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Azeri Gay Rights Activist Commits Suicide

by DAVE FUMAROLA Azerbaijan’s LGBT community is currently mourning the loss of one if their leading activists. The body of 20-year-old Isa Shakhmarli was found yesterday after reportedly hanging himself. Shakhmarli was the chairman of Azerbaijan Free LGBT, a Baku-based gay rights advocacy group. Shakhmarli wrote a suicide note to his friends on Facebook, saying … Continue reading

Rainbow Lights Memorializing Teen Suicide Anger Italian Cons

by YOUR HEAD FAG IN CHARGE The Eternal City has become the center of controversy due to the local council’s decision to string rainbow-themed Christmas lights along its famous shopping street, the Via del Corso. Some have responded negatively to the decision to take a stand against homophobia, reports Agence France-Presse. Every year, lights are … Continue reading

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