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German gay rights activist attacked in Belgrade

German gay activist attacked in Belgrade

Serbian police say that a german man who was talking part in a gay rights conference in downtown Belgrade was a attacked on Saturday and is suffering life-threatening brain injuries.

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Andrew Cuomo wins NY primary

Andrew Cuomo and Kathy Hochul win NY Democratic Gubernatorial primary

Andrew Cuomo won a decisive victory on Tuesday night in the New York Gubernatorial primary.  However, his closest opposition had a far better showing than expected.

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GOP Senate candidate Monica Wehby comes out for gay marriage

Oregon Republican Monica Wehby gay marriage ad

In a new television commercial, a GOP Senate candidate from Oregon is coming out in favor of same-sex marriage. Dr. Monica Wehby released an ad Tuesday in which stands up for the gay plaintiffs who have sued the state over its gay marriage ban.

You can watch the ad for Monica Wehby’s Senate campaign here:

Wehby debuted the on Politico.com before it hit the airwaves Tuesday.

She told the website,

“My opponent keeps trying to paint me as an extreme right-wing Republican, and that’s actually not who I am,” she said in a phone interview. “I’m a very independent-minded person, like our state. I’ve always felt government should stay out of it. This isn’t a change in thought for me at all.”

The man who appears in the ad with Dr. Wehby is Ben West, a plaintiff in the lawsuit that successfully struck down the Oregon gay marriage ban earlier this year.

Gambia passes anti-gay law

Gambia anti gay law

The National Assembly in Gambia has passed a new law that imposes life imprisonment for some homosexual acts, according to a lawmaker in the African country.

According to the Associated Press,

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NYC St. Patrick’s Day parade gay ban lifted

nyc st. patricks day parade gay ban lifted

The organizers of New york City’s St. Patrick’s Day parade has lifted a ban on gay groups from participating in the annual march.  This brings an end to a controversial policy.  This topic has been highly debated, protested and even been to court.

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