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Quickies: International Fight for Same-Sex Marriage, India Pride, Do I Sound Gay?

Unsanctioned Same-Sex Marriages in China and Thailand – A Chinese couple had to relocate their wedding ceremony several times before wedding, despite police warnings not to do so. In Thailand, which also doesn’t recognize same-sex marriage, a couple held a traditional ceremony for friends and family. Pride Comes to India …

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Quickies: Mozambique Legalizes Gay, Police Killing the Mentally Ill, LGBT History

“Mozambique Decriminalizes Homosexuality” – “Mozambique has scrapped a colonial-era law which outlaws homosexuality in the country for a new penal code which came into effect on Monday.” “Why You Can’t Be Pro-Black and Homophobic at the Same Time” – “The simple truth is this: It’s problematic for members of any …

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Prison Beyond OITNB

CN: drugs, gang violence, prison abuse, PTSD Hey all. I hope you’re enjoying the Orange Is The New Black recaps we’ve been posting for the past couple of weeks. As you can tell, a lot of us here at Queereka have been binge watching the show. Maybe you have too. …

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Quickies: Marriage Equality, Obama Interrupted, Meningitis Outbreak

SCOTUS Brings Marriage to All – By now most readers will already know that the US Supreme Court ruled Friday that marriage was a constitutionally protected right, guaranteeing the rights of same-sex couples in all 50 states to wed. Go to any major gay news source for additional coverage. Marriage Ruling …

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SCOTUS Rules: Marriage for All!

Today, just 2 days before the 46th anniversary of the Stonewall riot, the US Supreme Court has ruled that marriage is a right guaranteed to all citizens. In the next days and weeks, same-sex couples will be able to marry all over the United States, and Puerto Rico is amending …

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Quickies: Pride Past, Trans Father’s Day, Daytime Drag

“South Korean Court Rules Police Cannot Ban LGBT Pride March” – “The march scheduled for June 28 had been barred following a showdown with religious conservative activists.” Columbus Pride Downpour – Ohio Pride attendees were soaked this weekend, but they didn’t let a little rain dampen their spirit! Photos of …

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Quickies: Pride Interupted, Same-Sex Marriage, Transracialism

This week we continue our coverage of Pride Month, with celebrations occurring in several cities in American and abroad accompanied by reminders of #WhyWeNeedPride. Boston Pride, Interrupted – Saturday’s Pride march included an estimated 25,000 marchers. It was interrupted for 11 minutes by #WicketPissed in an attempt to . raise awareness about racial inequality …

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Quickies: South Korean Pride Disputed, HRC Diversity Problems, #MyVanityFairCover

Christian Activists Block South Korean Pride Registration – Police rejected the festival application after hundreds of anti-LGBT activists demonstrated against the event. Not to be so easily deterred, Pride organizers plan to hold the event anyway, despite lacking permits for the parade. #WhyWeNeedPride Violent Protesters Disrupt Ukraine Pride – Joe.My.God. …

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