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Ryan Lewis launches Indiegogo campaign to build health centers for those with HIV/AIDS

Since their rise to the top of the charts, winning numerous awards and vastly increasing in global popularity, Ryan Lewis and Macklemore have used their fame to promote equality.

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Jodie Foster marries girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

Two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster married her partner, photographer and actress Alexandra Hedison, in a private ceremony over the weekend of April 19.

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Uganda pastor who pushed for anti-gay law could be charged under it

A pastor in Uganda who advocated for the nation’s Anti-Homosexual Bill for years could now be charged with violating it.

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Lesbian police chief fired by mayor receiving “overwhelming” public support

Openly lesbian police chief Crystal Moore of Latta, South Carolina was fired from her job after almost twenty years in the service by new mayor Earl Bullard. According to Moore and many local supporters, the mayor’s decision was due to her sexual orientation.

Travel
Three days exploring Old San Juan

I have been to Puerto Rico, including Vieques, many times in the past, but this time I only focused on exploring the district of Old San Juan, the oldest settlement within Puerto Rico with a historic colonial section. Read my own travel experience with recommendations on where to stay, where to eat and what to do. A perfect three-day getaway.

Culture
Editor's Picks of the Week

The Tony Award nominations will be announced next week. These performances are touted to be on the list of nominees.

Politics
Indian Supreme Court to hear appeal regarding sodomy law

The Supreme Court of India announced on Tuesday, April 22 that it plans to hear an appeal of its December 2013 decision to reinstate its sodomy law.

Politics
Brunei temporarily halts new law allowing LGBT people to be stoned to death

Brunei’s new law authorizing death by stoning for gay people has been officially delayed because, according to the Brunei Times, the head of state and government Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah is in Singapore and the government wants to await his return.

Culture
“Gaming in Color” documentary is officially out

On April 22, “Gaming in Color,” the first full-length documentary to focus on queer video game players in the US, was released for digital purchase.

Politics
Draft of Houston’s Human Rights Ordinance released, includes employment protections for LGBT people

On April 21, the office of Houston, Texas mayor Annise Parker released a completed draft of the city’s proposed Human Rights Ordinance, a bill many LGBT activists have been anticipating for a long time.

                   
 
 
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