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Brunei to Punish Same-Sex Acts With Death By Stoning

By Jason St. Amand | Apr 16
Lawmakers in Brunei, the sovereign state in southeast Asia near Borneo, are gearing up to introduce a new penal code that will allow death by stoning for acts of gay sex.

Boston To Hold Community Vigil for Slain Ugandan LGBT Leader

Feb 9
Boston Pride, along with Queer Women of Color and Friends and Join the Impact MA, will host a community vigil to remember and honor David Kato, a brave leader of Uganda’s persecuted LGBT community who was found bludgeoned to death in his home.

HomoTech :: For Gay Geeks, It Does Get Better

By Oscar Raymundo | Feb 7
EDGE columnist Oscar Raymundo had a hard time swallowing the "It Gets Better" campaign, but he was quite impressed with the many corporate videos that surfaced from tech companies like Pixar and Facebook.

I’m From Driftwood, 50 State Tour

By A. Sebastian Fortino | Feb 4
Last year SFGN had the opportunity to speak with Nathan Manske, the Brooklyn-based founder of I’m From Driftwood, a website which collects the stories of LGBT people across the country.

Ugandan Newspaper Pressed to Cease Gay Persecution

Nov 3
A controversial newspaper in Kampala published photos, names and home addresses of gay Ugandans on Monday - the second time the paper has done so - prompting a rights group to seek a legal injunction against the publication.

Teen Sex Same-Sex Encounters Often Called "Straight"

Nearly one-tenth of sexually active New York City high school students say they have had at least one same-sex partner, and teens who say they’ve had sexual contact with both sexes report higher-than-average rates of dating violence and forced sex.

Massachusetts City Becomes A Haven for Persecuted Gays

By Kilian Melloy | Jul 21
In Massachusetts, a focal point for the birth of modern democracy, the tradition of freedom continues with safe haven for persecuted GLBTs from abroad.

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