A colourful pride parade and a live rock concert will ensure that it would be a rollicking on Sunday for the capital's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender ( LGBT) community.
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Delhi set for gay pride parade on Sunday (IndiaTimes)
Polish far-right's 'no gay sex' logo sparks anger (AFP)
Polish gay rights campaigners on Wednesday denounced a court ruling that allowed a far-right movement to formally register a homophobic symbol as one of its logos.
"Such symbols tap directly into fascist, neo-facist and xenophobic traditions, and intolerance," Robert Biedron, a top campaigner and newly-elected lawmaker from the left-wing opposition, told reporters.
Pakistan Text Message Ban Includes 'Homosexual,' 'Lesbian,' And Other LGBT Relevant Words (HuffingtonPost)
The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority's ban on 1,600 words deemed "pornographic or offensive to Islam" has flabbergasted much of the international media. Now, many global gay rights advocates are drawing attention to the number of LGBT-related words on the black list.
DeMint: El Salvador Ambassador Has “Gay Agenda” (Advocate)
Sen. Jim DeMint says U.S. ambassador Mari Carmen Aponte wants “to impose a pro-gay agenda” on El Salvador — but she’s merely praising the Salvadoran government’s own pro-LGBT moves.
U.S. senator Jim DeMint is attacking Mari Carmen Aponte, the ambassador to El Salvador, for what he describes as “strongly promoting the homosexual lifestyle” and attempting “to impose a pro-gay agenda” on that nation.
Russia's gays under attack as MPs back fines for 'gay promotion' (Ria)
Russia’s gay rights activists have come under intense fire after the city legislature in St. Petersburg approved a bill to impose fines for the "promotion" of homosexuality.
Lawmakers voted overwhelmingly to pass the bill in its first reading on Wednesday, following a similar ban in the southern Astrakhan and central Ryazan regions.
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