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NEW YORK – Ricky Martin is no longer denying the rumors: He’s confirming that he is gay. (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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