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royal wedding bishop

The bishop who stole the show at Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s royal wedding, Michael Curry, has smacked down an anti-LGBTIQ bishop who refuses to allow same-sex couples to wed. Curry, the presiding Bishop of the US Episcopal Church, has placed a partial ban on New York Bishop William Love, who sent out a pastoral …

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Netflix has pulled production of an upcoming drama series from North Carolina over anti-gay legislation on the US state’s books, the show’s creator has said. Instead, the streaming service is expected to take the North Carolina-set drama OBX to neighbouring South Carolina instead, local media reported. OBX creator Jonas Pate, who grew up in North …

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seth owen

A gay teenager whose parents forced him out of the family home will be able to attend university on a scholarship after a teacher crowdfunded more than $128,000. Seth Owen (pictured) will be able to achieve his “life goal” of attending Georgetown University, thanks to his former biology teacher Jane Martin and the generosity more …

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Samuel Woodward Blaze Bernstein

An alleged neo-Nazi already accused of murdering California teenager Blaze Bernstein is facing an additional hate crime charge for killing Bernstein because he was gay. Samuel Woodward, who according to a report from ProPublica was a member of neo-Nazi hate group Atomwaffen Division, was charged with first-degree murder over the stabbing death of 19-year-old Bernstein …

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Sara Cunningham has gone viral for a Facebook post about same-sex weddings

A woman from Oklahoma has gone viral on Facebook after offering to be a substitute mum to any couples whose own parents won’t attend their same-sex weddings. Sara Cunningham, who is an ordained minister and works for an architecture firm, wrote on Facebook last week, “If you need a mom to attend your same-sex wedding …

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Mississippi pride

Thousands of people have marched in the first-ever gay pride parade in the Mississippi city of Starkville after local officials initially tried to block it. Despite widespread support, including from the city’s mayor Lynn Spruill, the Starkville Board of Aldermen voted 4-3 last month to deny parade organisers a permit to host the event. But …

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Violent deaths of LGBTI people in Brazil are at an all-time high, according to an LGBTI watchdog in the country. According to a report by LGBTI group Grupo Gay de Bahia, there were 387 murders and 58 suicides of LGBTI people in 2017. The figure is a 30 percent increase on the reported 327 deaths …

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