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NYC Opens ‘Temple’ to Gay Liberation Icon Oscar Wilde

This post originally published by Towleroad. A secular temple devoted to Oscar Wilde opened in the basement of a New York church Tuesday, crammed with devotional style religious art to honor a trailblazer of gay rights. Those involved in the project said it had been 20 years in the making …

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Groundbreaking LGBTQ Art Show Opens in Taiwan

This post originally published by Towleroad. An LGBTQ art exhibition billed as the first of its kind in Asia opened in Taiwan on Saturday, just months after the island’s top court ruled in favour of gay marriage. A papercutting depicting two men having sex on a train and life-size charcoal …

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French Fashion Tycoon Pierre Berge Dies Aged 86: Foundation

This post originally published by Towleroad. The French fashion tycoon Pierre Berge — the business brains behind the Yves Saint Laurent empire — has died aged 86, his foundation said Friday. Berge, the longtime partner of the late designer Yves Saint Laurent, died in his sleep early Friday at his …

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Australian High Court Dismisses Challenges to Same-Sex Marriage Vote

This post originally published by Towleroad. Australia’s High Court has rejected two separate legal challenges to the government’s voluntary postal vote that could give lawmakers the go-ahead to legalize same-sex marriage. The court did not issue any written opinions Thursday explaining why it decided to reject the challenges after two …

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