Paris celebrates Pride under tight security

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PARIS (AP) – Thousands of people marched July 2 in a gay pride parade in Paris amid tight police security, three weeks after the massacre at a Florida gay nightclub.

Some participants at the Paris parade were wearing black armbands to pay tribute to the Orlando victims.

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Gay rights group sues Justice Department for access to Eisenhower’s discriminatory executive order

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Washington (AP) – A gay rights group is suing the Justice Department for failing to produce hundreds of pages of documents related to a 1953 order signed by President Dwight Eisenhower that empowered federal agencies to investigate and fire employees thought to be gay.

The suit in U.S. District Court accuses the government of conducting an inadequate search for the material and of groundlessly withholding some records on the basis of national security.

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Gay man who fell off of cruise ship still missing

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Miami – The Coast Guard is calling off the search for a gay man who fell off the side of a cruise ship early the morning of Nov. 6. The circumstances surrounding how the man fell are suspicious.

35-year-old Bernardo Albaz and his husband Eric were vacationing aboard a Royal Caribbean cruise ship when they were harassed by security crew members who taunted the couple with anti-gay remarks, according to NBC Miami.

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Israel Day Parade faces Jewish anti-gay, anti-Israel protesters

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NEW YORK (AP) — Marchers in the Israel Day Parade up Fifth Avenue faced some dissonant spectators: Orthodox Jews who don’t believe Israel should exist.

Standing near them at the celebration May 31 were other Orthodox men heckling gay marchers while hoisting signs that read: “Judaism considers male homosexuality a sin worse than murder.”

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25 men arrested in Egyptian bath house raid

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CAIRO – Egyptian security forces raided a bath house and arrested 25 men suspected of being gay, dragging them naked out of the building in downtown Cairo, an official said Dec. 8.

The raid is part of an ongoing crackdown on gay men and comes after an Egyptian court last month convicted eight men on charges of “inciting debauchery” following their appearance in an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat, sentencing each to three years imprisonment.

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Eight men sentenced to prison for alleged same-sex wedding in Egypt

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CAIRO (AP) – An Egyptian court on Saturday convicted eight men for “inciting debauchery” following their appearance in an alleged same-sex wedding party on a Nile boat, sentencing each of them to three years in prison.

The Internet video shows two men exchanging rings and embracing among cheering friends. The eight were detained in September when a statement from the office of Egypt’s chief prosecutor said the video clip was “shameful to God” and “offensive to public morals.”

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Grindr flaw reveals exact locations can endanger users

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An anonymous spammer has been sending messages through Grindr by the thousands, warning users that they might be endangering themselves all in name’s sake for a good time.

This unknown person has been warning people of a security flaw that could allow anyone with some computer and programming knowledge to easily trace their exact location. The unknown user has been sending links to a Twitter account, a YouTube video and Pastebin text dump explaining the security flaw, specifically sending the information to users in countries with very stringent anti-gay laws.

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