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Compensation Awarded To Gay Man Over Electric Shock Therapy

A court in China has ruled that a psychiatric clinic must pay 3,500 yuan in compensation to a gay man, known as Yang Teng, who was made to endure electric shock therapy in an attempt to ‘cure’ him of his homosexuality.  This has been perceived to be a defining moment for gay rights in China, a

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WE New Year Festival Madrid 26 December-1 January

The WE New Year Festival is a great way to see in the New Year, with a multitude of parties held throughout the festive season. The WE New Year Festival takes place in Madrid from 26 December until 1 January and features parties that take place in different clubs throughout the city. It is a

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Homophobic Crimes On The Increase In London

The number of homophobic crimes carried out in London has increased in 2014, with more than 1,000 gay hate crimes  being reported to police in the capital. In 2013, from January to October, the number of homophobic offences was recorded as being 1,007, whilst in 2014 the number for the same period was 1,073.  These

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Miami White Party Week 26 November-1 December 2014

Miami White Party week features a whole host of events which aim to raise funds for HIV/AIDS research. Throughout the week there are a number of parties held in various nightclubs throughout Miami, as well as the White Splash Pool Party. The main event is obviously the legendary Miami White Party where attendees are expected

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Gay Pride Rio 13-16 November 2014

Gay Pride Rio takes place from 13 until 16 November in Brazil’s second largest city, Rio de Janeiro. It is one of the largest gay pride events in South America and always attracts large crowds. The highlight of the event is the pride parade that takes place on Sunday, starting near the Forte de Copacabana

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