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Poland politicians have defended a fascist rally that overshadowed the country’s Independence Day celebrations on Saturday. Anti-LGBT, antisemitic and anti-Islamic banners were excused as ‘free-speech’ by Home Affairs Minister Mariusz Blaszczak.
The co-founder of the global gay dating website, Gaydar died Saturday after plunging to his death from a hotel balcony in South Africa. Henry Badenhorst changed the world with his groundbreaking service and had recently been battling a serious illness.
Star Trek actor and LGBT activist, George Takei has denied claims that he sexually assaulted a man at his home in 1981. He denies ever knowing Scott Brunton, who says he was drugged and molested by Takei after breaking up with his boyfriend.
Despite being covered in a choking smog, Delhi’s 10th annual Pride Parade was well attended on Sunday. Calls to repeal Section 377 of the penal code mixed with messages of religious solidarity and demands for new anti-discrimination laws.
And finally, bisexual gossip columnist Liz Smith passed away in New York yesterday aged 94. Smith who famously wrote about the relationship between Donald & Ivana Trump, came out in 2000 in her book, ‘Natural Blonde’.
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