Tag Archives: Turkey

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  • Russian president Putin signs anti-gay propaganda’ bill into law
  • Istanbul gay pride supported by thousands of Gezi park protestors
  • 21,000 show-up to support queer love in Singapore last weekend
  • Baguio LGBT Pride Parade in Philippines goes ahead in a cyclone

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  • New PRISM leaks detail live notification of email logins, sent messages
  • US taps half a billion phone calls, mails, texts in Germany every month
  • American faces 13 years jail for scribbling anti-bank messages in chalk
  • Drug tests used on 84% of all Americans are a scam targeting the poor
  

Periodical Political Post *167

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  • Nigeria bans gay marriages with 14-year prison term
  • Kuwaiti police sweep cafes, arrest 215 for being gay
  • Gay ‘conversion therapy’ fraud faces test in courts
  • Scotland to unveil its gay marriage bill next month

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  • More than 3,000 people wounded in clashes in Turkey
  • US police can take DNA swabs from everyone they arrest
  • Google forced to hand over user data without judicial review
  • Sex-abuse investigations rip open Catholic church’s secret files
  

Periodical Political Post *166

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  • Balkan states told to improve on queer rights before joining EU
  • Chinese teen arrested, jailed for organizing queer rights march
  • Stockholm invites queers to bypass Russia’s 100-year pride ban
  • Bakery won’t serve gay brides but offers divorce celebration cake

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Periodical Political Post *154

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  • Gay adoption laws strengthened for civil partners in Germany
  • 200,000 Puerto Ricans protest against equal rights for gays
  • Australia considers trans & intersex inclusive birth certificates
  • Turkish court disagrees with supreme court, rules gay sex natural

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  • US, from 1970 to 2005, increased its prison population by 700%
  • Hell froze over, even The Economist wants minimum wages in US
  • Facebook made $1 billion profits, paid no corporate income tax
  • New platform tracks lobbyists copy-pasting their way into EU laws
  

Periodical Political Post *139

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  • Student suspended for refusing to get spied on by school
  • German record industry thinks that kids should be beaten
  • Anti-gay US Senate candidate faces trial for abusing boy
  • Pro-Life US Congressman pressured mistress to get abortion
  • Studies in US, Europe & China find boys start puberty at 9 
  

Periodical Political Post *112

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  • Teenage lesbian couple shot in Texas, one dead, one survives
  • Egyptian chief diplomat rep. suggests gays are not real people
  • Seattle police celebrates pride by attacking crowd outside gay bar
  • Trans pride march attacked by right-wing nationalists in Istanbul
  • Extremists & church officials call for violence at pride in Bulgaria
  • Malta: Gender identity, sexual orientation included in hate crime laws

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  • Circumcision for non-medical reasons a crime says German court
  • The U.S. govt. doesn’t want to tell if it armed Mexican drug cartels
  • Republican admits voter ID laws are meant to suppress minorities
  • U.S. state of Tennessee’s ‘No Holding-Hands Bill’ blasted by critics
  • Republicans oppose teaching critical thinking & support hitting kids
  • Christian textbooks say Loch Ness Monster is proof of Creationism
  

Periodical Political Post *96

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  • U.S. makes it easier to use “anti-terror” surveillance data against non-terrorists
  • UK internet providers forced to hand over 9,000 user details of porn pirates
  • U.S. House kills law preventing employers from demanding Facebook passwords
  • America’s rich get even richer while gap between them and the rest widens
  • Woman demanding care at a hospital is arrested for trespassing, dies in jail
  • Study says compared to other groups, conservatives distrust science most
  

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