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'Lion King' Animator Pays Tribute to Cecil

By EDGE | Aug 4
Cecil, the lion killed in Zimbabwe last month, is getting a tribute fit for a king.

Jewish LGBTQ and Ally Visionaries to Gather Next Week in Austria

By EDGE | Aug 4
Riding a wave of popular support for LGBTQ human rights worldwide, and in the shadow of the murder of Jerusalem Pride Parade marcher Shira Benki, more than 60 international Jewish LGBTQA community builders and activists will meet in Salzburg, Austria

ISIS Accuses Another Man of Being Gay, Throws Him Off Building

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 4
Islamic State militants have killed another man accused of being gay by throwing him off the top of a building in northern Iraq.

House GOP Says it Has the Votes to Disapprove of Iran Deal

By Deb Riechmann | Aug 3
House Republicans said Monday that they have the GOP votes to disapprove of the Iran nuclear deal as Democrats stepped up their support of the agreement the Obama administration and other world powers negotiated with Tehran.

Founder of Russian LGBT Youth Site Fined Under 'Propaganda' Law

By Jason St. Amand | Aug 3
The founder of a Russian LGBT youth website and community was fined 50,000 roubles ($850 USD) under the country's controversial "homosexual propaganda" law.

Zimbabwe Accuses 2nd American of Illegally Hunting Lion

By Farai Mutsaka | Aug 3
Zimbabwe has accused a Pennsylvania doctor of illegally killing a lion in April, as it seeks to extradite a Minnesota dentist who killed a well-known lion named Cecil in July.

Girl Wounded in Attack on Jerusalem Gay Pride Parade Dies

Aug 2
An Israeli hospital spokeswoman says a teenage girl stabbed by an anti-gay extremist in last week's attack on Jerusalem's gay pride parade has died.

Russian Police Detain Several Gay Activists

Aug 2
Police in St. Petersburg on Sunday detained several gay activists who have held pickets in defense of gay rights on a Russian military holiday.

Israeli Premier Vows 'Zero Tolerance' for Jewish Extremists

Aug 2
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his government will have "zero tolerance" for Jewish extremists.

Senegalese Journalist Gets 6 Months for Homosexuality

Jul 31
A well-known Senegalese journalist was sentenced Friday to six months in prison for acts of homosexuality, which is illegal in this West African country.

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