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Snapshot of gay rights around the globe

On Friday, Ireland became the first country in the world to vote on same-sex marriage in a national referendum.

It is an important landmark in the movement towards more rights for the LGBT community.

But as Ireland moves towards greater equality, many other countries are moving in the opposite direction. Here is a snapshot of gay rights around the globe.

  • 23 May 2015
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