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mexico

Three LGBTQ activists have been murdered in Guerrero, Mexico. The bodies of Roberto Vega, Carlos Uriel Lopez and Ruben Estrada were discovered by authorities in the city of Taxo. The Washington Blade reports that the men were out at a nightclub on Sunday, June 17 when they became the target of a group of men demanding money. They refused to pay and were grabbed, thrown in a van and driven away. Local news reports that all three died of gunshot wounds to the...
Istanbul-Pride

Activists are being detained, attacked with gas bombs and rainbows confiscated Turkish police fired rubber bullets at Istanbul Pride marchers who defied the city’s ban on the parade. Istanbul’s governor banned the parade yesterday (24 June) citing ‘safety concerns’ after numerous threats. But marchers turned out in force to fight for their rights and take a stand against homophobia. The police closed off the parade route streets, and confiscated all rainbow flags and clothing. They also set off gas bombs to break up...
LeviFoster

Whoopi Goldberg, Andy Cohen, Lance Bass and Sarah Paulson are among those encouraging young and old LGBTI people to come together to share a meal Does the LGBTI community have a problem with ageism? More specifically, do we disregard the experiences and wisdom of our LGBTI elders? SAGE is the biggest organization dedicated to supporting LGBT seniors in the US. Since 1978, it has been working to support and improve the lives of older LGBTI people and their caregivers. It has launched a...

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