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‘Ginger Pride is a ridiculous concept. Here’s why’

| blog, L&B World, Plymouth, Ron Weasley, Sarah Ferguson, UK | June 30, 2015

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This kind of thing: is it right? Or is it wrong? Our writer thinks it is WRONG. (Picture: Getty)

A Ginger Pride festival is to take place in Plymouth next year. We asked ginger correspondent Jon Blyth what he made of the news.

When I was asked for my hottest, most sideways take on the forthcoming Ginger Pride event, I realised that I was in a unique position.

Speaking as a ginger man – and that’s how I start 75% of my sentences – this was my chance to join the noble tradition of throwing my own people under the bus, in order to endear myself to our oppressors. Oppressors like that one kid who informed me that as a Ginger Nut, my destiny was to fall into… Read the full story

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Shocking pics show man, 35, marrying six-year-old child bride

| blog, India, L&B World, World | June 30, 2015

RAJASTHAN, INDIA - JUNE 23, 2015: Indian local council member Ratan Lal Jat, 35, married a six-year-old girl in Chittorgarh district in Rajasthan, India, in order to live-in with his married girlfriend.nnRatan married the child under local customs called Nata Pratha that allows a man to have a live-in relationship with a married woman if he pays her some money.nnPicture supplied by: Cover Asia Press
Indian local council member Ratan Lal Jat, 35, married a six-year-old girl (Picture: Cover Asia Press)

Disturbing pictures have emerged which appear to show a 35-year-old councillor marrying a six-year-old girl.

Ratan Lal Jat, 35, is an elected local member of the Gangrar village council, in Rajasthan, West India.

On June 23, it’s thought that Ratan Lal Jat wed the extremely young child bride… Read the full story

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Mormon church split over rights for LGBT community

| blog, Gay Marriages, L&B World, Lgbt, World | June 30, 2015

Mormons for Equality- facebook  Waiting for permission from https://www.facebook.com/MormonsForEquality/  Must link back: https://www.facebook.com/MormonsForEquality/ &  https://twitter.com/MormonsEquality/media
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‘Brace yourselves… Mormon allies are coming.’

That’s the message of one group from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, fighting for everyone to have the same rights to love and a family life.

They’re bored of hearing about ‘Adam and Eve not Adam and Steve’ and say they have seen the light when it comes to LGBT rights.

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Body of man in France linked to murder of mother and daughter in Surrey

| blog, Crime news, L&B World, UK | June 30, 2015

A police car parked in the grounds of  Simmons Gate, a gated community in Esher, Surrey, where the bodies of Lisa Anthony, 47, and 14-year-old Ava Anthony were found at their home yesterday morning, a day after the girl's father was found dead in France. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 30, 2015. Surrey Police said Lisa and Ava Anthony were found at their home in Esher yesterday morning. The force said it was linking the incident to the death of a man in southern France on Sunday. The man, who has not been named, is understood to Mrs Anthony's husband and Ava's father, who lived with them. Surrey Police said it was working with the French Gendarmerie but it was not looking for anyone… <a href=Read the full story

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Gay-hating Americans are protesting rainbow Facebook pics in a pretty dim way

| blog, L&B World, Lgbt, Russia, White House, World | June 30, 2015

Mock-up anti-gay social media picture  Source: Getty Images
Mock-up anti-gay social media picture (Picture: Getty)

Around 26 million people showed their support for gay pride by adding the rainbow flag to their Facebook profile pictures.

Keen not to be left out, those opposing equal marriage have taken to altering their own avatars.

It’s pretty tough for homophobes online right now, so they’re sticking together.

Like hordes of anti-gay Russians, some Americans are using a Stars and Stripes overlay in a bizarre protest to everyone’s rainbowified photos.

RightWingNews.com have counteracted Facebook’s Celebrate Pride tool, with an American flag in retaliation to the iconic gay rights flag.

Which, quite frankly, is not cool guys.

MORE: Some Russians are really not happy about Facebook’s rainbow filter

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This scary secret iPhone menu shows ALL the places you frequently visit

| blog, L&B World, News | June 30, 2015