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  • 19th June 2012

    Kenya: Bars introduce bans on LGBT customers 25

    Unofficial gay bars have begun to turn people away

    5:34 PM — Several reports from Kenya indicate that bars and clubs in the country‚Äôs main cities are now enforcing a ban on LGBT people.

  • 3rd May 2012

    Denmark: Gay bar bans straight couples from kissing 144

    Denmark is discussing marriage equality laws

    12:33 PM — A gay bar in Copenhagen has confirmed it barred straight couples from kissing at the establishment.

  • 7th December 2010

    Atlanta pays $1 million to gay bar raided by police 7

    The Atlanta Eagle was the subject of a botched police raid

    11:20 AM — The US city of Atlanta has agreed to pay $1 million to a gay bar raided by police last year. The Atlanta Eagle was raided in September 2009 and patrons said officers subjected them to excessive force and homophobic abuse.

  • 5th February 2010

    Brazilian general says gay soldiers can’t command troops 10

    The general said gay soldiers would be disobeyed

    3:56 PM — A Brazilian general told a hearing this week that gay soldiers should not be allowed to command troops because they would be disobeyed by other officers.

  • 12th January 2010

    China’s first gay pageant to be held this week 3

    Mr Gay China gets underway on Friday

    11:41 AM — Eight contestants will fight to the chance to be crowned Mr Gay China when the country's first gay pageant gets underway this week. China only decriminalised homosexuality in 1997 and it was seen as a mental illness until 2001.

  • 6th January 2010

    Canterbury’s only gay bar closes 16

    The bar was Canterbury's only gay venue

    4:35 PM — The only gay bar in Canterbury, a city which was condemned by a local Pride group for not being gay enough, has closed. O2 was opened six months ago on King Street but is closing because of a lack of business.

  • 23rd December 2009

    Women hurt in homophobic attack in Plymouth 6

    Police are appealing for witnesses

    11:55 AM — Two young women were injured in Plymouth when they were attacked outside a bar. The pair, one in her teens and one in her early 20s, told police they were attacked by a group of men outside Goodbody's cafe and bar at around 3.15am on Monday morning.

  • 21st December 2009

    Chinese government backs first official gay bar 11

    Last year China's Ministry of Health implemented its first ever national programme to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS among gay men

    11:01 AM — China's first official gay bar has opened after a three-week delay sparked by intense media attention. Opening on Saturday evening, the bar is situated in the tourist town of Dali in the southwestern province of Yunnan. It is the first venue of its kind to receive government backing.

  • 15th December 2009

    Man, 19, kidnapped and sexually assaulted in Texas 1

    The attack took place in Brewster County, Texas

    6:02 PM — Two men have been arrested in connection with the kidnap and sexual assault of a 19-year-old man in west Texas. The victim was reportedly picked up in a bar before the attack took place.

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