Hawaii’s Gabbard apologizes for past LGBTQ statements

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HONOLULU (AP) | Presidential candidate U.S. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard on Jan. 17 responded to criticism about her past work advocating against gay rights by apologizing in a video.

The nearly four-minute-long clip, which was shot in her Washington, D.C. backyard, shows Gabbard standing in the snow saying that her views have changed significantly since she made statements that were hurtful to LGBTQ people.

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Iraqi actor tortured and murdered for ‘appearing gay’

By : MARIAH COOPER OF THE WASHINGTON BLADE, COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL GAY MEDIA ASSOCIATION
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Karar Noshi, an Iraqi actor and model, was tortured and murdered for “appearing” gay.

Noshi, whose sexual identity is publicly unknown, was nicknamed the “Beauty King” of Iraq. Noshi was reportedly targeted for his long hair and wearing tight-fitting clothing.

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