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Praise for police, organizers of first Kiev Pride Parade

This encouraging account of the first Pride Parade in Kiev, Ukraine, comes from Boris O. Dittrich, advocacy director of the LGBT program at Human Rights Watch: On Saturday May 25, 2013 the first Kiev Pride Parade took place. Some 75 … Continue reading

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Our world today: Jail for love notes, but death threats are OK?

“You can end up behind bars for sending a message of love, but the authorities look the other way when someone threatens to kill children.” Boris O. Dittrich, the advocacy director for the LGBT rights program at Human Rights Watch, … Continue reading

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Ukraine might ban talking about homosexuality

The parliament in Ukraine is moving forward with consideration of bills that would ban public discussions of homosexuality. The Kyiv Post reported that the proposals, Bills 8711 and 10290, were recently accepted for a first reading in the Ukraine parliament. … Continue reading

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