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Gay Iraqi Youth Are Being Bludgeoned To Death

Killings Strike Fear Among Iraqi Gay and Emo Youths Adam Ferguson The New York Times Published: March 11, 2012 BAGHDAD — A recent spate of killings and intimidation aimed at gay Iraqis and teenagers who dress in brash Western fashions … Continue reading

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David Kato, Queer Ugandan, Remembered After Murder

Many Ugandans have told me that gay people, historically, had been tolerated in their villages. Perhaps they were looked at a little differently, but they were not viewed as a threat. But now, that had changed. Continue reading

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Photos & Video of Javapalooza Teach-In, Middletown, CT, January 30, 2011

Photos and Video of the Queer Liberation Front Javapalooza Teach-In, Middletown, CT, January 30, 2011. Continue reading

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Members of QLF Organized Protest & Teach-In, Sunday Jan 30th

Coverage of the teach-in by the Wesleyan Argus: “The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) activist organization Queer Liberation Front and their supporters marched down Main Street to Javapalooza this Sunday to protest the alleged Dec. 18 assault of an … Continue reading

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Javapalooza Teach-In Media Coverage

Several members of the group carried signs reading “Homophobia Kills,” and “I’m Sorry Just Doesn’t Cut It,” among other slogans along with rainbow flags and walked in a peaceful picket in front of Javapalooza.

“The apology was worth a lot,” Queer Liberation spokesperson Aaron McAuliffe said. “But it wasn’t enough. We hear apologies all the time. We wanted Mr. Dinerman to make amends in a more substantial way.”

“We brought our business here today,” McAuliffe said. “But we can use our organization skills to shut this place down if the owner does not meet our demands.” Continue reading

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Persecution of Gays And Lesbians In Uganda

Despite reports that homosexuality could be punishable by death in Uganda as early as May and amidst widespread reports of violence, the British Home Office is still trying to remove lesbian and gay Ugandans on the presumption they will not be persecuted. Continue reading

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Gays Are The Most Targeted Group By Hate Crimes

The religious anti-gay right has been knocked back on its heels by gay rights advances. But its hardest core angrily presses on. December 31, 2010 Alternet Four teenagers commit suicide in a three-week span after being bullied, taunted or outed … Continue reading

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C Street Sponsors David Bahati Sponsor Of ‘Kill The Gays Bill’ In Uganda

David Bahati, the Ugandan parliament member who authored the bill that calls for the execution of gay people, told Rachel Maddow that he intends to protect children from being recruited into homosexuality, but he could not produce any facts. Bahati, … Continue reading

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“Curing” Lesbianism In South Africa With Corrective Rape Is A Hate Crime!

“Corrective Rape” is a term used to describe when a male rapes a lesbian with the aim of ‘turning’ her heterosexual! This heinous crime is prolific in South Africa, especially in the “townships”. Most of the victims are tortured, grievously … Continue reading

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