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Entries by Dan Littauer from 08/2013

Philippines Archbishop Backs Pope's Stance on Gays, But Says They Must 'Behave' and Not Make Themselves 'Laughing Stocks'

| Posted 08.01.2013 | UK

A leading Philippines clergymen, Archbishop emeritus Oscar Cruz, said he agreed with Pope Francis that gay people should not be judged, but at the same time, recommended avoiding actions that would make them "laughing stocks".

In Nigeria a Mere Rumor of Being Gay Can Lead to Violence and Imprisonment

| Posted 08.08.2013 | Gay Voices

This week police in Aba state, Nigeria, had 40-year-old Benjamin Ndubuisi go on trail for having gay sex with a 23-year-old man, based on rumors.

Glasgow Mayor Rejects Calls to End Russian Twin City Agreement Over Gay Rights

| Posted 08.09.2013 | Gay Voices

The response came after hundreds of members of Glasgow's LGBT community and its supporters signed a petition demanding that the mayor cut the city's ties with its Russian sister city Rostov-on-Don, due to the country's recent law banning so-called "homosexual propaganda."