Guangzhou mimi.lau@scmp.com No mention of Johanna Sigurdardottir's lesbian wife Jonina Leosdottir in CCTV prime-time slot Gays criticise coverage of Icelandic leader's visit The gay and lesbian community slammed state broadcaster CCTV for not mentioning the wife of Iceland's openly gay prime minister in prime-time coverage of her state visit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1216318/gays-criticise-state-media-coverage-icelandic-leaders-visit
  10. News - Asia - SINGAPORE

    Court ruling deals blow to gay rights in Singapore

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 05:22pm by AFP

    ... and transgender people. Increasing numbers of Singaporeans have been coming out in support of gay rights. In last year, organisers said some 15,000 people attended an annual event called Pink Dot which ... Agence France-Presse in Singapore Rights activists reacted with indignation on Wednesday after Singapore’s High Court rejected a petition to repeal an archaic law criminalising sex between ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1211558/court-ruling-deals-blow-gay-rights-singapore

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