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NFL promises to protect players who come out

With talk of several professional football players coming out in the near future, the NFL has agreed to protect gay players from harassment and discrimination.

Gay teen sues school for failing to protect him from bullies

An openly gay Indiana teen, who was expelled from school earlier this year because he brought a stun gun to school to ward off bullies, has filed a lawsuit claiming the school district did nothing to prevent the “relentless, severe harassment.”

Report: U.S. Christian Right lobbies to implement anti-gay laws in Africa

Conservative U.S. Christian “family values” and religious organizations are setting up fronts in Africa to fight for anti-gay and anti-abortion legislation to promote their fundamentalist convictions, according to a report by the progressive think tank Political Research Associates.

In Uganda, police raid workshop on gay rights, arrest LGBT activists

Police in Kampala, Uganda raid a gay rights meeting and arrest several LGBT activists gathered at the Essela Hotel in Najjeera, a Kampala suburb, accusing the participants of “propagating gay issues in Uganda.”