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CHINA ON GAY CONVERSION THERAPY

China's Hunan province May 17, 2013. Photo/AFP/Getty Images
China’s Hunan province May 17, 2013. Photo/AFP/Getty Images, anti-discrimination march.

I discovered recently, that it seems like China isn’t quite ready to ban gay conversion therapy, even thou in 1997 the government decriminalized homosexuality and in 2001, removed homosexuality as a mental illness.

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The U.S. LGBT POPULATION GROWS IN MANY WAYS

Image credit, Mittens & Poppy via Devianart
Image credit, Mittens & Poppy via Deviantart

As discussed here on QL many a time, the LGBT community appears to be growing, and mostly due to individuals stepping out of the closet, showing their true colors, and taking the position of, I’m here and I’m queer!  In addition to that, I discovered today…

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First U.S. Senator joins the NOH8 campaign!

Sen. Martin Heinrich.noh8
New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich is officially the first U.S. Senator to join the NOH8 campaign! “I am proud to be the first U.S. Senator to participate in the NOH8 campaign. Gay and lesbian couples who accept the responsibility of marriage should have all the rights that come with that responsibility. The time for marriage equality is now.”

The only other Senator to join the campaign so far is Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut. Check out his photo after the jump!

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