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Italy’s Gay Rights Showdown with the Vatican
The Daily Beast
January 25, 2016

Italy’s parliament is set to decide whether to join the rest of Europe in recognizing same-sex unions or stay on the side of the Catholic Church.

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Why Doesn't Silicon Valley Hire Black Coders?
Bloomberg News
January 21, 2016

Howard University fights to join the tech boom

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'Carol' Sweeps Gay Critics' Dorian Awards
Advocate.com
January 20, 2016

The Gay and Lesbian Entertainment Critics Association showered the Todd Haynes film with accolades and also honored unsung LGBT favorites like Tangerine and HBO's Looking.

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Britain's Most Gay-Friendly Employer Might Surprise You
Huffington Post
January 20, 2016

LONDON (Reuters) - Just over 25 years since Britain's powerful domestic spy agency dropped a ban on hiring homosexuals, MI5 was hailed on Tuesday as the country's most gay-friendly employer.

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Naz & Maalik: Black, Gay, Muslim, And In Love
Huffington Post
January 20, 2016

if you're gay and not Caucasian, you have had a harder time finding yourself on the big screen. But what if you are a gay, black, Muslim teenager residing in Brooklyn and are in love with another gay, black, Muslim teen -- where will you get media support?

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Taiwan’s new president is a female academic who loves cats and supports gay rights
Quartz
January 19, 2016

Taiwanese citizens appear to have elected Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-Wen to be the island’s next president by a decisive margin.

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See Moving Portraits of Same-Sex Couples Both Real and Imaginary
NY Mag
January 14, 2016

In 2013, hundreds of thousands of French citizens marched through the streets of Paris to protest a new law legalizing same-sex marriage. It was a shocking — and heartbreaking — spectacle for many lesbian, gay, and bisexual French people, including artist Olivier Ciappa.

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Britain’s Parliament might be the most LGBT in the world
The Washington Post
January 14, 2016

"New year, new start!" is how a blog post published Wednesday by David Mundell, a senior British politician, begins. And as Mundell goes on to explain, it really is a new start. "I have already set out my political priorities for the year and now I am setting out my personal one," he writes.

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'Butch Chicana Lesbian Feminist Outlaw'
Advocate.com
January 14, 2016

Before she died, Cordova donated $2 million to the Astraea Lesbian Foundation. Learn more about Women at The Advocate magazine.

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Jeanne Cordova, Lesbian Activist And Author, Dies At 67
Curve
January 14, 2016

The activist, author, and pioneer dedicated her life to gay and lesbian rights.

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