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Tanzania Arrests 12 Suspected of Promoting Homosexuality
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Tanzania Arrests 12 Suspected of Promoting Homosexuality

Tanzania Arrests 12 Suspected of Promoting Homosexuality

Tanzanian police say they are holding 12 men, including two South Africans, for questioning over allegations of promoting homosexuality in this East African country.

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Senate GOP Backs Budget, Clears Way for Tax Overhaul

By Marcy Gordon and Andrew Taylor | Oct 20
Republicans must now shift their focus to enacting President Donald Trump's sweeping tax plan, a far heavier lift than the $4 trillion budget plan they've muscled through the Senate.

Oldest Living Land Animal on Earth Believed to be Gay

Oldest Living Land Animal on Earth Believed to be Gay

Oct 20
The mystery behind why a 186-year-old tortoise is childless has been solved. He's gay.

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

Prominent Chefs Oppose Baker in Major Gay Rights Case

By Mark Sherman | Oct 20
Prominent chefs, bakers and restaurant owners want the Supreme Court to rule against a Colorado baker who wouldn't make a cake for a same-sex couple's wedding.

Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Laws May Get Even Stricter

Russia's 'Gay Propaganda' Laws May Get Even Stricter

Oct 20
Russia's already problematic "homosexual propaganda" law could get even stricter, thanks to the Ministry of the Interior.

Sessions Hints 'Religious Liberty' Guidance May be Used to Discriminate

Sessions Hints 'Religious Liberty' Guidance May be Used to Discriminate

Oct 20
Can federal employees or contractors use recently released guidance on "religious liberty" to deny services to LGBTQ people? Attorney General Jeff Sessions will have to get back to you on that.

Meet Playboy's First Transgender Playmate, Ines Rau

Meet Playboy's First Transgender Playmate, Ines Rau

Oct 20
Playboy is making headlines after it was revealed the magazine will feature its first-ever transgender Playmate in its November issue.

Attorney to Detail Another Rape Allegation Against Weinstein

Attorney to Detail Another Rape Allegation Against Weinstein

Oct 20
Harvey Weinstein is now facing criminal inquiries in three cities after an Italian actress told Los Angeles detectives the disgraced film mogul raped her in a hotel room in 2013.

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

Trump's Border Wall Models Take Shape in San Diego

By Elliot Spagat | Oct 20
The last two of eight prototypes for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall took shape Thursday at a construction site in San Diego.

Obama Tells Democrats to Reject Politics of Division, Fear

Obama Tells Democrats to Reject Politics of Division, Fear

By Alan Suderman and Michael Catalini | Oct 20
Former President Barack Obama called on fellow Democrats to reject politics of "division" and "fear" while rallying on Thursday with party's candidates for governors in Virginia and New Jersey.

GOP Leaders Decry North Carolina Governor's LGBT Rights Deal

GOP Leaders Decry North Carolina Governor's LGBT Rights Deal

By Jonathan Drew | Oct 20
North Carolina's Republican leaders said Thursday that a federal court should reject a deal by the Democratic governor that would affirm the rights of transgender people to use restrooms corresponding to their gender identity.

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