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International Bangladesh Police Arrest Suspect in Killing of Gay Activist

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) - Police in Bangladesh said Sunday that they have arrested a suspected Muslim militant for his alleged involvement in the killing last month of a gay rights activist and his friend in the capital. READ MORE.

Portuguese Lawmakers Extend Pregnancy Rights to Gay Women

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Gay women will soon have access to artificial insemination in Portugal after the country's Parliament approved legal changes widening access to the procedure. READ MORE.

National Gay Media Association Condemns Bangladeshi Editor's Killing

BANGLADESH - The National Gay Media Association April 27 joins with the world community in condemning the senseless and brutal killing April 26 of Xulhaz Mannan, the editor of Roopbaan, an LGBTI publication in Bangladesh. READ MORE.

3 Detained in Bangladesh after Stabbing Death of Hindu Man

NEW DELHI (AP) - Police in Bangladesh detained three men Sunday, including the head of an Islamic school, in connection with the stabbing death of a Hindu tailor in an attack claimed by the Islamic State group. READ MORE.

New Killings in Bangladesh Leave LGBT Community Full of Fear

NEW DELHI (AP) - The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country's already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a government that considers their status to be criminal, rights groups said. READ MORE.

US Urges Action by Bangladesh to Prevent Killings

WASHINGTON (AP) - Secretary of State John Kerry called on Bangladesh's leader to step up law enforcement to prevent a wave of killings targeting liberal voices, the State Department said Friday amid fears that the traditionally moderate South Asian nation is under threat from Islamic extremists. READ MORE.

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Past Presidents Of Hotter Than July Honored At Annual Conference

About 50 people came out Friday for Hotter Than July's annual Gathering on LGBT Issues. The conference, which took place at Michigan State University's Detroit Center, has been a part of Detroit Black Gay Pride since its inception in 1996.

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