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Florida man jailed for shouting epithets and shooting LGBT Pride marcher with BB gun

A 21-year-old Florida man was sentenced to six months behind bars for shooting a marcher in St. Petersburg’s LGBT Pride march with a BB gun. WPTV reported Thursday that Cornelius Davis of St. Petersburg was sentenced after pleading guilty to felony assault charges stemming from the June 2013 incident, in…

St. Petersburg bans ‘homosexual propaganda’

By Miriam Elder Twenty years after homosexuality was decriminalised in Russia, anti-gay legislation is making a rapid comeback, with St Petersburg becoming the latest city to ban “homosexual propaganda”. The law, signed by St Petersburg’s governor last week, came amid increasing calls by leading Russian politicians and Orthodox Church officials…

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