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Couple takes action against florist for anti-gay discrimination

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says it is representing a Kennewick, Wash., gay couple in seeking remedies from a florist that discriminated against them by refusing to provide flowers for their wedding.

Paris gay couple say they were beaten amid rise in homophobic attacks

A gay couple in Paris say they were attacked and beaten for walking arm-in-arm in what LGBT advocates in the country say is indicative of a rise in anti-gay attacks in France since Parliament began debating a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage.

LGBT community remembers Margaret Thatcher for the homophobic Section 28 law

“During her rule, arrests and convictions for consenting same-sex behavior rocketed, as did queer bashing violence and murder. Gay men were widely demonized and scapegoated for the AIDS pandemic and Thatcher did nothing to challenge this vilification.”