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Welsh national rugby team takes a stand against homophobic abuse

Taulupe Faletau and Justin Tipuric

The Welsh national squad and the Welsh Rugby Union have joined Stonewall’s NoBystanders campaign to help tackle abuse and bullying. The move comes after openly-gay referee Nigel Owens was subjected to homophobic abuse at Twickenham. Rugby’s finest have now taken a stand by joining thousands of individuals and organisations who are backing the NoBystanders anti-bullying campaign.

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Russian LGBT Organisation calls on Irish people to rally for a Yes in the Upcoming Civil Marriage Equality Referendum & Register to Vote

Russian LGBT Network

With just 5 days left before the November 25th deadline our colleagues at the Russian LGBT Network have today, by video, called on Irish people to rally for civil marriage equality and register to vote saying “In many countries Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans people do not have this opportunity but you have and its very important that you use it – register to vote”.

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Despite Rise in Positive Visibility, Trans People Still Face High Levels of Violence

TENI

Today (20th November) is Trans Day of Remembrance. This is an international day of commemoration that memoralises the lives lost in the course of the year due to transphobia and it also raises awareness of the violence trans people can face simply because they are trans. The Trans Day of Remembrance began in 1998 in the United States in response to the murder of Rita Hester, a trans woman.

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USA : Anti-Gay National Organization for Marriage Is $2.5 Million in Debt

USA

The anti-gay National Organization for Marriage – a group of literal trolls who dwell in caverns beneath the earth and spend all their time trying to prevent people who love each other from being able to wed legally – closed out the 2013 financial year $2.5 million in debt, according to their most recent tax filings.

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A*Base – Never gonna say I´m sorry

A*Base

It’s time for next generation Swedish nostalgia, last time the Swedes was doing nostalgic pop music was with A-Teens and ABBA hits, this time around it’s time to go back to the 90’s and Ace of Base hits with the new pop band called A*Base. Last time it was a big success – do I smell a new Swedish pop music era on it’s way ? Don’t say you wasn’t warned….