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Gay man sworn in as US ambassador to Vietnam - Washington Blade

11 Dec 14, 04:12:37

Washington Blade

Gay man sworn in as US ambassador to Vietnam
Washington Blade
Osius was among the first American diplomats to work in Vietnam after the U.S. normalized relations with the country in 1995. His most recent overseas post was at the U.S. Embassy in Indonesia where he was deputy director of mission from 2009-2012.
First Openly Gay US Ambassador in East Asia Sworn InNBCNews.com
Ted Osius III Becomes Asia's First Openly Gay US AmbassadorInternational Business Times
Remarks at Swearing-In Ceremony for US Ambassador to Vietnam Ted Osius IIIUS Department of State (press release)
Human Rights Campaign (blog) -LGBTQ Nation
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Tree planted Sunday in memory of James Zappalorti, the gay Vietnam vet ... - SILive.com

01 Dec 14, 08:12:22

SILive.com

Tree planted Sunday in memory of James Zappalorti, the gay Vietnam vet ...
SILive.com
A European beech tree was planted on Androvette Street in Charleston on Sunday, Nov. 30, in memory of Staten Islander James Zappalorti, who was murdered nearby almost 25 years ago. From left: his brother, Robert; sister Peggy, and brother Michael.

Four Years Later: The Lessons of Ditching 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' - Bloomberg

22 Dec 14, 06:12:47

Four Years Later: The Lessons of Ditching 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
Bloomberg
In most of those countries, including Germany and South Korea where large numbers of soldiers are stationed, there isn't a clear provision insisting that gay spouses receive visas. Forty countries including Bahrain, Vietnam and Ireland do issue visas ...

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Building bridges with Cuba - Washington Post

22 Dec 14, 11:12:31

Building bridges with Cuba
Washington Post
To name a few successes, some political prisoners (granted, not enough) have been released, the economy has opened up in terms of trade and free enterprise, the universal right to an education was passed into law, Vietnam held its first gay-pride ...

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Vietnam diversity festival draws hundreds - Gay Star News

15 Dec 14, 09:12:07

Gay Star News

Vietnam diversity festival draws hundreds
Gay Star News
Hundreds of people on Saturday (13 December) celebrated sexual and gender diversity in Ho Chi Minh City. About 1,000 LGBTI individuals and their allies gathered at the Labor Culture Palace in Saigon district for the Embrace Diversity Festival. The ...

“We need a place to live”: Bill Maher delivers powerful plea for environmental ... - Salon

22 Dec 14, 03:12:08

Salon

“We need a place to live”: Bill Maher delivers powerful plea for environmental ...
Salon
“We need a crib! And the world desperately needs a generation — your generation — to make this a priority the way the Vietnam generation, on this very campus, made stopping that war a priority.” ... This is an awful lot for Pat Robertson to blame on ...
Watch: Maher tells UC Berkeley grads to fight 'the devastation that pollution ...Raw Story
Amid protests, Bill Maher delivers commencement speech at UC BerkeleyBig News Network.com

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Review of 2014: Triumph and tragedy for Scotland - Scotsman

23 Dec 14, 12:12:16

Scotsman

Review of 2014: Triumph and tragedy for Scotland
Scotsman
The XXII Olympic Winter Games were held in Sochi, left, but Russia triggered a backlash after what was perceived in the west as a crackdown on gay rights. During the grand opening ceremony one of five snowflakes designed to symbolise the ... It was ...

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Seeking Shelter: The Homeless and The Stakeholders - Concord Monitor

22 Dec 14, 05:12:31

Concord Monitor

Seeking Shelter: The Homeless and The Stakeholders
Concord Monitor
“I'm lucky, I have friends,” Labrie said. “Gay guys are wealthy. They don't have kids. They have really good jobs. I have a friend who I wouldn't hesitate asking for $1,200 to repair someone's car.” He added, “I wouldn't ask for something that I didn't ...

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Ten Americans Who Died in 2014 Who Shaped US Foreign Policy - Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

22 Dec 14, 06:12:51

Council on Foreign Relations (blog)

Ten Americans Who Died in 2014 Who Shaped US Foreign Policy
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)
In August 1963, he sent Cable 243—later known as the “Hilsman Cable”—to Henry Cabot Lodge, the U.S. ambassador to South Vietnam, while Kennedy and many of his top advisors were out of town. .... abolition; Peter “Pete” Seeger, the folksinger who ...

Five Moments From 2014 That Definitely Were A Sign Of The End Times - Right Wing Watch

22 Dec 14, 04:12:13

Five Moments From 2014 That Definitely Were A Sign Of The End Times
Right Wing Watch
What better way to criticize your political opponents than by accusing them of creating an oppressive government that will lead to the coming of the Antichrist and fulfill biblical prophecy on the Last Days? Warning about the imminent end of the world ...

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