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Gay teen shut out from high school’s prom to lead NYC pride parade

Constance McMillen said she considered backing down when school officials canceled prom after she asked if she could bring her girlfriend. But then the 18-year-old thought about the point she was trying to make. “It’s wrong for schools to do that, it’s wrong to discriminate,” McMillen told The Associated Press.…

Thousands turn out for Tel Aviv gay pride parade

TEL AVIV — Tens of thousands of Israelis turned out for Tel Aviv’s annual gay pride parade on Friday, dancing and waving flags in a colourful procession through the sizzling streets of the beachside city. Drag queens, civil rights activists and scantily clad gay and straight couples waved Israeli and…

Moscow mayor calls gay pride march ‘Satanic’

The mayor of Moscow, known for his overtly homophobic statements, said Monday that he would never allow a gay pride parade in the city, calling it “Satanic” and saying marchers should be punished. “A gay parade… cannot be called anything but a Satanic act,” Yury Luzhkov told an education conference,…

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