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Israel Blocks Entry to Two US Congresswomen – Former Ambassador Says It’s Because of Trump’s ‘Recommendation’

Israel has just formally banned two Democratic U.S. Congresswomen from entering their country, and in a stunning admission its former Ambassador to the U.S. says they are doing so because the President of the United States told them to. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Thursday morning blocked U.S. Representatives Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) from crossing into Israel during a trip planned to the country slated for Sunday, The Washington Post reported. Former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., Danny Ayalon, immediately took to Twitter to announce Israel has every...
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‘Gun Society’: Foreign Countries Issue Warnings to Their Citizens About ‘Indiscriminate’ US Gun Violence

At least six countries have warned their citizens about gun violence and mass shootings in the U.S. Foreign countries are warning their citizens to exercise caution and avoid areas and events where large groups of people gather while in the United States, in response to America’s epidemic of deadly gun violence. The three most recent warnings come from Japan, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Uruguay’s Foreign Ministry issued a statement on Monday, after a weekend of deadly domestic terror and mass shootings, warning citizens about “growing indiscriminate violence” in the U.S., as...
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Russian LGBTQ Activist Fatally Stabbed After Being Listed On Gay-Hunting Website

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A Russian LGBTQ activist was fatally stabbed in St. Petersburg Sunday night after her name was posted on a website that encourages people to “hunt” LGBTQ activists. Yelena Grigoryeva was reportedly stabbed by a “40-year-old resident of Bashkortostan.” The suspect has been detained by police, reports Russian newspaper Fontanka. The 41-year-old was active with Russia’s Alliance of Heterosexuals and LGBT for Equality and other activist causes, according to the Russian LGBT Network. Grigoryeva was worried about her safety after she discovered her name and personal...
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Trump’s New Favorite Right Wing News Outlet Has an On-Staff Journalist Paid by the Kremlin: Report

The “merger between Russian state-sponsored propaganda and American conservative media” is now complete says a former FBI Special Agent. Its headlines look like they’re written to please an audience of one. “Political Strategist: President Trump’s reelection looks good in state-by-state analysis of chances.” “Pres. Trump touts strong approval rating as economy remains solid.” “GOP businesswoman Scherie Murray announces campaign for AOC’s seat.” It’s been called an “obscure” pay-cable TV station, but One America News Network, which at time feels more like Fox News than Fox News, is President Donald Trump’s...
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‘LGBT-FREE ZONE’ Set To Be Distributed To Businesses In Poland

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A Polish news magazine has announced plans to distribute stickers proclaiming an “LGBT-free zone” to its readers, reports CNN. The far-right weekly publication Gazeta Polska said it intends to include the stickers, which feature an image of a black cross over a Pride flag alongside the inflammatory slogan, in its next issue. The stickers have sparked international outrage and was criticized by the US Ambassador to Poland. “I am disappointed and concerned that some groups use stickers to promote hatred and intolerance,” Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher...
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A Father Cut Off His Gay Son’s Earlobe To Mark Him As An ‘Abomination’

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); A gay teenager says his family cut off his earlobe to permanently “mark” him as an abomination. The 19-year-old, who has only been identified as “Modou” in the press, is seeking asylum in the Netherlands on the basis of his sexual orientation. Homosexuality is currently punished with life imprisonment in his home country of The Gambia. Former Gambian President Yahya Jammeh had previously threatened to “cut the heads” off any LGBTI person. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); “I was so afraid to tell my family...
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Powerful Russian Lawmaker Claims Allowing Same-Sex Couples to Adopt Will Lead to ‘The Extinction of Humanity’

In an insane rant a powerful Russian lawmaker disparaged all LGBT people across the planet by claiming allowing same-sex couples to adopt will lead to the end of the human race. Valentina Matvienko, a Senator from St. Petersburg, is the Chairwoman of the Federation Council, making her the third most-powerful elected official in Russia, and essentially second in line to the Presidency, after the Prime Minister. Matvienko, who is closely tied to Russian President Vladimir Putin, told participants at a children’s forum that “foundations for happiness” include “family, children, and...
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Alan Turing, WWII Code-Breaker Who Was Castrated For Being Gay, Will Grace Britain’s £50 Note

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); Alan Turing, a crack World War II code-breaker and visionary mathematician who was convicted under Victorian-era anti-gay laws, will be the face of Britain’s new £50 note. “Alan Turing was an outstanding mathematician whose work has had an enormous impact on how we live today,” said Bank of England governor Mark Carney. “As the father of computer science and artificial intelligence, as well as a war hero, Alan Turing’s contributions were far-ranging and path-breaking. Turing is a giant on whose shoulders so many now stand.”...
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Trump Continues Racist Attacks on Democratic Congresswomen – Accuses Them of ‘Racist Hatred’ and Demands Apology

UK Prime Minister Blasts US President President Donald Trump is doubling down on his weekend tweets, accusing four progressive Democratic U.S. Congresswomen he targeted of “racist hatred” and demanding an apology. But it was Trump who ignited the international firestorm when he suggested they were not born in America, telling them to “go back” to the “places from which they came.” Three of the four lawmakers were born in the U.S. and all are U.S. citizens. Trump early Monday morning issued a new series of racist attacks on Twitter, calling...
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UK Parliament Votes To Legalize Same-Sex Marriage In Northern Ireland

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || ).push({}); The U.K. Parliament’s House of Commons has voted overwhelmingly to approve legalizing gay marriage in Northern Ireland. In a historic decision, the House of Commons voted 383-73 in favor of an amendment introduced by Member of Parliament (MP) Conor McGinn officially instating LGBTQ marriage in Northern Ireland, the BBC reported on Tuesday. According to the Hill: Northern Ireland’s government is “devolved,” meaning it is able to legislate independently from the British Parliament on some issues. However, the government body collapsed in 2017 and has not...
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