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Vikings to be 1st NFL team to host LGBTQ event

The Minnesota Vikings will host a day-long summit and fundraiser at the team’s new TCO Performance Center on June 21 – a few days before the Twin Cities Pride parade – with a focus on LGBTQ inclusion in sports. “The Vikings are committed to leading efforts that raise awareness and create positive change for LGBTQ athletes across the country, and ...

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Justin Trudeau To Apologize To LGBTQ Canadians Kicked Out Of Military

OTTAWA — Martine Roy was just 20-years-old and less than a year into her chosen career as a medical assistant with the Canadian Armed Forces at CFB Borden when military police suddenly showed up at her workplace to arrest her. They brought her to an interrogation room and demanded she admit she was a lesbian. They put her through psychological ...

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Muslims' LGBTQ Acceptance Must Extend To Our Own Brothers And Sisters

Recently, a gay colleague in the Edmonton interfaith circles reminisced on his experience with a young Muslim woman at the University of Alberta. She had told him about her respect for human rights, but also claimed that, under Islamic law, the punishment for homosexuality holds under stipulated conditions. This opinion is more commonplace as young Muslims negotiate the space between ...

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