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‘The love that two men or two women share is never a threat to a society:’ Gay couple’s powerful reaction to court … – Business Insider UK

An LGBT+ protester faces religious conservatives at a Belfast pride event. Getty Images A court in Northern Ireland has rejected a couple’s plea to have their same-sex marriage recognised, asserting again that there are no exceptions to the territory’s ban on equal marriage. A judge ruled that two men, who got married legally in London, […]

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Fired Google engineer says his memo actually empowered women – Business Insider

A lot of the debate about fired Google memo writer James Damore has centered around his views, the science he cited, and whether or not he deserved to get fired. But what’s been largely ignored is how women within Google felt and his reaction to that. In an interview with Business Insider, Damore says he […]

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61% of Conservative voters believe gay sex is ‘unnatural’ – Business Insider

London’s Pride March Ik Aldama/DPA/PA Images 61% of all Tory voters and 59% of Brexit supporters believe gay sex is unnatural. Half of all voters believe teachers should be prohibited from teaching primary school children about gay relationships. Third of voters believe gay couples should not be allowed children. Findings come 50 years after gay […]

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In pictures: Risky business for ‘sexugees’ in Turkey – POLITICO.eu

Optics For many LGBT refugees — from former students to engineers and cleaners — sex work is often their only hope of a steady income. By Bradley Secker 8/17/17, 5:00 AM CET Updated 8/17/17, 5:27 AM CET ISTANBUL — Open any dating app in Istanbul and you will see the effects of the refugee crisis […]

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Hindu, Jewish women marry in UK’s first interfaith gay wedding – Business Standard

A Hindu woman and her Jewish partner have married in the UK in what is believed to be the country’s first interfaith lesbian wedding, according to media reports. Kalavati Mistry, 48, and Miriam Jefferson, who is from Texas, met more than 20 years ago on a training course in the US, and […]

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Same-sex marriage advocates are sharing an hilarious ‘big gay rainbow’ speech by a New Zealand MP – Business Insider

Same-sex marriage was legalised in New Zealand in April 2013, when the country’s politicians voted overwhelmingly – 77 votes to 44 – in favour. And one of those who rose to speak in favour was National Party MP Maurice Williamson, who was a minister under PM John Key at the time. His four-minute speech became […]

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Big business rides the social justice wave – Irish Times

The resignation of Merck chief executive Kenneth Frazier from one of US president Donald Trump’s business panels has highlighted the growing tendency of corporate figures to weigh into political issues outside of the economic sphere. With the exception of fiscal issues, big business has traditionally kept out of politics and social debate beyond lobbying on […]

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The UI program: A conversation with Gay Gilbert, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Department of Labor – FederalNewsRadio.com

This content is provided by the IBM Center for the Business  of Government. Mondays at 11:00 a.m. & Fridays at 1:00 p.m. The Business of Government Radio Hour, hosted by Michael J. Keegan, features a conversation with a federal executive who is changing the way government does business. The executives discuss their careers and the […]

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Pride London

61% of Conservative voters believe gay sex is ‘unnatural’ – Business Insider

London’s Pride March Ik Aldama/DPA/PA Images 61% of all Tory voters and 59% of Brexit supporters believe gay sex is unnatural. Half of all voters believe teachers should be prohibited from teaching primary school children about gay relationships. Third of voters believe gay couples should not be allowed children. Findings come 50 years after gay […]

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61% of Conservative voters believe gay sex is ‘unnatural’ – Business Insider

London’s Pride March Ik Aldama/DPA/PA Images 61% of all Tory voters and 59% of Brexit supporters believe gay sex is unnatural. Half of all voters believe teachers should be prohibited from teaching primary school children about gay relationships. Third of voters believe gay couples should not be allowed children. Findings come 50 years after gay […]

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Australia’s ruling party meets to resolve gay marriage rift – Business Insider

Fidelity sector expert: Reports of a stock bubble are exaggerated Source Article from http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-australias-ruling-party-meets-to-resolve-gay-marriage-rift-2017-8Australia’s ruling party meets to resolve gay marriage rift – Business Insiderhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFZ4xMOL3oXALgop63sxE0EbfWFcA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779569788575&ei=VJaPWaChKZHVqQLkzKf4Cw&url=http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-australias-ruling-party-meets-to-resolve-gay-marriage-rift-2017-8http://news.google.com/news?q=gay,business&output=rssgay,business – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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Houston sued over possible denial of benefits to gay spouses – Business Insider

HOUSTON (AP) — Three city employees and their spouses who are concerned that Houston could be forced to stop paying benefits to same-sex spouses due to an ongoing civil case on Thursday sued the city, asking for a court order to stop any such action. The employees’ lawsuit, filed in federal court, comes after the […]

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Australia’s PM Turnbull says a vote on same-sex marriage could come this year – Business Insider

A woman holds a rainbow flag at the Pink Dot rally. Thomson Reuters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said Tuesday that Parliament could legalize gay marriage this year if the nation’s voters endorse it in a rare nonbinding poll in November. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he expected the public would support marriage […]

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61% of Conservative voters believe gay sex is ‘unnatural’ – Business Insider

London’s Pride March Ik Aldama/DPA/PA Images 61% of all Tory voters and 59% of Brexit supporters believe gay sex is unnatural. Half of all voters believe teachers should be prohibited from teaching primary school children about gay relationships. Third of voters believe gay couples should not be allowed children. Findings come 50 years after gay […]

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Challenge filed in court to Australian gay marriage ballot – Business Insider

Fidelity sector expert: Reports of a stock bubble are exaggerated Source Article from http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-challenge-filed-in-court-to-australian-gay-marriage-ballot-2017-8Challenge filed in court to Australian gay marriage ballot – Business Insiderhttp://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGc_7NqLjM_9QgKgQKAMZ8NCXlgaQ&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52779572992839&ei=LkaNWZjQNtOSqQKCz6WABQ&url=http://www.businessinsider.com/ap-challenge-filed-in-court-to-australian-gay-marriage-ballot-2017-8http://news.google.com/news?q=gay,business&output=rssgay,business – Google NewsGoogle Newshttps://ssl.gstatic.com/news-static/img/logo/en_us/news.gif

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LGBT groups fund messages of economic doom – Washington Times – Washington Times

The Texas Association of Business has been an outspoken opponent of the state’s proposed transgender bathroom bill, predicting the legislation will lead to a massive economic backlash and cost the state as much as $8.5 billion in lost business. The Indiana Chamber of Commerce was similarly alarmed by the 2015 push for the Religious Freedom […]

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A woman holds a rainbow flag at the Pink Dot rally, Singapore

Australia’s PM Turnbull says a vote on same-sex marriage could come this year – Business Insider

A woman holds a rainbow flag at the Pink Dot rally. Thomson Reuters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said Tuesday that Parliament could legalize gay marriage this year if the nation’s voters endorse it in a rare nonbinding poll in November. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he expected the public would support marriage […]

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DC’s Biggest Gay Nightclub Is Set to Close, But a New Iteration May Replace It – Washington City Paper

Darrow Montgomery The mourning came swiftly. When Town Danceboutique, the District’s largest LGBTQ nightclub, announced on June 27 that it would be shutting its doors next summer after a decade in business, gay men across D.C. lamented the news. Hundreds took to Facebook and Twitter to share memories of the times they’d spent bumping and […]

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A woman holds a rainbow flag at the Pink Dot rally, Singapore

Australia’s PM Turnbull says a vote on same-sex marriage could come this year – Business Insider

A woman holds a rainbow flag at the Pink Dot rally. Thomson Reuters CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia’s prime minister said Tuesday that Parliament could legalize gay marriage this year if the nation’s voters endorse it in a rare nonbinding poll in November. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said he expected the public would support marriage […]

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Challenge filed in court to Australian gay marriage ballot – The News Tribune

Gay-rights advocates filed a court challenge Thursday to the government’s unusual plan to canvass Australians’ opinion on gay marriage next month, while a retired judge said he would boycott the survey as unacceptable. The mail ballot is not binding, but the conservative government won’t legislate the issue without it. If most Australians say “no,” the […]

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Business Briefs: SFMOMA ad campaign promotes gay Castrodistrict – Bay Area Reporter

Martin Puryear‘s sculpture “Untitled, 1990″ is paired with a photo of a similarly posed sea lion at Pier 39. A tower of the Golden Gate Bridge is juxtaposed with Mark Rothko’s “No. 14, 1968″ as it utilizes the same rust orange color as the famous span. And a rainbow flag banner across the […]

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