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Mario Lavandeira aka Perez Hilton forces Meredith Baxter into admitting she is a lesbian.

From rPulse.com:

Meredith Baxter said, “To come out and disclose stuff is very antithetical to who I am.” I sure hope you’re proud of yourself Mario. (more…)

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Former ‘Family Ties’ Star Meredith Baxter: ‘I’m A Lesbian’

From Yahoo.com:

NEW YORK, New York — Former “Family Ties” star Meredith Baxter has revealed she is gay. (more…)

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Govt-backed gay bar fails to attract customers

From: http://www.chinadaily.com

The idea was simple: Set up a bar to attract gay men and then use it to distribute information on AIDS/HIV prevention.

The media loved the idea – but all the attention kept the gay men away. (more…)

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China city government opens gay bar to fight AIDS

From http://www.reuters.com:

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BEIJING (Reuters Life!) – A Chinese city with one of the nation’s highest rates of AIDS has opened a government-funded gay bar in an outreach effort that has stirred debate over the use of taxpayers’ money. (more…)

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from: http://www.shewired.com/Article.cfm?ID=24007

Lesbians and Gays to Protest  Vallejo's Homophobic Mayor Osby DavisGay rights activists are planning a protest against Vallejo, California mayor Osby Davis after he called gays “sinful” in a interview with the New York Times. (more…)

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Nineteen year-old Jorge Steven Mercado dreamed about working in the fashion industry. He was also a volunteer in organizations advocating for HIV prevention and gay rights. But, last week his body was found dismembered, decapitated, and partially burned, in a rural area in Guavate, Cayey, Puerto Rico. Activists from the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community in Puerto Rico immediately described this brutal slaying  as a hate crime. Not a single crime has been processed under the Puerto Rican Hate Crime Law since it was approved in 2002. Penalties are higher if the Hate Crime Law is applied.

Photo by Sylvar. Reprinted under CC License. (more…)

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