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Italian PM: Gays never to marry, adopt

Embattled Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi has said gay couples will never be permitted to marry.

Budapest Pride banned over ‘traffic concerns’

Police have banned this year’s Budapest Pride festival in June, ostensibly because it will cause too much traffic disruption.

KAMPALA, Uganda — A prominent Ugandan gay-rights activist whose picture was published by an antigay newspaper next to the words “Hang Them” was bludgeoned to death.

One of Uganda’s leading LGBT activists will be in town next week to share his experiences living amid the country’s rabid homophobia, and to enlist the help of the local LGBT community to alleviate some of the dangers faced by LGBTs in the east African country.

Gay-marriage foes lose in Canada

An appeals court in Canada’s Saskatchewan province has ruled that marriage commissioners cannot opt out of performing same-sex nuptials because of religious objections.

Thousands march in Delhi Pride

An estimated 2,000 people joined a Pride festival in Delhi, India, Nov.

LONDON — Health-care systems worldwide are wasting up to 40 percent of their funds, but more money is needed to boost their capabilities, according to a new report from the World Health Organization.

Anti-gay texts in British schools

Thousands of Muslim children in the United Kingdom are being taught the Saudi national curriculum with textbooks that contain homophobic and anti-Semitic lessons, according to a BBC documentary.

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