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Archie Comics' Gay Character Kevin Keller Kiss
USA Today
May 20, 2013

It's a just quick kiss, but it's a long step forward for Archie Comics' only openly gay character Kevin Keller. The Riverdale teen finds his life turned upside down after locking lips with his boyfriend,

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Jesse Tyler Fergeson Speaks Out for Trans Student
ABQ Journal
May 20, 2013

Albuquerque native and St. Pius alum Jesse Tyler Ferguson posted an email that was sent to St. Pius officials on his Facebook page regarding the treatment of Damian Garcia.

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Chinese Police Detain Gay Pride March Organizer
Ap
May 20, 2013

Police in central China have detained the 18-year-old organizer of a gay pride march in a sign of the government's nervousness over a growing civil society movement and demands for stronger individual rights.

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Bans Of Same-Sex Marriage Can Take A Psychological Toll
NPR
May 20, 2013

When several states passed laws banning same-sex marriages, researchers found that the mental health of gay residents seemed to suffer. Conversely, stress-related disorders dropped after the legalization of gay marriage in one state. Researchers say negative

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LGBT refugees risk death, rape in Kenya - Features
Al Jazeera English
May 20, 2013

Nairobi is a magnet for people fleeing persecution across the region, including Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender people.

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Florida Teen Expelled, Charged With Felony For Lesbian Relationship
ThinkProgress
May 20, 2013

A Florida family says their 18-year-old daughter was charged with a felony and expelled from high school as a result of a consensual, same-sex relationship with another student.

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Chinese Police Detain Gay Pride March Organizer
ABC News
May 20, 2013

Police in central China have detained the 18-year-old organizer of a gay pride march in a sign of the government's nervousness over a growing civil society movement and demands for stronger individual rights.

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Cameron’s U.K. Conservatives to Defy Him on Gay Marriage
Bloomberg
May 20, 2013

Lawmakers in David Cameron’s U.K. Conservative Party, who voted against him last week over his policy toward the European Union, were today on course to oppose him again, over plans to introduce gay marriage.

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New York City shocked as anti-gay hate crimes come out of closet
rt.com
May 20, 2013

As the Big Apple struggles to come to terms with the murder of a gay man in Greenwich Village on Saturday, an uncomfortable question emerges: Are Americans less tolerant of gay lifestyles than the recent spate of same-sex union legislation indicates?

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Police: Man charged in hate crime of slain NYC gay man
USA Today
May 20, 2013

NEW YORK (AP) — The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.

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