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Gay parade held in Mexico


June 4th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, June 4 (IANS/EFE) Thousands of people and about 30 floats took part in Mexico's 34th Gay Pride Parade in the capital, where a concert marked the end of ... Read more...

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Russian gay rights activist fined under new law


May 5th, 2012 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Russian gay rights activist has become the first person to be fined under a new law banning homosexual propaganda in St. Petersburg.Nikolai Alexeyev, ... Read more...

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Gay parade banned in capital of Belarus


October 18th, 2011 - 12:09 pm ICT by IANS
Minsk, Oct 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The administration of the Belarusian capital has prohibited holding a gay parade in Minsk, scheduled for October 22."The municipal executive committee of Minsk banned a ... Read more...

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Gay men in Britain may now donate blood


September 8th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 8 (IANS) Homosexual men across Britain will now be able to donate blood as government restrictions are likely to be lifted, a media report said Thursday.A lifetime ban ... Read more...

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Public display of affection at Berlin gay parade


June 25th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 25 (IANS) Decked in colourful costumes, vibrant masks, holding hands, hugging and kissing each other, members of the gay community along with thousands of other people marched in ... Read more...

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Rainbow hues in Berlin ahead of gay parade


June 24th, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Berlin, June 24 (IANS) Discounted flight tickets, special shopping vouchers, rebates in hotels, free drinks and parties -- the stage is set to welcome more than half a million people ... Read more...

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Amnesty International urges Russia to permit gay parade


May 19th, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 19 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Amnesty International is urging authorities in Moscow to reverse their decision to ban a gay parade.Moscow's city government in mid-May officially rejected an application to ... Read more...

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Moscow bans gay parade


May 18th, 2011 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Moscow's city government has officially rejected an application to hold a gay pride parade, the mayor's office said."Moscow's authorities have prohibited the gay pride parade ... Read more...

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Transgenders hold pride march in New Delhi


November 28th, 2010 - 10:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.28 (ANI): Lesbian, Gay, Bisexuals and Transgenders (LGBT) participated in the third pride march here on Sunday.They said the Delhi High Court decision to decriminalise homosexuality by redefining Section-377 of ... Read more...

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Delhi draped in rainbow colours as gay walk for pride


November 28th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Wearing their sexuality on their sleeves, lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transgenders (LGBT) brandished rainbow-coloured flags, held banners and swayed to drum beats with pride at the third ... Read more...

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Delhi gay parade to be about celebration, awareness


November 22nd, 2010 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) It will be a riot of colours and celebration at the third edition of the Delhi gay parade to be held Sunday. But the event will also ... Read more...

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Delhi to host gay parade this month


November 8th, 2010 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) Delhi is all set to host the third edition of the Gay Pride parade Nov 28, an organiser said Monday.A celebration by gays, lesbians, bisexuals and transgenders, ... Read more...

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Moscow forbids gay pride parade


January 26th, 2010 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 26 (DPA) A planned gay rights parade will not be able to take place in Moscow after a ruling by its mayor, Yuri Lushkov, the Itar Tass news agency reported ... Read more...

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Rapper Asher Roth All Set To Appear On E! News To Admit He Is Gay


December 21st, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Dec.21, (THAINDIAN NEWS) American rapper Asher Roth is creating a buzz lately as sources are claiming that the young musical artist has openly accepted that he is 'gay'. Moreover, the ... Read more...

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Serbia’s gay parade cancelled after threats


September 19th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Belgrade, Sep 19 (DPA) Serbian authorities effectively banned the gay pride parade in Belgrade, gay right activists claimed Saturday following the threats of violence from extreme nationalist groups. The organisers of the parade, ... Read more...

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We are no longer criminals, say capital’s eunuchs


July 5th, 2009 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Shweta Srinivasan New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) "We are not criminals, never were," a member of the capital's abused and suppressed transgender community said as the group erupted in joy after hearing ... Read more...

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With arts and films, Delhi’s gay celebrate Nigah Queer Fest


August 10th, 2008 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) With roses in their hands and banners voicing their angst against the law which makes homosexuality a crime in India, Delhi's gay community will celebrate the 16th ... Read more...

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Gay ‘Indian prince’ charms Sweden - and vice versa!


August 3rd, 2008 - 12:46 pm ICT by IANS
By Alfred de Tavares Stockholm, Aug 3 (IANS) He has become Sweden's charming "Indian prince" in just a few days. And erstwhile royal Manvendra Singh Gohil, who is unabashedly gay, returns the compliment, ... Read more...

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US-based Sonali Gulati is gay activist, filmmaker and more


July 5th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Azera Rahman New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Petite and with close-cropped hair, Sonali Gulati's quiet demeanour hardly reflects her fiery self. One of the organisers of Delhi's first gay parade, the passionate ... Read more...

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After Delhi gay parade, Deepa Mehta recalls ‘Fire’ (Lead)


June 30th, 2008 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, June 30 (IANS) "I wish, I could be there," was Canada-based Indian filmmaker Deepa Mehta's reaction when she learnt about the Indian capital's first gay parade. And Mehta ... Read more...

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A tale of loss and love from Delhi’s gay parade


June 30th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Against a gathering storm, milling clouds and stray leaves strewn around by the wind, a lonesome figure - a frail young man of 32 with ... Read more...

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Military too joins Toronto’s million-strong gay parade


June 30th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 30 (IANS) Toronto's world-famous Gay Pride parade broke yet another ground when gay Canadian military personnel joined the annual festivities here for the first time. About one-and-a-half dozen gay military ... Read more...

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India readies for largest gay parade Sunday


June 27th, 2008 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) In a country where homosexuality is illegal, activists and supporters of gay rights will take to the streets in three Indian cities of Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata ... Read more...

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Straights to also join capital’s first gay parade Sunday (Lead)


June 23rd, 2008 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) Celebrating their pride in their sexuality, gays in the national capital will, for the first time, march through the heart of the city Sunday to proclaim they ... Read more...

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