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8 Things LGBT People Couldn't Do In 1985 -- And 7 Things They Still Can't Do

From the days of the Stonewall Riots to the current battle for marriage equality across the United States, the struggle for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights has a rich history -- and is far from over.<p>However, social and political victories over the past several decades have seen …

Trayvon death unnecessary says top prosecutor

The chief prosecutor in the United States has described the shooting death of Trayvon Martin as tragic and unnecessary, as the Justice Department announced a review of the case.<p>US Attorney General Eric Holder made his remarks on Monday in a speech to a convention of 14,000 members of Delta Sigma …

Open season on black boys after a verdict like this | Gary Younge

Let it be noted that on this day, Saturday 13 July 2013, it was still deemed legal in the US to chase and then shoot dead an unarmed young black man …

Protests in New York after gay man's murder

Thousands of New Yorkers - including mayoral candidate Christine Quinn - have marched to protest the shooting death of a gay man in the neighbourhood that was the cradle of the modern US gay rights movement.<p>"Homophobia's got to go," protesters chanted on Monday as they rallied waving signs to …

EU report says LGBT face discrimination

Almost two-thirds of Europe's lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community have experienced discrimination and physical violence, according to an EU report.<p>The report was published on Friday, which marks the International Day Against Homophobia.<p>"Fear, isolation and discrimination are everyday …

France legalises same-sex marriage

French President Francois Hollande has signed a gay marriage and adoption bill into law, a day after the country's Constitutional Council threw out a legal challenge by the conservative opposition.<p>Hollande, trying to turn the page on months of bitter opposition to the measures, said it was "time to …

Judge not?

AS A young woman coming to terms with her sexuality in the 1980s, Laurette Healey began to “eliminate things” from her future. Marriage, domestic …